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niiio strengthens advisory board with additional sales and M&A expertise

  • As a sales and strategy expert, Stefanie Salata supports the development of sales capacities for the use of organic growth opportunities
  • With his experience in M&A, Philipp von Girsewald will accompany the inorganic growth after the recent acquisitions have been successfully completed

Goerlitz, 05.09.2022 | niiio finance group AG (ISIN: DE000A2G8332), software-as-a-service platform for asset and wealth management, has appointed two new members to the advisory board. Since September 1st, 2022, Stefanie Salata and Philipp von Girsewald have been strengthening the niiio team, in particular with their many years of experience in sales and M&A. niiio is thus further intensifying its own activities in order to take advantage of the enormous organic and inorganic growth opportunities in the market for digital asset and wealth management.

In accordance with its roll-up strategy, niiio sees itself as a consolidator in the industry in a highly fragmented market of numerous small providers with niche solutions.

After the integration of PATRONAS, which supplemented the platform with software for portfolio, order and risk management for the institutional securities business, niiio took another important step with the recently completed acquisition of FixHub. As a one-stop shop platform, niiio offers banks and financial service providers a holistic ecosystem in which all solutions are modular and easily compatible with one another. This opens up attractive opportunities for organic growth through up- and cross-selling.

As a top manager with 30 years of experience in the financial sector, Stefanie Salata (56) brings outstanding expertise in sales structures and strategy. As Managing Director at Deutsche Bank AG, she led large sales units in the private and corporate customer segment for many years. In addition, she was chairwoman of the management of the Berliner Bank and board member of a Volksbank. Today she contributes her many years of experience in setting up and managing customer-centric business structures and in corporate finance as a consultant and investor.

Philipp von Girsewald (51) is another expert who is particularly familiar with M&A strategies and the capital market. Among other things, as CEO, Mr. von Girsewald founded and built up the US business for FinTech Raisin/Deposit Solutions. In 20 years of banking experience, he was also responsible for global corporate M&A and regulatory strategy at Deutsche Bank AG for many years. Von Girsewald also has proven experience as a member of the supervisory board and advisory board.

In addition to the two newly appointed members, the niiio advisory board already includes Stefan Krause (chairman of the advisory board), Dr. Martin Deckert and Philip Laucks.

About niiio finance group AG:
niiio finance group AG (niiio) is creating a scalable pan-European WealthTech platform by bundling technological innovations in order to enable asset and wealth managers to digitalise their processes and optimally serve their clients. niiio is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for asset and wealth management. As a “one-stop shop”, the company digitalises the processes of its more than 80 European customers so that they can work efficiently, flexibly and on a legally compliant basis. As an industry pioneer, niiio is also driving the consolidation of the software market and plans to replicate existing processes in a decentralised manner via distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain in the medium to long term. niiio’s vision is the cost-effective digital issuance, custody, management and subsequent trading of securities based on DLT – and, as a consequence, decentralised settlement based on blockchain technology.

This release contains statements about the future development of the niiio Group. These forward-looking statements are based on the Management Board’s current expectations, assumptions and forecasts, and the information currently available to the Management Board. They have been compiled to the best of the Management Board’s knowledge. As far as such forward-looking statements are concerned, no guarantee can be given and no liability can be assumed that the future developments and results mentioned will occur as presented. Rather, future developments and results depend on various factors. They entail risks and uncertainties that lie beyond the Company’s control and are based on assumptions that may not prove to be accurate. Notwithstanding any legal requirements to revise forecasts, we do not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements made in this release.