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Launch of the PeoplesFinancials Foundation

Press article #30: Paris Match
Thursday, February 6th 2014

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In Geneva’s Hotel La Réserve, the co-founders of PeoplesFinancials, Michael Heijmeijer, CEO of cfinancials.com, and Markus Ferber, member of the European Parliament in charge of product risk for the European Union, announced the official launch of the …

PeoplesFinancials: official launch of the foundation

Press article #29: L’AGEFI
Wednesday, December 4th 2013

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The founders of PeoplesFinancials, Michael Heijmeijer, CEO of cfinancials.com, and Markus Ferber, MEP in charge of product risk for the European Union, announced yesterday the official launch of the PeoplesFinancials foundation. This foundation aims to swing the …

PeoplesFinancials is officially launched

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Tuesday, December 3rd 2013

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Foundation aims to make capital markets work for everyoneGeneva – 3 December 2013 – The co-founders of PeoplesFinancials, Michael Heijmeijer, Chairman and CEO of cfinancials.com, and Markus Ferber, Member of the European Parliament in charge of product risk …

Launch of the PeoplesFinancials foundation

Press article #28: Banque et Finance
Monday, December 2nd 2013

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Markus Ferber, Member of the European Parliament (where he is in charge of managing risk in the financial world) and Michael Heijmeijer, founding director of cfinancials (Rolle) announced this morning in Geneva the creation of the PeoplesFinancials foundation. The …

PEOPLESFINANCIALS: instruments within everyone’s reach

Press article #27: L’AGEFI
Wednesday, September 11th 2013

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Michael Heijmeijer, President and CEO of cfinancials.com, and Markus Ferber, Member of the European Parliament and of the Global Business Elite, have set up PeoplesFinancials, a foundation whose mission is to enable the public to invest in financial products with …

Michael Heijmeijer: “Women are free to invest safely !”

Press article #26: ELLE
Monday, June 24th 2013

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Because he wanted a transparent and objective index for evaluating the safety of financial products, and there wasn’t one, Michael Heijmeijer, capital market specialist living in Vaud canton, created one. It’s called the Safety Margin Index (SMI), a system of …

Big Brother lives in Lausanne

Press article #25: Banque et Finance
Tuesday, June 11th 2013

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Anyone who is interested in finance knows that although figures have intrinsic value, they can be made to say almost anything once interpreted by humans. It was following this observation that cfinancials, a young dot com company in Lausanne, decided to …

Cfinancials mainstream recognition

Press article #24: L’AGEFI
Tuesday, May 21st 2013

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Michael Heijmeijer and his Safety Margin Indicator (SMI) have been honoured by the mainstream press. The weekly magazine Paris Match has devoted an interview to him where he explains the general aim of the indicator developed by cfinancials, which enables users to …

Michael Heijmeijer: “SMI gives power to the people”

Press article #23: Paris Match
Friday, May 17th 2013

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Imagine investing with total awareness and confidence on the full universe of financial products. Now possible thanks to a simple indicator developed by cfinancials, investors can find the “safety” of any instrument ie. funds, stock, structured products, …

Financial Intelligence Writ Large

Press article #22: L’AGEFI
Tuesday, February 5th 2013

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cfinancials. The financial data supplier continues to grow, along with its databases S&P Capital IQ is the latest to contribute to the influx of products available on cfinancials. 3 million additional shares will now be available on their platform. S&P Capital IQ, …

Creation of a rating service

Press article #21: L’AGEFI
Thursday, November 22nd 2012

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CFINANCIALS. The new service will be available on a dedicated site cfinancials, company founded in 2009 in Lutry by Michael Heijmeijer and currently headquartered in Rolle, has notched up multiple successes. Its financial database covers more than 10 product …

CFINANCIALS.COM: just what we’ve all been waiting for ?

Press article #20: Banque et Finance
Thursday, November 8th 2012

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The best innovative products are the ones that seem obvious the minute they are introduced. The kind of product that hits the nail on the head with such efficiency, that as soon as it’s out there, life without it seems unfathomable. Think Google.So here’s a …

Vast gathering of financial intelligence

Press article #19: L’AGEFI
Monday, May 21st 2012

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CFINANCIALS The provider of financial data based in Rolle is adding an increasing number of contributors. EFG Financial Products, Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Scotland, la Banque Cantonale de Zurich, la Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Vontobel and Gerifonds (UBP, …

A Way Out

Press article #18: Finanz und Wirtschaft
Monday, March 26th 2012

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Swiss private banking is, to put it mildly, going through some tough times. Structural change – to use this overused phrase yet again – is not just fashionable, it is necessary. Visions of how to cope with the new regulatory and fiscal environment are sorely …

Becoming the leader in assets transparency

Press article #17: Banque et Finance
Thursday, December 15th 2011

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Cfinancials, the online platform for currently some twelve million financial assets, is focused on their transparency, starting with structured products. Banque & Finance: With Product Mastering, its new product, Cfinancials is now emerging as the white knight of …

No more black box

Press article #16: Finanz und Wirtschaft
Wednesday, October 26th 2011

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Transparency Financial portal Cfinancials sets new standards for transparency. It breaks down structured products into individual components and allows precise monitoring Quantum Leap In terms of transparency, the structured products industry has already achieved …

From “Financial Information” to “Financial Intelligence”

Press article #15: Banque et Finance
Friday, September 30th 2011

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The industry produces so much information that for an average investor it becomes overwhelming. It is then difficult to understand the meaning behind the information unless one could compare or test it easily. The internet is in the process of improving the …

Financial information without frontiers

Press article #14: Finanz und Wirtschaft
Saturday, March 12th 2011

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Transparency in financial products and independent information are a valuable commodity. As the high value of a commodity is determined by its low availability, I can conclude that transparency and independence are rare – in economic jargon, short. The derivation …

The window to the world of financial products

Press article #13: Finanz und Wirtschaft
Saturday, December 18th 2010

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The financial portal Cfinancials is now connected to the stocks of 125 markets – already more than 40 000 structured products are available – data and information pure The website Cfinancials wants to make information about all the world’s financial products …

Cfinancials covers stocks in 125 markets

Press article #12: L’AGEFI
Thursday, December 9th 2010

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The financial platform provides access to information that had previously been very difficult to obtain. It ultimately plans to provide data on 712,253 stocks. The financial portal Cfinancials today moved into a major new phase in its plan to become a veritable …

Factual information on several million financial products

Press article #11: PME Magazine
December 2010

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Yves Aellig, Cfinancials.com The Cfinancials.com financial data portal provides factual information on several million financial products, making it the largest site of its kind in the world. According to its founder, data covering over 90% of financial products, …

Transparency redefined

Press article #10: Finanz und Wirtschaft
Wednesday, October 6th 2010

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The Cfinancials website has been accessible to everybody, free of charge, since the beginning of the week. That makes me happy. It actually offers something that cannot be found anywhere else: all financial instruments offered to investors by financial …

The World of Finance Goes Public

Press article #9: L’AGEFI
Monday, October 4th 2010

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CFINANCIALS. Based in Lutry, the company has just opened part of its financial information site. The financial world is entering a new era of data transparency. CFinancials’ site is now officially open to the public and offers free financial information. The site …

A new Swiss data portal

Press article #8: Finanztip
October 2010

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Where can I get the latest price data on my portfolio or on shares I’m interested in purchasing ? This is a question private investors, such as this reader in Westphalia, keep asking even in this age of the internet. With our bond list, you receive a quarterly …

Cfinancials to open to the public

Press article #7: L’AGEFI
Thursday, September 9th 2010

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REVOLUTION. The general public will soon have access to a vast array of financial information. The launch date that was announced when the Cfinancials site was created is approaching. After an experimental stage when the site was only accessible to users with a …

Cfinancials’ success lies in the exhaustiveness of its financial products listings

Press article #6: Banque et Finance
July 2010

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Interview of Michael Heijmeijer, founder and CEO of Cfinancials.com. The Cfinancials.com portal for financial information, which took three years of complex development, has been operational since January 2010. It currently provides factual information on 6.5 …

All financial instruments worldwide

Press article #5: Finanz und Wirtschaft
Wednesday, June 30th 2010

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Cfinancials launches a new internet portal – worldwide transparency for investors – and almost all for free Would you like to find out about financial products accross the whole world on a single platform? Search, compare and analyse every imaginable instrument …

The future “Google of finance”

Press article #4: L’Hebdo
Thursday, May 20th 2010

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A massive financial portal Cfinancials already lists 6.9 million financial products and plans to offer 9.5 million by the time it opens to the public. The Cfinancials management team opted for an American style presentation at the company’s launch in Geneva. Its …

Cfinancial.com: the Google of finance is born

Press article #3: Private Banking
May 2010

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The largest database, with an integrated search engine, has just been launched. Yves Aellig, a native of Vaud in French speaking Switzerland, and a former trader and investment manager, has created Cfinancials.com, in close collaboration with Thomson Reuters, SIX …

Cfinancials.com, A revolution in the world of finance

Press article #2: Genilem – Créateurs
March 2010

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Information technology offers a new way of presenting financial data. The Cfinancials.com platform now provides free access to 6.9 million financial products and their specifications (prices, descriptions, underlying assets, etc.) with just a few clicks. A world …

The startup that intends to become the Google of Finance

Press article #1: L’AGEFI
Monday, January 11th 2010

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CFINANCIALS. Data on 6.9 million products covering all publicly available assets will be accessible at no charge. A transparent world of finance. This is the ambition of Cfinancials, a startup based in Lausanne-Lutry. Its team of software developers has been …

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