Digital Capital Markets appoints Head of Structured Products and EMTNs

Digital Debt Capital Markets (DDCM or agora) has appointed Filippo Mattia Ginanni as Head of Structured Products and EMTNs.  

Prior to joining agora, Filippo was Head of Cross Asset Structuring at Mediobanca. Prior to joining Mediobanca, he spent ten years at Deutsche Bank where his last role was Head of the Securitised Retail Products platform (X-Markets) for Italy.

DDCM is developing software to enable truly end-to-end digital support for the entire life cycle of financial products such as bonds and structured products through the deployment of its agoraSoftware. This technology can be applied to a variety of financial products which require multiple service providers for both their issuance and life cycle management, improving communication and processes. agoraSoftware will be used by issuers, arrangers and service providers: from the pre-mandate stage, through execution, pricing, primary settlement, and throughout the secondary life of the security until its final redemption.  

Charlie Berman, co-founder and CEO of DDCM, says: “We are delighted Filippo is joining agora whose goal is to provide collaborative solutions to improve the processes, which have not fundamentally changed in decades, that support the entire life cycle of bonds and structured products. Filippo is a highly respected banker who brings to our company a deep knowledge and understanding of structured products and an already keen appreciation of how the new technologies will benefit existing markets. His experience and insight will ensure we identify and create the best and most innovative solutions for our customers.”

Filippo Mattia Ginanni, agora’s new Head of Structured Products and EMTNs, says: “I am very excited to be joining the team at agora Digital Capital Markets. agora is developing unique innovative technological solutions capable of revolutionising processes across all structured products, throughout their entire life-cycle.”

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