Frankfurt’s location in the heart of Europe supports its international orientation. For centuries, the city has been a major transportation hub in Europe and home to one of the world’s most important trade and exhibition centers. All these factors make the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region one of the most important economic regions on the continent – and for its residents a region with a high quality of life.

Financial centre Frankfurt overtakes Paris

Financial Centre, International, TOP-NEWS

Frankfurt has overtaken Paris in the global financial center ranking, the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), by the Z/Yen Group. Participants in the survey believe the city will play a more important role in the future.

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Companies tighten austerity – investments focus on AI and transformation

AI, International

In view of persistently high inflation, a mixed economic outlook, high energy prices and considerable geopolitical tensions, more and more German companies are putting planned major investments on hold.

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WAIFC’s Global Footprint and Commitment to Sustainability: Hubertus Vaeth Reflects on Achievements as Co-founder

International, Sustainable Finance

Hubertus Vaeth addresses the challenges faced by Frankfurt Main Finance, in the third quarter of 2023. During this interview, it is also highlighted the notable achievements of the World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC) and he shares his objectives as a co-founder.

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Hubertus Väth on partnership with Finance Montréal: promoting cooperation on sustainability standards

International, Uncategorized

Finance Montréal and Frankfurt Main Finance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the Global Baseline in Sustainability Reporting of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). Green and Sustainable Finance Cluster Germany Managing Director Michael Schmidt spoke with FMF Managing Director Hubertus Väth about the background.

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Montréal, Canada

International, International, Sustainable Finance, TOP-NEWS

In 2023, the financial centers Finance Montréal and Frankfurt Main Finance signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster common interests and develop further collaboration.

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Finance Montréal and Frankfurt Main Finance jointly sign statement of intent to support ISSB

International, Press Releases, Sustainable Finance, TOP-NEWS

Today, the two financial centre initiatives signed a joint statement of intent to support the Global Baseline in Sustainability Reporting by the ISSB. Montréal and Frankfurt are both home to the ISSB’s offices.

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Casablanca Finance City and FMF joint event in Casablanca

Financial Centre, International, Press Releases, TOP-NEWS

Casablanca Finance City (CFC) and Frankfurt Main Finance (FMF) collaborated, alongside the German-African Business Association, to strengthen business cooperation between the Eurozone and Africa in green and sustainable finance as well as FinTech.

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International Financial Event Sibos comes to Frankfurt in 2025

Financial Centre, International, TOP-NEWS

Excellent news for Frankfurt am Main as a financial and trade fair location: one of the most important major international events in the financial sector, Sibos, consisting of a conference, exhibition and networking formats, has been won for the location.

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DVFA monthly question: SVB insolvency – Investment professionals see only low risk of contagion effects

Financial Centre, International, Member

In the current monthly question of the German Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management (DVFA), members are asked about the expected effects of the recent bank insolvency.

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Interview with Tristan Caballero-Montes, winner of the 2022 Young Academic Award Challenge

Events, International

Tristan Caballero-Montes, winner of the 2022 Young Academic Award Challenge by the World Alliance of Financial Centers (WAIFC), shares his experience and insights into the award.

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