CMB renews its partnership with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

April 6, 2017 CMB and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra renewed their partnership for the 2017-2018 season in the presence of Patrice Cellario, Government Advisor - Minister of the Interior, Etienne Franzi, President of CMB and Werner Peyer, CEO of CMB.

Since 2012 CMB has supported the OPMC which is known for its excellence and influence within Monaco. This confirms the bank’s commitment to stand side by side with one of the most important Monegasque cultural institutions to promote the image of the Principality.

At the Rainier III Auditorium the partners gathered for a concert before the program for the new season 2017-2018 was unveiled with the theme "Invitation to travel":

First Graduation of the Academy for Women & Finance

On March 21, 2017, Compagnie Monégasque de Banque celebrated the first graduation of the “Academy Women & Finance” where all twenty participants were awarded a diploma.

The training program makes CMB a pioneer in this field. "It is the first Private Bank to offer such a structured academic program to its clients," explains Werner Peyer, CEO of the bank.

The nine modules completed by the participants in the course of one year enabled them to take on a leading role in managing the family wealth. The topics of financial markets, asset allocation, credits from on to behavioral finance covered in the 27 hours of lessons set the foundation for participating actively in financial decisions.

CMB will continue to further investigate educational needs and will commence its second session of the CMB Academy Women & Finance series April this year.

Five additional AMAF certifications for our Staff

His Excellency Mr. Serge Telle and Mr. Étienne Franzi, President of AMAF present the diplomas of the Monegasque Association of Financial Activities (AMAF) at the Government House to the 2015 B and 2016 A graduates.

The AMAF certification is Monaco’s official professional certification required for Finance professionals.

The certification curriculum, developed jointly with the Monegasque regulator, covers many areas of finance: fundamental investment principles, financial markets, derivatives, portfolio management, ethical conduct as well as Monaco’s regulatory framework and institutions.

We are proud to have five CMB additional employees who join the Bank's AMAF certified club.

CMB renews Partnership with the Lycée Hôtelier de Monaco

On March 15th, 2017, Etienne Franzi, President of Compagnie Monégasque de Banque and Jean-Marc Deoriti, Principal of the Monaco’s School of Hotel Management (Lycée Hôtelier), signed the renewal of the partnership which unites the two establishments since 2011. The ceremony took place in the presence of Patrice Cellario, Government Counselor - Minister of the Interior, Isabelle Bonnal, Director of National Education for Youth and Sports and Werner Peyer, CEO of the bank. It reflects CMB’s policy of strengthening its role as a committed and involved player in the Monegasque community.

Breaking News: Mediobanca acquires 100% control of Banca Esperia

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Breaking News: CMB: Founding partner of 1st International Auto Show in Monaco

CMB is proud to be the founding partner of the first Monaco International Auto Show (SIAM) which will take place from the 16th - 19th of February 2017. It is the first time that the Principality of Monaco will be transformed into an open air International Motor Show under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

The SIAM will showcase ecological and prestigious vehicles. Challenging the format of traditional Motor Shows, exhibitors will be located in the square of the Prince’s Palace, Casino Square and Quai Albert I.

The SIAM has announced many surprises as well as world premieres which will be eagerly awaited by automobile enthusiasts.

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Breaking News: Mediobanca: Announcement of strong half year results for the six months ended 31 December 2016

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Breaking News : Mediobanca reports strong results in the Stress Test

impact of adverse scenario limited to 94pbs
with CET 1 phase-in at 11.46%
largely above SREP of 8.75%

In the context of BCE stress test exercise Mediobanca obtained very good results: in the adverse scenario the maximum impact on capital is limited to 94 bps, with CET1 phase-in ration moving from 12.40% (dec 2015) to 11.46% (Dec 2018), largely above SREP ration of 8.75%.

The publication of this result does not imply ECB Banking Supervision endorsement and it is not possible to infer from the published results any information regarding ECB top-down projections or issues discussed in the quality assurance process.

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Breaking News : Solar Impulse II has successfully completed its epic round the world voyage.

An outright success for the solar powered aircraft ' Solar Impulse II ' which has managed to circle the globe landing at dawn at the airport of Al-Bateen in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on Tuesday, July 26 2016 from where it departed on March 9, 2015.

CMB has always supported this ambitious project and is particularly proud of this technological and human achievement and congratulates the two Swiss pilots, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, in having held on to their dream and surmounted the many obstacles the fates had in store. An adventure that was originally planned to last five months and finally ended, after a year and four months of great effort, in achieving ultimate success and to become the stuff of legend.

In shifts, by day and by night, piloting in very cramped cockpit at 80 km/hr using stored energy from sunlight in their batteries, the two pioneers traveled 42,000 km without using a drop of hydrocarbon fuel in their goal of promoting the use of renewable energy. Firmly convinced that clean energy can achieve the impossible, they believe that very soon there will be passenger flights in electrically powered aircraft able to be recharged at ground level; a necessary first step in the ultimate goal of solar powered flight. We believe that these two courageous men have more surprises up their sleeves - we take our hats off to them !