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What People Say about LFS - Your feedback

At the end of each course, all participants are asked to complete a feedback form. This enables us to continuously refine our courses to take into account participants' objectives and suggestions. If you would like to add any comments about our curriculum, or LFS as a whole, please click here.

The following are verbatim comments from people attending recent courses:

Data Mining & Machine Learning in Finance The course help understand the finer aspects of Machine Learning that are relevant for Capital Markets. The trainer, having a strong math background, did a very good job reiterating these complex concepts and their applicability to the financial problems. Rohit Acharya, First Vice President Factor Modeling for Investment Management Very knowledgeable professor; he illustrated factor investing very well from both academic and practitioner's perspective. Lu Fan, Head of Trading Strategy The xVA Challenge: Counterparty Risk, Collateral, Funding, Capital, Initial Margin, and Central Clearing The course gave me a better insight in the world of xVA and the tools needed for practical application. Jeroen van Geel, Trader Electronic Trading and Algorithmic Execution In this course I have boosted my knowledge in Algorithmic strategies. Also, in only 3 days I have confirmed a lot of assumptions we made after 3 years developing algorithmic strategies. Conrado Javier Garcia Montiel, Associate Accounting for Derivatives in Practice under IFRS9 Amazing training with an amazing professor. Pretty clear explanations in order to understand how hedge accounting works. Cristina Compadre Del Rio, Associate Fundamental Review of the Trading Book The course is well balanced, despite the complexity of the theme and the remote experience [LFS Live] was very enjoyable. Eduardo Vieira dos Santos Paiva, Coordinator Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Effective coverage of key FRTB rules, understandable also for non-trading professionals; good practical explanations from the trainer. Andras Nagy, Senior Internal Auditor Commodity Markets and Structured Commodity Finance Helyette Geman strikes a perfect balance between theory and practice. An excellent introduction to commodity risk! Dennis Frestad, Senior Risk Analyst Fixed Income Attribution The small class size and interactivity of the course was great and allowed me to learn all that I needed to from the course. Rupesh Tailor as a tutor was fantastic. He had an extensive knowledge in the subject matter and was eager to share that knowledge. Jon Gordon, Senior Performance Analyst The xVA Challenge: Counterparty Risk, Collateral, Funding, Capital, Initial Margin and Central Clearing London Financial Studies' XVA Challenge is ideal for anyone that requires knowledge on CVA, FVA and KVA and gives more insight into central clearing and initial margin. It was an overall pleasant learning experience. Annemarie Jansen van Vuuren, IT Quantitative Business Analyst The xVA Challenge: Counterparty Risk, Collateral, Funding, Capital, Initial Margin and Central Clearing The level of the subject matter covered in this course far exceeded my expectations. The spreadsheets were impressive and provided the right touch of practical application to tie back to the theory that was covered. Patrina Naidoo, Quantitative Analyst The xVA Challenge: Counterparty Risk, Collateral, Funding, Capital, Initial Margin and Central Clearing Concise yet comprehensive presentation of complex concepts and requirements with reference to xVA calculations Anna Christina Van Der Merwe, Business Analyst Modern Asset Allocation & Portfolio Construction If you are serious about asset allocation, you should definitely consider this course. Keith Poore, Manager Portfolio Strategy & Risk Intermediate Mathematics: Understanding Stochastic Calculus Great course with a very skillfull and communicative tutor. It has overtaken my expectations and strengthened my knowledge of the subject in a short time. Simone Letta, Expert Intermediate Mathematics: Understanding Stochastic Calculus Wonderful group of people at LFS - efficient, professional and dedicated to you for the duration of your course. I was particularly impressed with the curation of a reading list available to all those that sign up for a course - something you have access to for up to a year following your course date! Burcu Karabork, Quantitative Developer

Regular Clients

The following is a selection of organisations who, over the years and around the world, have been some of our most frequent customers:

ABN Amro
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Abu Dhabi Investment Council
Accenture Consulting

Bancolombia
Banca d’Italia
Banca Intesa
Bank of England
Bank of Greece
Bank of Lithuania
Bank for International Settlements    
BNP Paribas
Barclays Bank
Bayerische Landesbank
Bluecrest Capital
Borsa Italiana
BP Finance

Citibank
Commerzbank
Credit Agricole
Credit Suisse

Danske Bank
Deloitte & Touche
Dexia Bank
Deutsche Bank

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
European Central Bank

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Financial Services Authority

Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd.
Handelsbanken
HSBC
HSH Nordbank

IFC
ING Bank
Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis
Intesa Sanpaolo
Investec

JP Morgan
KPMG
Kredietbank
Kuwait Investment Authority

Latin America Reserve Fund
Lloyds TSB

Markit
Mediobanca
Merrill Lynch
Mizuho
Moody’s
Morgan Stanley
Moscow Narodny Bank Ltd.

NatWest
National Commercial Bank
NCB Capital
NM Rothschild & Sons
Nomura International
Nordea

OTPP
Oman International Bank
Pohjola Bank

Rabobank
Raiffeisen Bank
RAS Asset Management 
Royal Bank of Canada
Royal Bank of Scotland

Santander
Scotia Bank
SEB Investment Management
Societe Generale
Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Bank
State Street 

Tapiola Asset Management
Tapiola Pension Fund
Toronto Dominion Securities

UBS
UK Debt Management Office
Unicredit
Unilever
United Bank of Kuwait
United Kingdom Debt Management Office

West LB
World Bank
World Gold Council

Yapi Kredi
Zurich Kantonalbank