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Cryptocurrency is most definitely an asset class, declares a senior Parisian banker in this special report. Despite sharp falls in value recently – leading to what’s been called the current ‘crypto winter’ – the audience at the Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) European Investor Summit showed a degree of support for crypto’s future.

SGSS_EIS_2022_CryptoVenture capital funds raised $1 billion a week last year for crypto. This will continue, says Ivan de Lastours (pictured left), of French national investment bank Bpifrance, in an interview at the Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) European Investor Summit with Laurent Marochini, head of innovation at SGSS.

ESG_earthEuropean ESG laws are maturing, but regulators still have to grapple with difficult topics. A specialist panel at the Societe Generale Securities Services European Investor Summit argued that transparency is paramount.

Private markets investment has enjoyed a boom period, but market and macroeconomic trends are reversing. Panellists at the Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) European Investor Summit anticipated more caution in the near-future.