DZ Bank’s Group Treasury Optimizes Collateral Management with Sapient

German bank automates processes with help of consulting group.

DZ Bank is based in Frankfurt.

The German bank chose to implement Optimizer from Apex Collateral by FIS with the help of Sapient. Ingo Paffenholz, senior trader in collateral management at DZ Bank, tells WatersTechnology the firm didn’t replace a current system but merely complemented the existing infrastructure.

“Our collateral management system—as it is implemented—may not identify
cheapest-to-deliver collateral. Nor does it enable the user to optimize
pledged collateral on a single agreement basis or even holistically over

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