In 1771, Maria Theresa, the Archduchess of Austria, established Europe’s first financial marketplace in Vienna. Wiener Börse signalled the birth of European capitalism as we know it today; over 2,000 people would meet on the exchange floor daily to trade bonds and foreign currencies.
But after nearly two-and-a-half centuries in existence, the exchange felt that it needed to dust off its cobwebs, and it had the perfect man for the job: Christoph Boschan.
In 2016, the 39-year-old former East Ber
James and Anthony talk about the looming Sibos event in Toronto and take a look at some recent M&A activity and blockchain developments in the capital markets.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails