Ian Blance Consulting (IBC) is an independent practice specialising in financial asset valuations and associated risk. IBC works with a variety of clients in the valuations and risk area, ranging from valuations users and regulators through to vendors.
IBC specialise in analysis and advice in a number of key areas in this field, including user best practice and process, regulation and compliance, and valuations vendor options. We would be pleased to discuss any requirements you may have in these or any associated areas.
IBC's principal, Ian Blance has over 20 years experience in the financial markets focused on research and valuation of securities and derivatives. He is a regular commentator on valuation and risk issues in the media and a frequent conference speaker.
Ian is also currently the Technical Advisor to the Financial Experts Working Group of the International Valuations Standards Board (see www.ivsc.org).
In his earlier career, Ian spent 12 years with Interactive Data Corporation, setting up and building their fixed income valuations business in Europe and subsequently running the Evaluation Division out of New York. Before Interactive Data, Ian was a economist and senior bond strategist in investment banking.
As well as bespoke consulting services for private clients, IBC also publishes periodic research on a variety of topics in the valuations arena. Our most recent report is Valuations Methods & Sources - a timely survey of the various types of valuations available for financial assets and external sources of these. Click on the Research link in the menu to see more details.
In addition to our research and advisory practice we also arrange and run a series of major Conferences throughout the year. The conferences bring together valuations users, regulators, standard setters, advisers, vendors and consultants in this specialist but hugely important field. Click on Vendor Conferences in the menu to see the most recent event in London and Policy Forums to see details of our major seminar in Brussels.
For more information on our Consulting Practice, our published Research or the Valuation & Risk Conference schedule please call us on +44 (0) 1684 - 833145 or email us on email@example.com.