IFBC was mandated by Luzerner Kantonalbank to assess from an external perspective the further development of the bank’s internal tool to analyze corporate clients within the credit application process. A specific focus was on the assessment of the methodology for determining debt capacity, considering current best practice. The results of the review were summarized in a final report including recommendations for action.
Luzerner Kantonalbank employs around1’250 people and is one of the largest Swiss cantonal banks. The bank has been a public limited company under private law and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2001.
IFBC supported Graubündner Kantonalbank in the design and implementation of training courses for the further development of business model and debt capacity analysis in corporate banking.
As a universal bank, Graubündner Kantonalbank is represented at over 40 locations in the canton of Graubünden and employs around 1’000 people. GKB’s participation certificate has been listed on the stock exchange since 1985.
IFBC was mandated by Axpo to analyze the current methodology of selected intra-group cost allocation and to provide recommendations for developing a new cost allocation methodology. Within the scope of the project, the corresponding hourly rates for cost allocation were re-determined.
The Axpo Group is a leading power supply company in Switzerland.
IFBC was mandated by CKW to revise and further develop the conceptual basis of financial corporate management in order to create uniform principles and guidelines for all business units. Within the scope of workshops with CKW, among other things, a harmonization of the division-specific contribution margin calculations, the methodology for the steering and internal allocation of structural and overhead costs as well as the performance measurement were developed and summarized in a comprehensive core concept.
CKW is the leading energy supplier in central Switzerland with nationwide products and services such as holistic energy solutions, solar systems,
e-mobility and heating technology. The CKW Group employs over 2,100 people.
IFBC was engaged by Hero to further develop the process for managing the costs for internal projects and corporate services at the group level and to examine all steps from the application through ongoing controlling to documentation accordingly. As part of the revision of the process design, the specific needs and requirements for adequate documentation of project expenses from a tax perspective were also taken into account. In order to ensure target-oriented and standardized implementation, appropriate process support tools were developed in collaboration with Hero.
Hero Group is a private, Swiss international consumer food manufacturer, which, through its subsidiaries, primarily sells infant formula, baby food, jam and nutritional snack foods.
IFBC was engaged by EnAlpin AG to review the methodological correctness of the profitability tool for assessing investments in the solar and heat contracting business and the assumed cost of capital.
EnAlpin AG, headquartered in Visp, is company with its own power plants and participations. The company is part of the Energiedienst Group (Energiedienst Holding AG) and covers the Swiss market with a focus on the canton of Valais.
IFBC was mandated by Graubündner Kantonalbank to review the individual components of the risk-adjusted pricing in the corporate banking division in comparison to best practice. In addition, an assessment of the current design of the performance management and the instruments used in the corporate banking division was part of the assignment. Based on workshops with GKB and further analyses, IFBC summarized the key findings of the review for the attention of the executive board and derived recommendations for further development in the areas under review.
As a universal bank, Graubündner Kantonalbank is represented at 49 locations in the canton of Graubünden and employs 1’015 people. GKB’s participation certificate has been listed on the stock exchange since 1985.
IFBC developed a tool for Vifor Pharma with which the bonus can be calculated for the entire management based on the developed concept. In addition to an overall overview of the bonus calculations, the tool can be used to automatically generate an individual summary of the bonus calculation for each recipient as a basis for internal communication.
The Vifor Pharma Group is a global specialty-pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland. The company’s goal is to become a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardiorenal therapies.
Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe ist ein globales Spezialitäten-Pharmaunternehmen mit Hauptsitz in der Schweiz. Sie hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, globale Marktführerin in den Bereichen Eisenmangel, Nephrologie und kardiorenale Therapien zu werden.
IFBC developed a training module for Galenica in which the basic principles and specific implementation of Galenica’s value-based management approach are explained. To deepen the subject matter, a case study was prepared in which the operational performance had to be assessed according to the principles of value-based management and the key value drivers in the individual business units of Galenica had to be identified.
Galenica is the leading fully integrated healthcare provider in Switzerland. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
IFBC supported Repower in optimizing and further developing its existing performance management. The focus was on developing performance management principles for Repower, conducting a detailed gap analysis, and identifying, defining, and prioritizing measures and specific recommendations for action to further develop performance management.
Repower is an internationally active Swiss energy company. The Group is active along the entire electricity value chain, from production and trading to distribution and sales, as well as in the gas business.
IFBC was mandated to develop a new concept to capture and analyse the business model as well as the debt capacity of the bank’s corporate clients according to best practice.
Schwyzer Kantonalbank, headquartered in Schwyz, is the cantonal bank of the canton of Schwyz. The locally anchored universal bank focuses its business activities on serving retail clients as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.
IFBC was mandated by ewl to develop a long-term simulation tool for the measuring of financial impacts on ewl’s decarbonization strategy. The model considers the main sales and cost drivers of the several business units, enables a consolidated overall view and is focused on the specific business characteristics of ewl.
ewl is the municipal utility company for electricity, gas, water, district heating, telecom services as well as energy and installation services of the city of Lucerne.