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Allianz is a German multinational financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core businesses are insurance and asset management.

Barclays PLC is an international financial institution from Great Britain and is the third largest bank there. It employs more than one hundred thousand people worldwide and has its headquarters in Londons Docklands.

The Alpiq Holding AG is an international Swiss energy company based in Lausanne. The company stemmed from the merger of Atel Holding AG (Aare-Tessin AG für Elektrizität) and the EOS S.A. (Energie Ouest Suisse) and began its operations on the 1st of February, 2009. Alpiq Holding AG employs around 8.000 people and is active in a majority of European countries.

The Berner Kantonalbank AG is the cantonal bank of the Canton Bern in Switzerland, and the third largest cantonal bank in the country. As a universal bank, it provides services regarding payment, savings, investments and financing. Berner Kantonalbank focuses its services on two business segments: private- and entrepreneurial clients, particularly small and medium enterprises and asset management.

The deutsche Bank AG is the biggest German Bank based on annual revenue and number of employees and is considered one of the most renowned and influential banks on the globe. The company acts as a universal bank.

The E.ON SE, headquartered in Düsseldorf, is the biggest energy company in Germany. Its main focus is the European gas and energy sector.

H&D International Group was founded in 1996 as an IT services company that encompasses Hönigsberg & Düvel Datentechnik GmbH and associated companies. H&D International Group’s services include consulting, server- and infrastructure management, management services, SAP- and CAx-services, as well as independent product development. H&D International Group is active in the automotive, communications, energy and healthcare industry, as well as in banking, insurance and public administration (civil service).

HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's fourth largest bank by total assets.

The Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG is a Swiss private bank founded in 1841 and is headquartered in Basel. It is currently owned by the Brazilian Safra Group.

The Migros Bank AG, headquartered in Zuirch, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swiss retail corporation Migros. As a universal bank, Migros Bank AG’s primary business focuses on retail- and private banking customers, as well as working with small and medium sized enterprises.

RTC was a leading IT- services company, specializing in software solutions for banks and other financial service providers. These included banking software (IBIS3G), desktop- and system management solutions (RENO-Suite), as well as print- and shipping services. In addition, the company offered IT-outsourcing services.

The RWE AG (Rheinisch-Westfälisches Elektrizitätswerk AG until 1990) with its headquarters in Essen is a publically listed energy company. Based on revenue, it is the second largest supplier of energy in Germany.

The Swiss Holding AG is an internationally active Swiss company. It specializes in integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers, and hospitals.

TECAN is a world-leading producer of laboratory equipment and solutions in the sectors of biopharma, forensics and diagnostics.

UBS is a Swiss universal bank and belongs to the world’s leading asset managers.

The Volkswagen AG is biggest car manufacturer in Europe and the second biggest worldwide. The Volkswagen AG acts as the parent company for the car brands: Volkswagen PKW, Audi, Seat, and Škoda, as well as the premium brands: Bently, Bugatti, Ductai, Lamborghini, and Porsche.

Franke is a world leading provider of products and solutions for residential kitchens and bathrooms, professional foodservice, coffee preparation and semi-/public washrooms.