Capco History

2014
  • Capco awarded Beste Berater status this year - one of the top consulting firms in Germany
  • Capco named to 2014 best workplaces in Canada list, recognized for excellence in the workplace
  • Capco’s Owen Priestley Named to Consulting Magazine’s “Rising Stars of the Profession”
  • Capco Makes the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ List Three Years Running
  • Capco Extends Asia Presence, Expanding Global Footprint with Addition of Hong Kong Office

2013

  • Capco Wins Financial World Innovation Award for Most Effective Staff Participation Initiative
  • Capco wins three accolades at the In-house Recruitment Awards 2013. The awards include Best Recruitment Video, Best On-boarding Strategy and Best Employee Referral Strategy, reflecting Capco’s commitment to its growing workforce and innovative recruitment processes.
  • Capco’s Kaylin Kugler Named to Consulting Magazine’s “2013 Women Leaders in Consulting”
  • Capco Technologies Pvt. Ltd. was appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3, a proven industry framework to improve product quality and development efficiency for both hardware and software
  • Capco named to 2013 Best Small & Medium Workplaces List by Great Place to Work® Institute
  • Capco ranks #12 in Consulting Magazine's "Best Firms to Work for 2013"
  • Capco is listed in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list
  • Capco comes in 27th on the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Firms to Work For list 2013
  • Capco opens onshore delivery center, located in Orlando, Florida to supply financial institutions commodity technology services in conjunction with expert strategy provided by Capco’s consultants

2012

  • Capco Frankfurt awarded ‘Employer of the Month’ Status for September 2012
  • Capco ranks 13th in Consulting Magazine's "Best Firms to Work For in 2012"
  • Capco Partner elected to list of the World’s Top 25 Consultants by Consulting Magazine
  • Capco comes in 27th on the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Firms to Work For list
  • Capco hosts inaugural one-day conference with Swiss Finance Institute, ‘Banking in a Glocal World’ in Zurich, with over 170 attendees
  • Capco partners with Zicklin School of Business in New York for an inaugural one day conference, focused on ‘Applied Finance’
  • Capco celebrates fifth year of its partnership with London-based business school Cass, hosts further one day conference focused on the topic of Risk, continuing to build bridges and foster the dialogue between academia and industry on all things finance related
  • Capco opens 16th office with Slovakia-based near shore center in Bratislava, to complement its Indian-based off shore operations, offering a truly global delivery model to Financial Services clients worldwide
  • Capco launches integrated Marketing Communications campaign – ‘Capco: we know Financial Services’ - to position the firm as a trusted advisor fiercely committed to Financial Services, with an ability to effect change with the world’s largest financial institutions

2011

  • Capco establishes presence on African continent with opening of a Johannesburg, South Africa, based office. Capco global office network totals 15 offices worldwide with a presence on four continents
  • A global team of Capco employees participates in a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, in association with the leading international development charity VSO, as part of Capco’s growing Corporate Responsibility program
  • The Capco Journal of Financial Transformation again receives Apex Award for Publication Excellence, for the 11th year running
  • Capco Partner wins Consulting Magazine award ‘Women Leaders in Consulting’
  • Capco Partner elected to list of the World’s Top 25 Consultants by Consulting Magazine
2010
  • Capco joins forces with FIS one of the world’s largest providers of banking and payments technology. The move significantly extends the reach and services of Capco, with those of FIS, one of the world’s largest FinTech providers, to offer both technology leadership and service excellence to leading financial services institutions worldwide. Capco retains its own distinct brand. Capco founder and CEO Rob Heyvaert becomes a Corporate Executive Vice-President of FIS, a member of the FIS Executive Management Team, while continuing in his role as CEO of Capco. In his broader role, Heyvaert is now responsible for the strategic direction of FIS’ professional services. The transaction closing is expected by year end. Capco’s prior majority shareholder, Palo Alto-based private equity firm Symphony Technology Group (STG), will not retain any equity or interest in the combined entity on completion of the transaction.
  • Market conditions and a strong talent pool continue to support Capco’s growth in North America and across Europe. Capco launches significant growth initiative in UK, and opens additional offices in Amsterdam (the Netherlands), and Zurich (Switzerland). Capco totals 13 offices worldwide with a presence on three continents.
  • The company continues to grow faster than the market
  • Capco builds on its solid platform for future growth by expanding its offering in Managed Services and Package Integration in North America, Europe and Asia.
  • Domain expertise now encompasses the entire financial services value chain: Capital Markets, Banking, Finance Risk and Compliance, Wealth and Investment Management, Technology Services and Package Integration
  • The Capco Journal of Financial Transformation is ranked among the world’s foremost publications by the American Economic Association, the European Finance Association and the Social Science Research Network

2009

  • Capco opens new offices in Chicago and Washington, DC as the business expands its presence in North America, growing from 75 to 475 employees in the space of a little over a year, while increasing revenues to a run-rate of 400% over the same time period
  • Capco also expands presence in Europe by opening an office in Geneva, Switzerland strengthening its Wealth & Investment Management capabilities

2007

  • Capco makes its strategic acquisition in London, UK, of City Practitioners Limited

2006

  • Symphony Technology Group and Capco management purchase all outstanding shares in the company

2005

  • Capco opens its Toronto office to serve key clients in the Canadian market

2004

  • Capco begins major growth initiative in Germany, and is successful in building major presence in the German market in a short period of time – a success story that is sustained to this day
  • The Bangalore office opens, and increases its staff to approximately 100 people in the space of twelve months

2001

  • The business is rebranded as Capco
  • The first issue of The Capco Journal of Financial Transformation is published by the Capco Institute

2000

  • A round of strategic investment led by Thomas Weisel Capital Partners enables the company to expand its European and international presence with additional offices in Europe, North America and Asia

1999

  • Capco opens an office in Paris, France

1998

  • Capco is founded as The Capital Markets Company NV by Belgian entrepreneur Rob Heyvaert, with offices in Belgium, London, New York and Frankfurt
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