IODS sponsors


IODS stems from the initiative of five partners:


INSEAD Foundation

INSEAD is a well-established and major Business School in the world with campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), the Middle East (Abu Dhabi) and a research center in Israel. INSEAD puts a large emphasis on research and excellence. Several of its professors belong to the best and most acknowledged researchers worldwide in finance and economy. The INSEAD Foundation is well-known for its common public interest and plays a major role in supporting advanced researches.



European Savings Institute (OEE)

OEE is a non-profit organisation which brings together financial authorities and institutions.[1] Its objective is to gather data on savings at European level and to promote research in the professional sector. OEE cooperates with the ECB, the European Commission and the European Parliament to conduct research and improve financial regulation.



La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations is a major long-term investor in Europe with common public interest concerning economic development. The public group invests in development projects in all kind of areas to adress needs that markets alone can not satisfy. This role is well-acknowledged by politicians as well as market participants.


VIEL & Cie

The group VIEL & Cie is an investment company listed in France. Viels’ three core businesses consist of professional financial intermediation (through the Compagnie Financière Tradition, present in 27 countries), online finance (through Bourse Direct) and private banking with SwissLife Banque Privée.




The National Center for Scientific Research (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France's Ministry of Research. CNRS evaluates and carries out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, and economic benefits for society. CNRS encourages collaboration between specialists from different disciplines in particular with the university thus opening up new fields of enquiry to meet social and economic needs. CNRS has developed interdisciplinary programs which bring together various CNRS departments as well as other research institutions and industry.



In addition to the partners, IODS has received an important support from the French government in the form of subsidies.



Eurofidai is a research institute funded by the CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research). Its mission is to develop European stock exchange databases that are useful to finance researchers. Eurofidai is a collaborative project between the CNRS, Grenoble University and HEC which cooperates regularly with foreign universities such as those from Hong-Kong, Shanghai and Berkeley.




[1] OEE Membership: Autorités de Contrôle Prudentiel (ACP), Association Française de la Gestion Financière (AFG), Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Banque de France, La Banque Postale, Caisse des Dépôts, BNP Paribas, BPCE, CNP Assurances, Crédit Mutuel, Groupama Asset Management, Prometeia, Société Générale, Standard and Poor’s, Paris Europlace, Viel & Cie.