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Capita Asset Services moves to automated cash and portfolio reconciliation

Capita Asset Services moves to automated cash and portfolio reconciliation

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 15:27

Capita Asset Services is working with Irish fintech start-up, Fund Recs, to automate its cash and portfolio reconciliation process. »

Interactive Data to provide measurement of fixed-income trade best execution and transaction cost analysis for AllianceBernstein

Interactive Data to provide measurement of fixed-income trade best execution and transaction cost analysis for AllianceBernstein

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 09:59

Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) subsidiary, Interactive Data, is to work with AllianceBernstein (AB) to help the firm evaluate its trade execution quality and perform transaction cost analysis (TCA). »

EBS Treasury chosen to facilitate UK local authorities’ lending and borrowing

EBS Treasury chosen to facilitate UK local authorities’ lending and borrowing

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:54

EBS Treasury (previously MyTreasury), a liquidity management platform for the corporate treasury community, has been selected by the UK Municipal Bonds Agency (MBA) to offer electronic inter-authority lending and borrowing in the UK. »

SL Capital Partners forms new partnership to manage Aviva Investors’ private equity portfolio

SL Capital Partners forms new partnership to manage Aviva Investors’ private equity portfolio

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:33

SL Capital Partners has entered into an agreement to manage Aviva Investors’ private equity portfolio from 1 February 2016.  SL Capital is a subsidiary of Standard Life Investments.  »

JTC supports SafeCharge Guernsey migration

JTC supports SafeCharge Guernsey migration

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:50

The Guernsey office of JTC, a multi-jurisdictional, independent provider of institutional and private client services, has supported AIM listed company SafeCharge in its recent re-domiciliation from the British Virgin Islands to Guernsey. »

Prudential Financial and LeapFrog Investments launch partnership in Africa

Prudential Financial and LeapFrog Investments launch partnership in Africa

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 09:28

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) and LeapFrog Investments have launched a USD350 million investment partnership to access high-growth markets in Africa. »

Karson and BNY Mellon collaborate on first K-Note reinsurance collateral financing transaction in Canada

Karson and BNY Mellon collaborate on first K-Note reinsurance collateral financing transaction in Canada

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 09:04

Karson Management, a provider of reserve, capital and collateral financing solutions, and BNY Mellon have successfully completion of the first K-Note reinsurance collateral financing transaction in Canada. »

Vermilion Software signs global deal with Nikko Asset Management

Vermilion Software signs global deal with Nikko Asset Management

Fri, 15/01/2016 - 09:51

Vermilion Software, a supplier of client reporting and communications software, has inked a deal with Nikko Asset Management to provide Nikko’s global client reporting solution. »

PiP secures FCA authorisation

PiP secures FCA authorisation

Thu, 14/01/2016 - 09:38

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) has received Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation as a full-scope UK AIFM. This will enable PiP to begin directly managing assets on behalf of investing pension schemes. »

Momentum signs-up to PFaroe

Momentum signs-up to PFaroe

Wed, 13/01/2016 - 09:03

Momentum Investment Solutions & Consulting (Momentum ISC) has adopted RiskFirst’s PFaroe as it targets growth in the UK investment consulting space. »

SLI partners British & Irish Lions for 2017 tour of New Zealand

SLI partners British & Irish Lions for 2017 tour of New Zealand

Mon, 11/01/2016 - 16:37

Standard Life Investments (SLI) is to become a Principal Partner for the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand including replacing HSBC as the Lions’ shirt sponsor. »

Ipes and KPMG sign investor services agreement

Ipes and KPMG sign investor services agreement

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 17:41

Ipes has entered into an agreement with KPMG to provide investors with certain services, including developing and marketing services to support investors throughout the lifecycle of the funds in which they invest.  »

Climate Bonds releases Standards V2.0

Climate Bonds releases Standards V2.0

Wed, 23/12/2015 - 10:11

Climate Bonds Initiative has released the Climate Bonds Standard V2.0, the latest version of a multi-sector standard that allows investors and intermediaries to easily assess the environmental integrity of bonds claiming to be green and funding the low carbon future. »

Neptune extends fixed income pre-trade information network

Neptune extends fixed income pre-trade information network

Tue, 22/12/2015 - 10:26

Neptune, the open standards network utility for pre-trade indications in bond markets, is continuing to expand its business to the wider community. »

KBC Asset Management selects SimCorp Dimension as IBOR

KBC Asset Management selects SimCorp Dimension as IBOR

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 09:42

SimCorp has signed a license agreement with KBC Asset Management, one of the largest investment managers in Belgium with assets of approximately EUR 205 billionn in funds and unit-linked life insurance. »

US dollars

AP7 selects bfinance to advise on USD1.1bn private equity tender

Thu, 17/12/2015 - 10:57

The Seventh Swedish National Pension Fund (AP7), which has USD32 billion in assets, has selected bfinance to provide advice and support on a forthcoming private equity tender for an estimated USD 1.1 billion in new commitments. »

L&G to make first European pension risk deal for EUR200m

L&G to make first European pension risk deal for EUR200m

Wed, 16/12/2015 - 14:29

Legal & General (L&G) has entered into the European pension risk transfer market, with its first deal in Holland. L&G is now writing pension risk transfer business in the UK, US and Europe. »

IPC expands financial markets network with connectivity to BSE

IPC expands financial markets network with connectivity to BSE

Wed, 16/12/2015 - 11:49

IPC Systems, Inc, a provider of specialised communications and managed network-as-a-service solutions for the financial trading community, continues to grow its financial marketplace in the Asia-Pacific region with the addition of BSE to its Financial Markets Network (FMN). »

CalPERS signs Paris climate change pledge

CalPERS signs Paris climate change pledge

Tue, 15/12/2015 - 15:17

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has signed the Paris Pledge for Action, a commitment to support and implement the Paris Agreement, the global climate change agreement reached at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21). »

Mercer acts as lead advisor on GBP90m streamlined longevity hedge by UK pension plan with Zurich

Mercer acts as lead advisor on GBP90m streamlined longevity hedge by UK pension plan with Zurich

Tue, 15/12/2015 - 09:54

A longevity hedge has been agreed between an undisclosed UK pension plan and Zurich Assurance Limited (Zurich) with Mercer acting as lead advisor to the pension plan trustees on the deal. »

Ireland implements ELTIF regulation

Ireland implements ELTIF regulation

Mon, 14/12/2015 - 09:43

Ireland’s Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, TD has signed the European Union (European long-term investment funds) Regulations 2015 into effect to facilitate the establishment of ELTIFs in the country. »

Dutch Pension Manager APG becomes Climate Bonds Partner

Dutch Pension Manager APG becomes Climate Bonds Partner

Mon, 14/12/2015 - 09:31

Dutch pension asset manager APG has announced it is to join the Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Programme, effective immediately. APG is an international leader in sustainable and responsible investment practices. »

BlueBay Asset Management completes implementation of SimCorp Dimension

BlueBay Asset Management completes implementation of SimCorp Dimension

Fri, 11/12/2015 - 10:41

Fixed income specialist BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay) has successfully completed the implementation of SimCorp Dimension. The system now supports BlueBay's middle and back office operations across the entire investment book. »

Over 90 clients to adopt Clarient Entity Hub as KYC and client entity data utility

Over 90 clients to adopt Clarient Entity Hub as KYC and client entity data utility

Thu, 10/12/2015 - 08:04

Over 90 clients have signed to adopt Clarient Entity Hub, a utility-based service designed to simplify client data and document management.   »

Linedata and NetWorth partner to offer integrated solution for the transfer agency market

Linedata and NetWorth partner to offer integrated solution for the transfer agency market

Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:03

Linedata has partnered with NetWorth Services to offer Linedata Admin Edge clients access to NetBasis, NetWorth’s automated solution for the calculation and reporting to the IRS of the adjusted cost basis of sold mutual funds.  »

DTCC backs removal of Dodd-Frank’s indemnification provision

DTCC backs removal of Dodd-Frank’s indemnification provision

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 14:40

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has commended the US Administration, Senate and House of Representatives for taking action to strengthen global information sharing by signing into law legislation that removes Dodd-Frank’s indemnification provisions. »

Guernsey signs MoU with Shanghai Family Office Union

Guernsey signs MoU with Shanghai Family Office Union

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 14:38

Guernsey Finance, on behalf of Guernsey’s financial services sector, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Shanghai Family Office Union (SFOU). »

Insight signs multi-year software license with Conning

Insight signs multi-year software license with Conning

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 14:13

Investment manager Insight Investment has signed a multi-year license for Conning’s GEMS Economic Scenario Generator and FIRM Portfolio Analyzer software. »

Euronext joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative

Euronext joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 13:58

Euronext has joined the United Nations' Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative which aims to explore how exchanges can work with investors, regulators, and companies to enhance corporate transparency on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) issues. »

Europe equity and bond funds in the money ahead of ECB’s latest measures

Europe equity and bond funds in the money ahead of ECB’s latest measures

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 08:41

Europe Equity and Bond Funds tracked by EPFR Global absorbed a combined USD3.7 billion, with the latter snapping a three week outflow streak, ahead of the European Central Bank's 3 December policy meeting.  »

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