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Remko van der Erf, Kempen

Kempen launches Structured Credit Pool

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 09:14

Kempen Capital Management has launched a solution that enables professional investors to access the structured credit market in a cost-efficient manner. »

Christy Bremner, SS&C

ATR Asset Management goes live on SS&C's PORTIA

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 10:02

ATR Asset Management (ATRAM) has completed the implementation of SS&C's PORTIA to support the firm’s growth in the Filipino market. »

Chris Addy, Castle Hall

Castle Hall expands OpsMonitor with financial statement and ADV review services

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:18

Due diligence company Castle Hall Alternatives has expanded its OpsMonitor due diligence monitoring platform with a range of new features, accessed through the firm’s DueDiligenceProfessional online app, include detailed financial statement and ADV reviews, dashboards and analytics. »

Andy Mahoney, FlexTrade

FlexTrade launches augmented realty trading via FlexTRADER EMS

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:14

FlexTrade Systems, a provider of multi-asset execution and order management systems, has launched FlexAR – an augmented reality trading application offering a new way of visualising and presenting trading via the company’s FlexTRADER EMS. »

Axioma releases new version of APA

Axioma releases new version of APA

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 09:54

Axioma, a provider of enterprise market risk and portfolio management solutions, has launched a new version of Axioma Portfolio Analytics (APA) and Risk Model Machine (RMM), the first release of 2017. »

Curt Overway, Managed Portfolio Advisors

MPA and Pershing launch unified managed account programme

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:07

Natixis Global Asset Management’s affiliate Managed Portfolio Advisors (MPA) has entered into an agreement with BNY Mellon’s Pershing to offer a flexible unified managed account programme to clients. »

Pradeep Menon, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters launches QA Point powered by Elsen

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:04

Thomson Reuters has launched QA Point, a cloud-based application that enables asset managers to use quantitative approaches in making investing decisions designed to increase productivity and create better results and accelerated internal collaboration. »

Jonny Speers, Torstone

MainFirst goes live on Torstone Inferno

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 12:48

MainFirst, an independent German-headquartered European financial services firm specialising in equity brokerage, capital markets and asset management, has completed the migration to Torstone’s middle and back office platform, Inferno. »

SEI's Codify takes on three new participants

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 10:00

SEI has welcomed three new participants to Codify, the company’s new Regulation Technology (RegTech) incubator. Codify is the first London-based incubator designed solely for financial regulation technology developers. »

Mike Stepanovich, ONEaccess

FactSet and OneAccess team up to address MiFID II tracking and valuation challenges

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 14:10

FactSet, a provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and ONEaccess, a Visible Alpha company and corporate access and research valuation platform, have formed an alliance to provide institutional investor clients with a suite of tools to track and value research products and services. »

Andre Itwaru, First Global

First Global launches PayQwik FinTech Labs

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 09:23

First Global Data has launched PayQwik FinTech Labs, which aim to create innovation and disruption in the FinTech space. »

Loui Anastasopoulos, TMX Group

TMX Group launches first blockchain-based prototype

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 08:48

TMX Group has launched a new Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) prototype as part of its strategy to maximise efficiencies and solve day-to-day client challenges across its various business areas. »

Mary-Beth Hamilton, Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration - Best Global Cloud Service Provider

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:47

Supporting more than 400 investment management firms and thousands of global users, it's easy to recognise the impact the Eze Private Cloud platform has made in recent years – perhaps best solidified with recognition as Hedgeweek's Best Global Cloud Service Provider in 2017.  »

Adrian Zymolka, Axioma

Quoniam selects Axioma Risk for multi-asset class risk platform

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 10:35

Quoniam, a quantitative asset management firm headquartered in Frankfurt, with more than EUR26 billion in assets under management, has implemented Axioma Risk to improve the quality of its daily risk reporting. »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon adds Enchilada corporate event data to IB Trader Workstation

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 08:30

Wall Street Horizon’s Enchilada corporate event dataset is now available through Interactive Brokers’ IB Trader Workstation (TWS) platform. »

Erste Group selects Nasdaq’s BWise

Erste Group selects Nasdaq’s BWise

Mon, 03/04/2017 - 08:53

Austria-based Erste Group, one of the largest financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe, has selected Nasdaq’s BWise to support and further enhance its internal audit, internal control and finding management processes. »

Devarshi Saksena, Simmons & Simmons

Tool helps US-based investment managers branch into the UK

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 17:42

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has launched LaunchPlus: US to UK, an online resource to help established US-based investment managers build a presence in the UK. »

Rob Carter, AlgoMe

City insiders launch job placement solution AlgoMe

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 08:36

AlgoMe, a London-based start-up led by Rob Carter, formerly at Aberdeen Asset Management, and Luuk Jacobs, previously at Aviva Investors, which uses intelligent technology for career development and job placement, has launched its beta phase. »

Nauman Anees, ThinkMarkets

ThinkMarkets cuts latency on ThinkTrader mobile app

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:39

ThinkMarkets, a provider of forex, CFDs and financial spread betting, has enhanced its ThinkTrader mobile trading app through the implementation of Neumob’s SDK, an app acceleration framework, to reduce latency for global forex and CFD traders. »

Craig Bridgewater, KPMG

KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 14:00

To investigate the extent to which technology is disrupting the financial services sector, KPMG recently partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to determine how managers are responding.  »

Dmitry Loschinin, Luxoft

Luxoft strengthens APAC presence with derivIT acquisition

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:27

Luxoft is to acquire derivIT, a Singapore-based financial services-focused technology consulting provider. »

Faisal Husain, Synechron

Synechron launches AI solutions for the financial services industry

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 12:59

Synechron, a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has launched Neo, a set of artificial intelligence (AI) based solutions for the financial services industry. »

Armando Gonzalez, RavenPack

RavenPack launches big-data analytics and visualisation platform

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 08:58

RavenPack, a big data analytics provider for financial services, has launched a self-service data and visualisation platform that enables financial professionals to analyse unstructured data for investing and trading and to support risk management and compliance. »

Niels Nielsen, ZEDRA

ZEDRA signs Sovos to automate multi-jurisdiction AEOI tax reporting

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 10:05

ZEDRA, an independent fund specialist in trust, corporate and fund services, has placed an order with Sovos – the tax compliance software experts – for its AEOI Reporting solution. »

Martin Smith, FundBPO

FundBPO selects DST to boost fund services automation

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:31

Australian fund administrator FundBPO – part of the MainstreamBPO group – has appointed wealth management software specialist DST Systems to implement the company’s enterprise workflow solution via a five year license agreement. » trading survey goes live trading survey goes live

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:20, a vendor management hub for institutional investors, asset managers and others, has taken its Pre-trade/Trading Survey live. »

Alap Shah. Sentieo

Consumer-grade apps don’t work for equity analysts

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:13

By Alap Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Sentieo – Investment analysts, by and large, are a pretty smart group. If they can find a better way to do their job, they will. So it’s no surprise that an industry that relies so heavily on information has adopted a number of consumer-grade apps to enhance their workflow. And while better than nothing, this practice can create more problems than it tries to solve. »

Owais Rana, Conning

Conning launches interactive LDI tool for pension plan sponsors and advisers

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 09:33

Conning, an investment manager serving institutional investors, has launched a free Liability-Driven Investing (LDI) tool, the Conning Pension Risk Analyzer, on its website. »

Johan Glozman, ACA

Backstop and ACA complete cloud-to-ground database integration

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:47

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based productivity solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, foundations, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, and ACA Technology Solutions, a provider of investment management and regulatory technology solutions, have completed an API integration of their solutions. »

Pam Devling, Lockton

Lockton adopts RiskFirst’s PFaroe

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 09:03

Lockton Companies, a provider of risk management, employee benefits, and retirement consulting services, has adopted RiskFirst’s real-time risk analytics platform, PFaroe, to provide clients with faster, more efficient and more comprehensive pension metrics.  »



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