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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.  »

David J Csiki, INDATA

INDATA launches enhanced platform functionality for MiFID II

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 08:07

INDATA, a provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, has made functionality enhancements geared towards the MiFID II implementation date of January 2018. »

Paul Kneen, Pacific Fund Systems

Pacific Fund Systems appoints cloud services manager

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 13:13

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), a provider of fully integrated fund administration software via its PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Didier Lucotte as cloud services manager in the firm’s European operations team. »

Frank Bavaro, Tribal Capital Markets

Tribal Capital Markets selects SS&C MarketTrader

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 08:50

Tribal Capital Markets (TCM), a majority Native American owned, full service broker dealer with over USD12 million in net capital, has selected SS&C Technologies as its OMS and EMS software partner. »

Manish Maakan, iGTB

Raiffeisen chooses iGTB to provide digital trade finance platform

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 12:25

iGTB, the global transaction banking division of Intellect Design Arena, five Austrian Raiffeisen regional banks and Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), Vienna, have agreed a contract to implement a digital trade finance platform. »

Robert Keller, Eze Software

Eze Software integrates OTAS Analytics to help traders with best execution

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:09

Eze Software Group has partnered with OTAS Technologies to integrate OTAS’ real-time data analytics and market intelligence into its execution workflows. »

Jason Tu, Mioying Financial Technology

Mioying launches MPro wealth management platform

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 09:11

Mioying, a fintech start-up backed by Chinese venture capital firm ZhenFund, is launching its wealth management platform MPro in Hong Kong. »

Bernd Geier, Dentons

Dentons launches online MiFID II/MiFIR compliance tool

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 09:02

Law firm Dentons has launched an online regulatory project management tool to assist clients in complying with MiFID II/MiFIR.  »

Matt Ruoss, SCORPEO

SCORPEO launches Value Analysis app for pension funds and investment managers

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 10:22

SCORPEO has launched Value Analysis, a web-based application for pension funds and investment managers, at the PLSA Investment Conference in Edinburgh. »

Nick Ellis, ALA

Advanced Logic Analytics launches ALA OneLogic

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 10:17

Advanced Logic Analytics (ALA), a provider of enterprise wide big data and finance analytics solutions for buy- and sell-side institutions and other financial firms, has launched its core big data analytics platform, ALA OneLogic. »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Issuer Direct partners with Wall Street Horizon

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 08:39

Issuer Direct and Wall Street Horizon have teamed up to bring Wall Street Horizon's corporate events data to investor relations and corporate communications professionals via Issuer Direct's Platform id. »

Jonathan Bloch, EDI

EDI and Investment Tools launch Woodseer Dividend Forecasting service

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 13:48

Exchange Data International (EDI) and Investment Tools have partnered to launch Woodseer Dividend Forecasting – a dividend forecasting data-set with global coverage. »

Shai Heffetz, InterTrader

InterTrader FX, CFD and spread betting liquidity available via Protrader

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:48

PFSOFT, a fintech developer of multi-asset brokerage and trading solutions, has integrated its Protrader multi-asset brokerage solution with InterTrader. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone continues Japan expansion

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:45

Torstone Technology, a provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing, is expanding its services in Asia with senior appointments in Japan and the signing of a multi-year deal with Natixis Japan Securities to use Torstone’s collateral management module. »

Dan Magarino, DTCC

DTCC enhances DataPro data offerings

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:28

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) DataPro product suite, previously known as DTCC Data Products, is being enhanced to include additional data offerings covering major asset classes. »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon-powered Markit Hub Horizon goes live

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 13:35

IHS Markit’s new Hub Horizon corporate event data service, which is powered by Wall Street Horizon’s event data, has officially launched. »

Venkat Malla, Volante Technologies

Volante releases new version of Designer

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:26

Volante Technologies has released a new version of Designer, which provides support for the technology underpinning Microservices Architecture, as well as SWIFT Standards Release 2017. »

Kenji Hioki, Colt

Colt to launch high-bandwidth services in Hong Kong by July 2017

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:24

High bandwidth network provider Colt is to launch high-bandwidth services in Hong Kong by July 2017 – the latest expansion of the Colt IQ Network. »

Anders Borg, Bisnode

Bisnode partners with Provenir to deliver risk decision solutions

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 12:55

Smart data specialist Bisnode has partnered with Provenir, a provider of global real-time, risk decision solutions, to deliver real-time risk decision services for European businesses. »

Dan Ferguson, RSA

RSA deploys CloudMargin for collateral management solution

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 12:51

RSA Insurance Group has deployed the CloudMargin platform for its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and repo portfolios. »

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