Handshake

Markit appoints head of investor relations

Markit has appointed Matthew Kolby as head of investor relations. »


Approved stamp

Omni Partners obtains licence under AIFMD

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has approved Omni Partners’ application for an authorised licence under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »


Market

Low rates and new regulations keep market conditions challenging, says Greenwich Associates

Fixed-income dealers who thought market conditions could not get any worse this year have been proven wrong.  »


Aeroplane

First aircraft deal launched on ablrate.com

Following its recent launch, ablrate.com has added the first aircraft deal to its peer-lending portal. »


Risk

BNY Mellon adds risk analysis of institutional prime MMFs

BNY Mellon’s Global Collateral Services business has added FundIQ, a third party market research and analytical tool to benchmark performance and areas of risk for institutional prime money market mutual funds.

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Globe

Saxo Bank appoints global head of equity products

Saxo Bank has appointed Alessandro Bressan as global head of equity products. »


Magnifying glass

European charities turn to alternatives, says Cerulli

Since 2008 nearly one-third of European charities have restructured their investment portfolios to increase their exposure to alternative products, according to a survey by Cerulli Associates. »


US flag

Lazard Asset Management appoints portfolio manager, small cap growth equities

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has expanded its US equity capabilities with the addition of Frank Sustersic as director and portfolio manager. »


Electronic trading floor

Souza Barros Securities outsources FIX connectivity and monitoring operations to ConnEx

ConvergEx Group’s outsourced hosted FIX connectivity business ConnEx is to provide a full suite of connectivity, pre-trade risk management and post-trade compliance services to Souza Barros Securities (SBS). »


Gavel and scales

Global banks face fines of up to GBP250bn by 2020

The multi-million pound fines levied to date against global banks for breaking anti-money laundering (AML) rules and sanctions violations are the tip of the iceberg, according to Data-as-a-Service provider, Anomaly42. »


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