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Melissa Socci, S2K

S2K Financial Holdings names CMO of S2K Servicing

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 10:17

S2K Financial Holdings has appointed Melissa A Socci (pictured), as Chief Marketing Officer of S2K Servicing, its operations platform supporting the needs of institutional managers. Socci will report directly to Neil Cohen, President of S2K Servicing. »

Michel Iglesias del Sol, Kempen

Kempen Capital Management appoints new Head of Investment Strategy

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:40

Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) has appointed Michel Iglesias del Sol (pictured), as Head of Investment Strategy, and a member of the management team, for the firm’s Client Solutions’ team. »

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Velocity Trade opens Johannesburg office

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:33

Velocity Trade, an equity, foreign exchange and precious metals broker dealer, has opened a new office in Johannesburg.   »

Jeremy Davies, RSRCHXchange

Eighty five per cent of asset managers expect to comply with MiFID II in Q4 or later, says RSRCHXchange

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:04

A new survey by RSRCHXchange shows a significant slippage in terms of timing for MiFID II compliance, with the vast majority of asset managers leaving this until Q4 or later, despite the regulations coming onto effect in January 2018. »

Tom Wheatley, Watson Wheatley

Melqart Asset Management adopts iRecs reconciliation from Watson Wheatley

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:11

Melqart Asset Management, a London-based alternative investment management firm, has implemented Watson Wheatley’s iRecs reconciliation solution. »

Paul Walker, OpenFin

OpenFin adds to Board of Directors

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:03

OpenFin has appointed Paul Walker (pictured), former co-head of Technology for Goldman Sachs, to the firm’s Board of Directors. The newest board member joins six other financial industry leaders in helping to provide guidance and insight to a pioneering company focused on the underpinnings of technology in capital markets. »

Jonathan Clark, Luminex

Charles River and Luminex partner to improve liquidity access and streamline trading

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:01

Charles River Development has certified Luminex Trading & Analytics as a sweep partner for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). »

Bill Neuman, Eze Software

Eze Software launches MiFID II commission management platform

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:49

Eze Software is rolling out a new cloud-based commission management platform designed to help the buy-side manage MiFID II requirements. »

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SGX welcomes Hua Nan Futures as derivatives Trading Member

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:46

Singapore Exchange (SGX) today welcomed Taiwan-based Hua Nan Futures Co Ltd has become a Trading Member of the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) derivatives market. »

Charles Ekins , Ekins Guinness

Tim Guinness joins Ekins Guinness as a Partner

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:42

Tim Guinness, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Guinness Asset Management, is backing Ekins Guinness LLP – previously Enigma Investments – and has joined the firm as a Partner. »


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