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. »


Gold stars

Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund rated 5-stars overall by Morningstar

The Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund, which is advised by Water Island Capital, has been rated 5-Stars Overall out of 94 market neutral funds by Morningstar based on risk-adjusted returns performance. »


Euros

BNP Paribas Securities Services secures EUR180 billion mandate from Generali

BNP Paribas Securities Services has won a EUR180 billion pan-European mandate from insurance company Generali Group. »


Handshake

Manulife Asset Management expands institutional sales team

Manulife Asset Management has expanded its institutional sales team with the addition of Nathaniel L Hennigar as managing director covering a segment of the Midwest region.  »


Research

Natixis funds USD1m investor behaviour project at MIT

Natixis Global Asset Management is funding a three-year, USD1 million research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on investor behaviour and personal benchmarks. »


Globe

Wellington Management selected as manager of John Hancock International Growth Fund

John Hancock Investments has hired Wellington Management to manage the John Hancock International Growth Fund (GOIGX). »


Handshake

Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »


Channel Islands

Carne Group opens office in the Channel Islands

Carne Group, a provider of governance and oversight services for asset managers, has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. »


Swedish flag

Catella acquires shares in IPM

Catella has secured the approval of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) and has taken up shares in Informed Portfolio Management (IPM) as agreed in January 2014. »


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