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Erol Dusi, Imagineer

Imagineer and Synap to merge

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 10:21

Imagineer Technology Group, a provider of investor relations and fund marketing software to the asset management industry, and Synap Software Labs, a provider of cloud-based investment research, due diligence, and account management applications, are to merge. »

Gerry Grimstone, Standard Life Aberdeen

Standard Life Aberdeen sells insurance business to Phoenix Group

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 10:05

Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) is to sell its insurance business to Phoenix Group in a deal worth GBP3.24 billion. Phoenix will pay GBP2.28 billion in cash while SLA will also take a 19.99 per cent stake in Phoenix. »

Pierre Davoust, IZNES

Blockchain fund record-keeping platform IZNES announces first fundraising

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 10:01

IZNES, an international blockchain record-keeping platform for EU mutual funds powered by SETL’s blockchain technology, has announced its first fundraising. »

Stuart Irving, Computershare

SETL announces new shareholders and new board appointment

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 08:45

Citi and Credit Agricole have both taken stakes in SETL, the London based institutional payment and settlement infrastructure provider which uses blockchain technology. »

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Vistra aquires Squires Gilbride Chartered Accountants & Advisors in Ireland

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:17

Dublin based Squires Gilbride Chartered Accountants & Advisors has been acquired by Vistra, a corporate service provider of international incorporations, trust, fiduciary, private office, and fund administration services. »

Nick Cawley, Ocorian

Ocorian to acquire ABAX

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 10:51

Ocorian, a global provider of specialist financial services backed by private equity firm Inflexion, is to acquire ABAX, an advisory, corporate and business services provider based in Mauritius. »

Ragan Steinke, Ballast

Inverdale Capital Management partners with Ballast Asset Management

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 09:08

Inverdale Capital Management (Inverdale), an asset manager focused on alternative investments, has announced a strategic partnership with Ballast Asset Management (Ballast). »

Payvision secures strategic investment from ING Group

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 10:23

Payvision, a global merchant acquirer and omnichannel payment provider, has sold 75 per cent of its business, announced today, in a strategic partnership with ING. »

Glenn Havlicek, GLMX

GLMX electronic repo marketplace raises USD20m

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 10:32

GLMX, a comprehensive technology solution for the trading of repurchase agreements (repo) and secured lending, has raised USD20 million in growth equity financing. »

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Prudential sells Prudential Vietnam Finance Company

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 10:34

Prudential plc is to sell 100 per cent of its consumer finance business in Vietnam, Prudential Vietnam Finance Company Limited (PVFC), to Shinhan Card Co, a subsidiary of the Korean financial institution Shinhan Financial Group (Shinhan), or USD151 million, subject to regulatory approvals.  »


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