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Linedata launches enhanced Global Hedge platform

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:22

Linedata has launched a new version of its Linedata Global Hedge platform, designed to meet asset managers’ evolving challenges by improving efficiency, product delivery flexibility, data management and automation across the portfolio management lifecycle. »

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German Pension Fund SOKA-BAU selects SimCorp Dimension for new front to back Investment management platform

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:44

SOKA-BAU, a German pension fund serving the construction industry, has selected SimCorp Dimension as its new front to back office investment management platform. »

Iwan Schafthuizen, Ortec

Ortec Finance is latest official partner on Avaloq’s Software Exchange platform

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 08:59

Rotterdam-based Ortec Finance, a provider of quantitative modelling software for the global wealth management sector, has become the latest technology firm to join Avaloq’s Software Exchange platform. »

Jason Barsema, Halo Investing

Halo brings structured notes to the masses

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 14:39

Someone who welcomes a little volatility in the equity markets is Jason Barsema (pictured), President at Halo Investing, a multi-issuer technology platform aimed at giving access to structured notes to wealth managers and independent financial advisers.   »

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Russell FX Network delivers 64 per cent saving in transactions costs

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 10:25

Global asset manager Russell Investments has released figures from an internal study showing significant cost savings delivered by Russell FX Network (RFX Network) for currency transactions in 2017. »

Rodolphe Petit, Intesa Sanpaolo

Banca IMI migrates to Murex’s MX.3

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 09:03

Banca IMI, the investment bank of Intesa Sanpaolo, has successfully migrated its equity derivatives business to Murex’s MX.3 platform and consolidated all front office activities on a single instance. »

Marc Schroter, SimCorp

SimCorp launches new Alternative Investments Manager for the buy-side

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 10:40

SimCorp has launched new modules and enhancements for Release 6.3 of its flagship solution, SimCorp Dimension, including a new Alternative Investments Manager, which enables buy-side firms to handle illiquid, alternative investment types, such as Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure, alongside more traditional assets. »

Pierre Trecourt, PremiaLab

PremiaLab platform launches European offering following success in Asia

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 09:59

PremiaLab, a Fintech platform for Risk Premia Strategies, has launched its European offering with the opening of a new European headquarters in Paris. »

Patrice Henault, Saxo

Saxo launches new Essential account

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 10:33

Saxo Bank has announced the launch of the Essential account – a price competitive solution for entry-level traders. »

Kenneth Sim, ML Capital

The value of a well-crafted distribution strategy

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 13:01

Getting distribution right is crucial when launching UCITS funds. The last thing a manager wants is to struggle to grow their AUM. Not only does it look bad in the eyes of prospective investors, an inadequate marketing effort can quickly become a costly and frustrating exercise.  »


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