Hamilton Matthews, Acuris

Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 10:54

Acuris, a BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis, has acquired Blackpeak, an investigative research firm. »

Stuart Platt-Ransom, Oak Group

New private client, corporate services and fund administration group launches

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 14:35

Oak Trust Group, Consortia and Kreston IOM, which between them have offices in Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta and Mauritius – have come together to form Oak, a new private client, corporate services and fund administration group. »

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Emerging market equities & emerging market debt finished Q4 in better shape than expected, says CAMRADATA

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 14:17

Emerging market equities (EME) suffered heavy losses during 2018, however, they finished the year more strongly in relative terms, sustaining a 7.5 per cent loss of value during Q4, compared with a 13.5 per cent slide for the S&P500 and a 13.4 per cent decline for the MSCI World. »

Chris Childs, DTCC

SEB selects DTCC’s global trade repository in support of SFTR obligations

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:27

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) has selected the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) Global Trade Repository (GTR) service to meet the firms regulatory obligations under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which is expected to apply from April 2020.  »

Sebastian Ceria, Axioma

Charles River Development and Axioma partner to expand portfolio and risk analytics in Charles River IMS

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:11

Charles River Development and Axioma have formed a strategic partnership which will see Axioma’s risk and portfolio analytics integrated into the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS), a front and middle office platform used by more than 300 investment managers, asset owners and hedge funds globally. »

Craig Roberts, Apex

ADGM licensed ADGI selects Apex for middle office services

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:08

One of the latest managers to be granted an ADGM license, AD Global Investors (ADGI), has selected Apex Group Ltd (Apex) as its middle-office provider. »

Ben Dear, Osmosis

Northern Trust to provide asset servicing solutions for Osmosis IM’s MoRE World Sustainable Market Neutral Fund

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:03

Osmosis Investment Management, a USD1.5 billion AUM asset manager, has appointed Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) to support its MoRE World Sustainable Market Neutral Fund – a sustainable investment fund taking long positions in resource-efficient companies, and short positions in inefficient companies across developed markets. »

Bill Prew, INDOS Financial

INDOS Financial urges calm approach to Brexit

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 14:38

Taking a high level view of Brexit, Bill Prew, CEO and founder of INDOS Financial believes that it’s not going to impact his depositary business unduly. »

Richard Butcher, PTL

AllianceBernstein adopts PTL’s Clear Funds solution

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:22

Global investment management firm AllianceBernstein has appointed independent trustee and governance services provider PTL to provide its Clear Funds transaction cost assessment service. »

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GoldenSource adds Brexit data sets to help banks retain control of their reporting

Fri, 08/03/2019 - 09:22

GoldenSource is to add new Brexit-specific data sets to its data management platform to enable financial institutions to prepare for differing regulatory reporting demands in the event of a no-deal. »

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