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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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Varde Partners and Guber Banca Acquire Italian NPL Portfolio worth EUR734m

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:17

A group of investors led by Värde Partners and Guber Banca, working with Barclays as their financial institution partner, have acquired a non-performing loan portfolio originated by 22 mutual, rural, and cooperative banks spread throughout Italy. »

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GRAM-leveraged derivative contract to launch on Xena Exchange

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:40

The Xena Exchange platform for digital assets trading is ready to launch the first-ever leveraged cryptocurrency-settled derivative contract for the GRAM token on 12 March. »

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Interactive Brokers provides access to Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:37

Interactive Brokers Group’s (IBKR) institutional and retail clients can now trade stocks on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). IBKR, an automated global electronic broker, will connect clients to TASE via a banking intermediary based in Israel. »

Dimitri Rabin, Jennison

Jennison Associates fixed income team hires portfolio manager

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:33

Dmitri Rabin is to join the fixed income team of Jennison Associates as a managing director and portfolio manager, effective 12 March 2019. »

Christian Sjoberg, HKEX

Exactpro delivers test strategy recommendations for HKEX's NextGen Post Trade Programme

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:31

Exactpro, a provider of quality assurance (QA) services for market infrastructures, has completed a review of testing processes for the NextGen Post Trade Programme that is underway at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) and delivered a set of test strategy recommendations for Phase 1 of the programme. »

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KRM22 launches Enterprise Risk Cockpit

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:42

KRM22, a technology and software investment company with a focus on risk management in capital markets, has launched the Enterprise Risk Cockpit, a real-time enterprise risk management application for capital markets firms. »

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CISI and Chartered Banker Institute welcome FCA requirement for individual members to include professional body membership in new Directory

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:39

Two leading financial services professional bodies have welcomed the FCA’s policy statement (19/7) which concludes its discussion on the creation of a new Directory. »

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Amun AG completes initial funding round

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:19

Amun AG, a Swiss fintech aiming to facilitate access to crypto-asset investments, has completed its first funding round, bringing on board a number of experienced industry figures including Adam Draper, Founder of Boost VC, Graham Tuckwell, Founder of ETFS Capital, Greg Kidd, Co-Founder Hard Yaka, as well as four family offices. »

Cooper Abbott, Carillon Tower

Carillon Tower Advisers makes senior sales appointments

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:12

Carillon Tower Advisers’ affiliate Raymond James Financial International has appointed Gerrit Van Gorp as Head of Sales/Continental Europe, and Kevin Lloyd as Head of UK/Ireland Wholesale Sales. »


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