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Elevate secures USD545m expanded credit facility from Victory Park Capital

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:49

Elevate, a provider of online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, has increased its credit facility with Victory Park Capital (VPC), a privately held registered investment adviser dedicated to alternative investing, by an additional USD100 million to a total of USD545 million. »

Don Mendelson

New FIX Trading Community release addresses high performance demands

Thu, 30/06/2016 - 09:16

FIX Trading Community has released Simple Binary Encoding (SBE) version 1.0 Draft Standard to support high performance demands in transactions and/or data feeds. »

New margin regulations for the non-cleared OTC derivatives to reduce systemic risk across financial markets

Mon, 27/06/2016 - 16:28

EDHEC-Risk Institute has released an overview and analysis of the forthcoming framework to be used by financial institutions to determine initial margin (IM) and variation margin (VM) payments when trading non-cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.  »

Advisors Asset Management expands strategic partnership with Rothschild Asset Management

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:46

Advisors Asset Management (AAM) is to become the distributor for several Rothschild Asset Management separately managed accounts (SMAs), including Rothschild's US Large-Cap Core, US Large-Cap Value and US Balanced strategies. »

Thomson Reuters enhances SRI solutions in Eikon

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 07:31

Thomson Reuters has enhanced its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) offering on Thomson Reuters Eikon with a new application that enables buy-side professionals to analyse real-time ESG data and incorporate it into socially responsible investment (SRI) decisions.  »

AlphaCore Capital sees increased demand for alternative strategies from independent advisors

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:37

AlphaCore Capital, a La Jolla, CA based investment advisor has seen increased demand for alternative allocations from independent advisors.  »

Benoit Catherine

Exane selects SimCorp Dimension

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:14

Hedge fund manager Exane has selected SimCorp Dimension to support its middle and back-office operations for listed and OTC derivatives.  »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.88 per cent in June

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:26

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for June 2016 measured 4.88 per cent, up from 4.38 per cent in May. »

SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:15

SR Labs, a specialist in trading and market data technology, is tol operate under the new name of Vela Trading Technologies (Vela). »

Project Sentinel looks to ‘mutualise’ cost of MiFID II implementation

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:13

Project Sentinel, a collaborative initiative by a group of banks to mutualise the cost of MiFID II implementation in the OTC front office, has created a normalised regulatory data model designed to help firms meet their MiFID II OTC sales and trading requirements.  »

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