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Nick Paraskeva, Reg-Room

Reg-Room launches Reg-Impact tool

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:28

Reg-Room has launched Reg-Impact, a technology solution designed to help banks, broker-dealers, advisers, insurers and hedge funds monitor rule and regulatory changes, allowing them to assess the impact on their organisations and create implementation plans and reports. »

Jason Rand, Mirabaud Securities

Mirabaud develops MiFID II-proof electronic trading and outsourced dealing

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 10:04

Mirabaud Securities has enhanced its execution offering by launching a new electronic trading platform designed to provide efficient solutions compatible with advent of the new requirements imposed by MiFID II. »

Joe Cappitelli, Dow Jones

Dow Jones launches multicast news feed via Equinix New York data centre

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 08:31

Dow Jones has launched a multicast news product, delivered in a faster, lighter format throughout the New York trading community in Equinix, a data centre and interconnection company for the global financial markets. »

Hakim Erhili, Orchestrade

Crédit Agricole CIB implements Orchestrade for trading and risk

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 13:13

Crédit Agricole CIB has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems, a capital markets technology platform for cross-asset trading and risk management, to overhaul its interest rate derivatives and FX Forwards trading operations. »

Sean Sullivan, LiquidityBook

Three West Coast hedge funds opt for LBX Buyside POEMS

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 12:57

LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buyside POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) has been selected by three West Coast hedge funds – Pier 88 Investment Partners, Zeo Capital Advisors and Solstein Capital. »

Robin Mess, xyt

Big XYT and ACTIV Financial launch ACTIV X-ray Store

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:15

ACTIV Financial, a provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data solutions and big xyt, a provider of cloud-based data and analytics solutions across large datasets, are to launch the ACTIV X-ray Store, allowing customers to access delayed tick data from global trading venues with a unique data quality including master data, trades, quotes and market depth.  »

Terry Roche, TABB Group

Capital Markets primed for next phase of market data services delivery with the cloud, says TABB Group study

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:13

Though the market data industry has operated fundamentally in the same manner for over a generation, the advent of cloud-based service delivery is bringing change for the options available to the capital markets community.  »

Michael Gottstein, Berdon Fund Services

Berdon Fund Services selects FundCount software

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:06

Berdon Fund Services, a New York-based fund administrator has incorporated FundCount’s accounting and investment software into its service offering.  »

Peter Gonitzer, Wien Energie

BTL Group to commence Interbit blockchain pilot with Wien Energie

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 10:50

BTL Group is working with a group of leading energy companies, including Wien Energie, Austria’s largest regional energy company, on a blockchain pilot using BTL’s Interbit platform.  »

Joern Tobias, State street

Blockchain to become mainstream in financial post trade market within a few years

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:34

Blockchain will become adopted in the financial post-trade area in three to five years, according to almost half (48 per cent) of the membership base of the Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group.  »

Cameron Field, Charles River

Value Partners goes live on Charles River’s centralised post-trade solution

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:14

Hong Kong’s Value Partners Group is supporting business expansion beyond Asia by automating its front-and middle-office activities with the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). »

Dave Welling, SS&C

SS&C advisers get access to HedgeCoVest’s SMArtX

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 08:47

HedgeCoVest is to provide The SMArt Xchange (SMArtX) exclusively to SS&C’s client base of advisers using Axys, APX, or Black Diamond. »

Pascal Xatart, Calypso

Calypso and Equinoxe to provide back and middle office operations support

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:05

Calypso Technology has signed a utility partnership agreement with Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services to establish a platform to provide full back and middle office support to hedge funds and family offices who trade a broad range of instrument types. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone partners with Unavista to provide MiFIR reporting solution

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 10:50

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, is to connect to London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM). »

Ittai Korin, PortfolioScience

PortfolioScience launches Factor Index Construction Toolset

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 09:34

PortfolioScience, a provider of on-demand risk management systems, has launched a Factor Index Construction Toolset via the company's RiskAPI Enterprise platform, which allows users to dynamically construct factor indices based on dozens of fundamental, technical and statistical metrics. »

Alexander Makeyenkov, DataArt

Valphi launches financial analysis tool built by DataArt

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 10:31

Valphi has teamed with DataArt to produce a financial analysis tool which is designed to improve decisions taken by financial institutions through the provision of in-depth investment information coupled with visualisations. »

Jonathan Bloch, Exchange Data International

EDI services available via The Beast Apps

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 13:20

Clients of Exchange Data International (EDI) will now have access to worldwide corporate actions, closing prices and reference data via The Beast Apps, in addition to the BondΣ service, which is already available. »

Kim Cramer Larsson, Saxo Bank

Saxo Bank makes technical analysis actionable with Autochartist integration

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 10:53

Saxo Bank is integrating Autochartist’s tools into SaxoTraderGO, enabling clients to trade based on automated technical analysis and live trade signals across asset classes. »

Bob Park, FINCAD

FINCAD enhances portfolio valuation and risk solution

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 13:16

FINCAD, a provider of valuation and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income portfolios, has enhanced its F3 solution with advanced scenario analysis capabilities and a more flexible reporting framework. »

Emmett Kilduff, Eagle Alpha

Eagle Alpha launches China Auto Insight dataset

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 10:14

Alternative data specialist Eagle Alpha has released a China Auto Insight (CAI) dataset designed for buy-side investment managers through an exclusive partnership with a Chinese financial automotive consultant. »

Stefan Willebrand, Bricknode

Bricknode launches full brokerage system in the cloud

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 08:38

Bricknode has launched a Software as a Service solution for financial brokers and dealers called Bricknode Broker, which allows brokers to launch a complete online brokerage system with a click. »

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Apex completes global roll-out of web-based compliance solution

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 09:01

Apex Fund Services has completed its global implementation of Metrosoft’s compliance software, Fundsphere Compliance TA. »

Bill Sherman, Ipreo

First Euro deal executed on Ipreo’s Investor Access solution

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 09:33

Within days of first use investors and banks have expanded the coverage of Ipreo's Investor Access solution to an Asian issuer in Euros, with a five-year EUR-denominated EMTN transaction executed for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group. »

Michael Galvin, Linedata

Linedata launches upgrade of Mfact

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 09:41

Linedata has launched a new version of its fund accounting solution, Linedata Mfact. »

Jim Warren, SEI

SEI launches online solution for private fund investor transaction processing

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 14:18

SEI has launched SEI Trade, a cloud-based solution that automates the process of handling, documenting and tracking investors’ private fund transactions. »

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 09:07

Royal London Asset Management has selected the Confluence’s Unity NXT AIFMD Annex IV transparency reporting solution to support the company’s growing alternative investment fund business. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

SEI identifies five key trends in disruptive technology

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 12:44

The pace of technological change is unrelenting. The Internet of Things and the rise of the gig economy are changing the way that businesses and consumers interact with each other. It is therefore incumbent upon the asset management industry to embrace technological change and reimagine what is a tried and tested business model. More than ever, fund managers are having to innovate to operate more efficiently, more transparently, and in closer harmony with their end investors.  »

Pete Sinisgalli, Eze Software

Eze Software opens Toronto office

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 08:20

Eze Software Group, a provider of global investment management technology, has opened an office in Toronto. »

Abacus Group launches AbacusFLEX Protect

Abacus Group launches AbacusFLEX Protect

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 08:09

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted cloud IT solutions for hedge funds and other alternative investment funds, has expanded its cybersecurity services with the launch of AbacusFLEX Protect. »

Jan Giller, ifund

ifund and fundinfo launch Digital-Advisor fund selection tool

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 14:00

ifund and fundinfo have launched Digital-Advisor, a cloud-based system for fund selection. »

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