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Remko van der Erf, Kempen

Kempen launches Structured Credit Pool

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 09:14

Kempen Capital Management has launched a solution that enables professional investors to access the structured credit market in a cost-efficient manner. »

Stephane Leroy, QuantHouse

Metori automates trading portfolio with QuantFACTORY

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 09:58

Metori Capital Management has selected QunatHouse’s QuantFACTORY to automate its trading portfolio. »

Chris Addy, Castle Hall

Castle Hall expands OpsMonitor with financial statement and ADV review services

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:18

Due diligence company Castle Hall Alternatives has expanded its OpsMonitor due diligence monitoring platform with a range of new features, accessed through the firm’s DueDiligenceProfessional online app, include detailed financial statement and ADV reviews, dashboards and analytics. »

Andy Mahoney, FlexTrade

FlexTrade launches augmented realty trading via FlexTRADER EMS

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:14

FlexTrade Systems, a provider of multi-asset execution and order management systems, has launched FlexAR – an augmented reality trading application offering a new way of visualising and presenting trading via the company’s FlexTRADER EMS. »

Opus releases new version of OpusNotes

Opus releases new version of OpusNotes

Thu, 13/04/2017 - 08:15

Opus Fund Services, a provider of hedge fund administration services, has launched new release of the OpusNotes loan accounting platform for marketplace lending vehicles. »

Axioma releases new version of APA

Axioma releases new version of APA

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 09:54

Axioma, a provider of enterprise market risk and portfolio management solutions, has launched a new version of Axioma Portfolio Analytics (APA) and Risk Model Machine (RMM), the first release of 2017. »

Richard Leung, HKEX

Nasdaq signs market technology deal with HKEX

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:36

Nasdaq has signed an agreement with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to upgrade the technological infrastructure of Hong Kong's main derivatives market, including trading, clearing and real-time risk management technologies. »

Pradeep Menon, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters launches QA Point powered by Elsen

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:04

Thomson Reuters has launched QA Point, a cloud-based application that enables asset managers to use quantitative approaches in making investing decisions designed to increase productivity and create better results and accelerated internal collaboration. »

Jonny Speers, Torstone

MainFirst goes live on Torstone Inferno

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 12:48

MainFirst, an independent German-headquartered European financial services firm specialising in equity brokerage, capital markets and asset management, has completed the migration to Torstone’s middle and back office platform, Inferno. »

SEI's Codify takes on three new participants

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 10:00

SEI has welcomed three new participants to Codify, the company’s new Regulation Technology (RegTech) incubator. Codify is the first London-based incubator designed solely for financial regulation technology developers. »

Stairway to clouds

When to make the move to the cloud: typical inflection points

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 09:37

For newly emerging investment firms or long-standing established ones, the choice to adopt a cloud-based architecture is becoming an easy one. Few firms have a business model where an in-house Comm. Room makes strategic or economic sense. And even for those who have the means to do so, managing and maintaining all levels of IT on-premise may not always make the most business sense. »

Michael Lehman, ACA

ACA deploys new algorithms for Decryptex trade surveillance product

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 08:39

ACA Technology Solutions has enhanced its trade surveillance product, Decryptex, to assist global clients in meeting the EU’s current Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) requirements and the EU’s upcoming revision to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). »

Mary-Beth Hamilton, Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration - Best Global Cloud Service Provider

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:47

Supporting more than 400 investment management firms and thousands of global users, it's easy to recognise the impact the Eze Private Cloud platform has made in recent years – perhaps best solidified with recognition as Hedgeweek's Best Global Cloud Service Provider in 2017.  »

Adrian Zymolka, Axioma

Quoniam selects Axioma Risk for multi-asset class risk platform

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 10:35

Quoniam, a quantitative asset management firm headquartered in Frankfurt, with more than EUR26 billion in assets under management, has implemented Axioma Risk to improve the quality of its daily risk reporting. »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon adds Enchilada corporate event data to IB Trader Workstation

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 08:30

Wall Street Horizon’s Enchilada corporate event dataset is now available through Interactive Brokers’ IB Trader Workstation (TWS) platform. »

Matt Crisp, eVestment

eVestment launches iOS app

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 12:17

eVestment, a provider of institutional investment data and analytics, has launched the eVestment iPhone app. »

Sassan Danesh, DSB

The Derivatives Service Bureau opens User Acceptance Testing for OTC ISINs

Mon, 03/04/2017 - 09:29

The Derivatives Service Bureau has opened the DSB User Acceptance Testing (UAT) platform to the industry with a revised and updated set of product templates that are consistent with MiFID II requirements. »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Shaping smarter performance

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 10:44

What differentiates asset managers today in the eyes of investors? Convergence is a now a common feature of asset management, with alternative and traditional asset classes now forming part of a diversified investment approach. And as technology developments proceed at a rate of knots, with artificial intelligence and machine learning having become ‘mots du jour’ in recent times, the pressure on managers of all shapes and sizes to deliver smarter performance has risen inexorably.  »

Nauman Anees, ThinkMarkets

ThinkMarkets cuts latency on ThinkTrader mobile app

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:39

ThinkMarkets, a provider of forex, CFDs and financial spread betting, has enhanced its ThinkTrader mobile trading app through the implementation of Neumob’s SDK, an app acceleration framework, to reduce latency for global forex and CFD traders. »

Craig Bridgewater, KPMG

KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 14:00

To investigate the extent to which technology is disrupting the financial services sector, KPMG recently partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to determine how managers are responding.  »

Dmitry Loschinin, Luxoft

Luxoft strengthens APAC presence with derivIT acquisition

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:27

Luxoft is to acquire derivIT, a Singapore-based financial services-focused technology consulting provider. »

Baymarkets launches Clarity platform for RegTech solution delivery

Baymarkets launches Clarity platform for RegTech solution delivery

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:11

Baymarkets Technology, a Nordic provider of FinTech and RegTech solutions to the global financial services industry, has launched a new financial market solution delivery platform, Clarity. »

Armando Gonzalez, RavenPack

RavenPack launches big-data analytics and visualisation platform

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 08:58

RavenPack, a big data analytics provider for financial services, has launched a self-service data and visualisation platform that enables financial professionals to analyse unstructured data for investing and trading and to support risk management and compliance. »

Niels Nielsen, ZEDRA

ZEDRA signs Sovos to automate multi-jurisdiction AEOI tax reporting

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 10:05

ZEDRA, an independent fund specialist in trust, corporate and fund services, has placed an order with Sovos – the tax compliance software experts – for its AEOI Reporting solution. »

Martin Smith, FundBPO

FundBPO selects DST to boost fund services automation

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:31

Australian fund administrator FundBPO – part of the MainstreamBPO group – has appointed wealth management software specialist DST Systems to implement the company’s enterprise workflow solution via a five year license agreement. »

ServiceMatrix.net trading survey goes live

ServiceMatrix.net trading survey goes live

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:20

ServiceMatrix.net, a vendor management hub for institutional investors, asset managers and others, has taken its Pre-trade/Trading Survey live. »

Alap Shah. Sentieo

Consumer-grade apps don’t work for equity analysts

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:13

By Alap Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Sentieo – Investment analysts, by and large, are a pretty smart group. If they can find a better way to do their job, they will. So it’s no surprise that an industry that relies so heavily on information has adopted a number of consumer-grade apps to enhance their workflow. And while better than nothing, this practice can create more problems than it tries to solve. »

Johan Glozman, ACA

Backstop and ACA complete cloud-to-ground database integration

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:47

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based productivity solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, foundations, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, and ACA Technology Solutions, a provider of investment management and regulatory technology solutions, have completed an API integration of their solutions. »

Mary Beth Hamilton, Eze Castle Integration

Where CFOs/COOs and CTOs agree and disagree on outsourcing

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:35

By Mary Beth Hamilton (pictured), Vice President, Eze Castle Integration – It’s inevitable for C-level execs at hedge funds and private equity firms to have differing opinions from time to time, and outsourced IT can sometimes be an area that breeds tension at the management level. On one hand, Chief technology officers (CTOs) are engrossed in every level of technology, from application management to security to disaster recovery, and they have a vested interest in concerns from user experience to business continuity and beyond.  »

David J Csiki, INDATA

INDATA launches enhanced platform functionality for MiFID II

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 08:07

INDATA, a provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, has made functionality enhancements geared towards the MiFID II implementation date of January 2018. »

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