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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. »

Paul Kneen, Pacific Fund Systems

Pacific Fund Systems appoints cloud services manager

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 13:13

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), a provider of fully integrated fund administration software via its PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Didier Lucotte as cloud services manager in the firm’s European operations team. »

Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration named Best Cloud Provider in Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:11

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of strategic IT solutions and cloud services to the alternative investment industry, has been named Best Cloud Provider in the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017. »

Robert Keller, Eze Software

Eze Software integrates OTAS Analytics to help traders with best execution

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:09

Eze Software Group has partnered with OTAS Technologies to integrate OTAS’ real-time data analytics and market intelligence into its execution workflows. »

Cloud jigsaw

Five reasons why it’s time to consider the cloud

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 08:39

Traditionally, hedge funds and private equity firms have allocated significant capital budgets to build out their own sophisticated Communication (Comm.) Rooms, which can take months to provision and bring online. With servers to buy and install, software to license and configure, and voice/networks to deploy – not to mention recruiting, hiring, and managing expensive and hard-to-find IT talent – it’s no wonder cloud solutions have emerged as the dominant choice for computing infrastructures at investment firms large and small. »

Nick Ellis, ALA

Advanced Logic Analytics launches ALA OneLogic

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 10:17

Advanced Logic Analytics (ALA), a provider of enterprise wide big data and finance analytics solutions for buy- and sell-side institutions and other financial firms, has launched its core big data analytics platform, ALA OneLogic. »

Dan Enstedt, Dalton Street

Dalton Street selects FlexTrade for global cross asset trading

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:41

Sydney-based Dalton Street Capital, in partnership with Prodigy Investment Partners, has deployed the FlexTrade Systems’ FlexTRADER EMS to facilitate global cross asset trading of futures, equities and FX. »

Shai Heffetz, InterTrader

InterTrader FX, CFD and spread betting liquidity available via Protrader

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:48

PFSOFT, a fintech developer of multi-asset brokerage and trading solutions, has integrated its Protrader multi-asset brokerage solution with InterTrader. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone continues Japan expansion

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:45

Torstone Technology, a provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing, is expanding its services in Asia with senior appointments in Japan and the signing of a multi-year deal with Natixis Japan Securities to use Torstone’s collateral management module. »

Dan Magarino, DTCC

DTCC enhances DataPro data offerings

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:28

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) DataPro product suite, previously known as DTCC Data Products, is being enhanced to include additional data offerings covering major asset classes. »

Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle Integration

Cost, complexity & security drive hedge fund outsourcing

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 14:50

Outsourcing has not only become an accepted practice among hedge fund managers, it has become a necessity as funds large and small seek out ways to control their costs, manage their internal resources more effectively, and overcome the ever growing challenge of regulatory compliance.  »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon-powered Markit Hub Horizon goes live

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 13:35

IHS Markit’s new Hub Horizon corporate event data service, which is powered by Wall Street Horizon’s event data, has officially launched. »

Michael Bodson, DTCC

DTCC completes repo transactions using distributed ledger technology

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 09:08

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has completed a proof-of-concept to better manage the netting process for US Treasury and Agency repurchase agreement (repo) transactions leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT). »

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.  »

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