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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

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

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.  »

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