The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the specialist market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has launched its new Underwriting Central (UWC) platform, an automated service for electronic Certificates of Deposit (CD) offered by DTCC’s subsidiary, The Depository Trust Company (DTC).
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc, a global Fintech leader, has announced the successful go-live of its transformative distributed ledger repo (DLR) platform. Early participants of the blockchain-enabled platform are realising significant and immediate benefits of reduced risk, operational costs and enhanced liquidity, while also accelerating their digitisation journey. The launch builds on the success of multiple pilots with sell-side and buy-side firms.
Investcorp-Tages: Best Seeding Platform – Investcorp-Tages anticipates increased investor demand for alpha generation and portfolio diversification. Investcorp-Tages was created in May 2020 as a joint venture between two major players in the alternatives space, Investcorp and Tages. It brought together, in a single entity, the absolute return businesses of both firms, including their industry-leading seeding platforms. The global reach and strength of the combined seeding capabilities of Investcorp-Tages can be demonstrated by the fact that the firm won both Best Seeding Platform in the Hedgeweek European Awards 2021, and the same award in the Hedgeweek US Awards 2020.
Tradeweb: Best Trading & Execution Platform – Institutional investors are trading electronically more than ever before as they fully grasp the benefits of this fast, efficient and stable way of accessing liquidity. This bodes well for the outlook on further electronification in the hedge fund arena.
Anchin launches emerging manager platform for hedge, private equity, real estate and venture capital Funds
Anchin, Block & Anchin (Anchin) has launched an emerging manager platform for start-up and early-growth hedge, private equity, real estate and venture capital funds, offering a mix of traditional and non-traditional professional services across audit, tax, advisory and consulting.
Blackthorne Sentiment Enhanced Strategy launches on Efficient Capital Management's fund hosting platform
Blackthorne Capital Management (Blackthorne), a commodity trading advisor specialising in absolute-return trading strategies, has launched the Blackthorne Sentiment Enhanced Trading Program on Efficient Capital's fund hosting platform.
Proteus, a registered investment advisor, alternative investments and private funds platform, has added new model portfolios and pooled funds to its platform for RIAs, multi-family offices, independent broker-dealers and private banks.
New Dot Investing digital platform provides individuals with access to hedge fund investment opportunities
Dot Investing, a fintech startup, has launched an online investment platform that allows individual investors to invest in top private and alternative asset funds, including private equity, VC and hedge funds.
Quant hedge fund giant Graham Capital brings “novel sources of alpha” to Lombard Odier’s alternatives platform
Graham Capital Management, the long-running US quant hedge fund manager, is launching its multi-asset diversified quant strategy, the Graham Quant Macro fund, on Lombard Odier’s PrivilEdge UCITS fund platform.
Investment data firm eVestment and software platform Assette have expanded their partnership to provide asset managers with an integrated data offering.