Mars Spencer, Predata

Predictive analytics platform Predata launches US equities offering

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:19

Predata, a predictive analytics company for anticipating geopolitical risk, has released a new suite of signals for US equities. The signals quantify online attention and concern to each of the eleven S&P equity sectors, as well as constituent companies and macro themes within those sectors. »

Pradeep Menon, Refinitiv

Refinitiv makes strategic investment in BattleFin

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:27

Refinitiv has made a strategic investment in alternative data platform and marketplace BattleFin forming a partnership which will provide customers with access to alternative datasets across its data platforms, including quantitative data management platform QA Direct in the Cloud. »

Carsten Kunkel, SimCorp

SIX partners with SimCorp for Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 14:15

Swiss data specialist SIX has partnered with SimCorp to provide financial institutions with greater global sanctions data coverage. »

Beyond the numbers: The benefits of middle-office outsourcing

Beyond the numbers: The benefits of middle-office outsourcing

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 12:31

When reviewing middle-office outsourcing proposals, this comment is not uncommon. However, the inclination to evaluate outsourcing by extrapolating in-house operating budgets and comparing them to outsourcing proposals is an insufficient method for determining the total value of a proposed outsourcing relationship.  »

Ethan Levner, Estera

Estera appoints Group Head of Funds

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 10:22

Estera, a leading global provider of funds, corporate and trust services, has appointed Ethan Levner as Group Head of Funds, with overall responsibility for funds operations across the 11 jurisdictions the business operates in. »

Loud hailer

The Market's Compass makes suite of weekly ETF studies available to investors

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 10:02

The Market's Compass (TMC), a provider of technical research and consulting services, is making its suite of ETF studies available to institutional investors, registered investment advisers, hedge funds and individual investors. »

Robin Bedford, Opus Fund Services

Opus Fund Services launches European fund administration business in Dublin

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 10:12

Opus Fund Services has officially launched its European fund administration business based in Dublin, Ireland having secured authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland under the Investment Intermediaries Act. »

Loud hailer

PanXchange frac sand market data now available on Quandl

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 10:08

PanXchange, an OTC exchange and price discovery platform for physical commodities, is to distribute its proprietary pricing data for hydraulic fracturing proppants, better known as frac sand, through Quandl, a provider of financial and alternative data for financial professionals. »

Donnacha Loughrey, CCM

Hauck & Aufhauser acquires majority stake in Crossroads Capital Management Limited

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 13:47

Hauck & Aufhäuser, via its subsidiary Hauck & Aufhäuser Fund Services in Luxembourg, has acquired a majority stake in Crossroads Capital Management Limited (CCM). »

Daniella Klasen-Martin, Crestbridge

Crestbridge launches Luxembourg ManCo branch in London

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 12:47

Crestbridge has established a branch of its Luxembourg Management Company (ManCo) in London as the business seeks to cement ties between the UK and Luxembourg and secure new opportunities post-Brexit.  »

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