Piper Sandler Companies is to acquire Cornerstone Macro, an independent research firm that offers macro research and equity derivatives trading to institutional investors.
INDOS Financial (Ireland) Depositary Limited, a JTC Group company, has received regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Ireland to provide depositary services to private equity, real estate and other alternative investment funds under Regulation 22(3)(b) of Ireland’s AIFM Regulations.
ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, has added two new members to its Board of Directors – David Eisner, a former senior US Treasury official, past ComplySci executive chairman, successful technology investor and executive, and Sari Granat, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for IHS Markit, a publicly traded provider of market intelligence, analytics and technology.
Exabel, a data and analytics platform for investment teams, is partnering with LinkUp to deliver a new insights platform for LinkUp’s investment clients.
Parameta Solutions, the flagship brand of TP ICAP’s Data & Analytics division, has launched a global post-trade analytics platform, Trading Analytics.
Visitors to Luxembourg are often surprised and pleased to discover that public transport is free. Step onto a tram in Luxembourg city, and there is no conductor to pay, and no machine to stamp tickets.
By Dr Marcus Peter & Irina Stoliarova – 2020 was a challenging year for the Luxembourg funds market. Despite a strong start in January and February, the Covid-19 pandemic caused a slowdown to fund set-up and net asset developments due to valuation issues and travel restrictions. However, it should be noted that the Luxembourg investment fund industry remained robust given the market regained growth starting mid-2020 and continuing into the third quarter of 2021.
Luxembourg looks to the future offering fund managers quality supervision, convenience and expertise
If any jurisdiction can claim to be the home of the global fund industry, it is Luxembourg. The Grand Duchy is the second largest investment fund centre worldwide and the first in Europe, with an 8.8 per cent global market share in 2020 and is a prime location for alternative investment funds.
The Grand Duchy is set to capture an important chunk of the growing global market for alternative investment funds.
Bloomberg has launched BQuant Enterprise, a public/private-cloud-based analytics platform (the BQuant Enterprise Platform) for quantitative analysts and data scientists in financial markets.