SIGTech, a provider of next-gen quant trading technology for global investment managers, has announced that it has integrated with IHS Markit Data Lake.
Technology & software solutions
Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a specialist in technology solutions for real-time risk management and margin solutions for equities, equity options, futures, and options on futures, is to expand its cloud-based risk and margin system to include global markets in Q4 of this year.
Exegy Incorporated, a specialist in low-latency solutions for global market data, predictive trading signals, and hardware-acceleration technology, and Vela Trading Systems (Vela), a provider of data and execution technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, have merged business operations in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over USD7.5 billion of capital commitments under management.
This year’s hedgeweekLIVE Technology Summit concluded with deep-level discussions of how hedge fund managers running a range of strategies are grappling with the rapid pace of change in data science and how the “explosion” in data volume can be managed more effectively.
Transcend, a provider of inventory, funding and liquidity management and optimisation solutions, has expanded its solution suite with the launch of CCP Central, a platform to connect and automate margin and collateral management activities across a global network of Central Clearing Counterparties (CCPs).
How “omnipresent” client conferencing is a game-changer for hedge fund manager-investor relationships
The increased frequency of client communications during the pandemic has been a “game-changer” for the hedge fund manager-allocator dynamic, according to speakers on the fundraising and investor relations panel at this year’s hedgeweekLIVE Technology Summit.
This year’s hedgeweekLIVE Technology Summit opened with an in-depth examination of future trends in hedge fund technology, with panellists exploring how managers are ramping up their use of natural language processing, AI and machine learning tools, and improving efficiency as data consumption grows and skillsets evolve.
Pexapark is making its advanced ‘quant’ data and analytics – used to price and optimise over 11GW of renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) – available to the wider market via its post subsidy software and advisory platform.
Preqin, a specialist in alternative assets data, tools and insights, has appointed Tom Hunt as its new Chief Technology Officer.
FusionIQ, an investment research and technology provider, has added more than 30 alternative investment products to its workstation through an integration with Galaxy Plus. Alongside equities and fixed income products, FusionIQ customers can now analyse and invest in a variety of alternative investment strategies.