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Daniela Klasen-Martin, Crestbridge

Crestbridge secures Luxembourg funds administration licence

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:45

Crestbridge has been granted a funds administration licence in Luxembourg in a move that significantly bolsters the company’s capabilities in the jurisdiction and its multi-jurisdictional proposition for alternative fund managers. »

Poor ESG performance increases likelihood of activist investor attention

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:08

Companies ranked in the bottom 50 per cent of ESG performance are significantly more likely to attract activists’ attention, according to the findings of Alvarez & Marsal’s (A&M) latest analysis and predictor of shareholder activism in Europe, the A&M Activist Alert (AAA). »

Jim Warren, SEI

SEI launches developer portal 

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:52

SEI has launched the SEI Developer Portal (the Portal), a global, self-service offering featuring SEI’s suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) for web, mobile, single-page, and client/server development. »

Smart Data analytics to play key role in reducing buyside & sellside trading costs

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:50

New research produced by GreySpark Partners, a global capital markets consultancy, examines the role that a new breed of Big Data known as Smart Data can play in maximising the value of the client-facing and operational data assets continually maintained by buyside and sellside firms in the daily running of cash equities, fixed income and currencies (FIC) trading businesses. »

Alistair McGill, Broadridge

Broadridge launches new AI and machine learning platform for reconciliation, matching and exception management operations

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:47

Broadridge Financial Solutions has launched Broadridge Data Control Intelligent Automation, a new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform built to be deployed across industry-wide reconciliation, matching and exception management applications. »

Dmitri Galinov, 24Exchange

Multi-asset class OTC trading platform 24 Exchange goes live

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:45

24 Exchange, a new offshore, multi-asset class, over-the-counter (OTC) platform, is now live and open for trading. »

’Hedge fund alternatives’ pass their first test, says Cambridge Associates

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:43

Alternative Risk Premia (ARP) funds – a newer breed of ‘hedge fund alternatives’ – passed their first test during the market correction in the fourth quarter of 2018 by outperforming other comparable major asset classes. »

Alexander Tkachenko, VNX Exchange

VNX Exchange Partners with Sumsub to provide compliance solution

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:41

Luxembourg-based VNX Exchange is joining forces with Sumsub, a scalable solution for KYC/AML regulatory compliance, to stay in line with growing jurisdictional demands and ensure compliance of its platform. »

Francois Tyc, McKay Brothers

McKay Brothers adds market data distribution in Mumbai at the lowest known latency

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:36

McKay Brothers International (MBI) has expanded its lowest known latency market data services to India. The Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service now distributes select London Metals Exchange data at Mumbai’s Banda Kurla Complex (BKC) in less than 51milliseconds one-way.   »

Avelacom enhances low latency data services to trade on HKEX markets

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:42

Avelacom, a high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has enhanced its high-speed network performance and joined Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited’s (HKEX) ecosystem of network service providers to offer the market’s lowest latency route between London and Hong Kong. »

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