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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. »

Hans Otto Engkilde, SimCorp

Athora selects SimCorp Dimension

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 10:50

A subsidiary of Athora Holding (Athora), a specialist insurance and reinsurance group with consolidated assets of approximately EUR15 billion has selected SimCorp Dimension to support its back-office operations with accounting, financial and regulatory reporting across the European markets. »

Iona Marti, KPMG

Offshore fund investors to check tax reporting, before HMRC does

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 10:20

Just under two months out from the 2018/19 tax return submission deadline, KPMG is warning offshore fund investors to check their tax reporting, before HMRC does. »

Stephan Wolf, GLEIF

Sixteen NNAs have signed up to ANNA/GLEIF ISIN to LEI data linkage initiative

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 09:53

A total of 16 National Numbering Agencies (NNAs) have now signed up to a voluntary initiative which maps new and legacy ISINs to their corresponding LEIs. »

New London-based special situations investor raises GBP50m debut fund

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 09:49

New London-based investor, Inspirit Capital, is to focus on acquiring and transforming small and medium-sized businesses that are experiencing strategic, operational or financial complexities. »

Accelerate appoints Vice President, Investment Management

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 11:20

Accelerate Financial Technologies (Accelerate), a provider of institutional-caliber hedge fund and private equity ETFs for investors seeking long-term performance, has appointed Fred H Mannix, CIM, as Vice President, Investment Management. »

Stefan Koehler, EEX

EEX supports NCG’s market making scheme to increase liquidity on German gas futures

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 09:54

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed an initiative by the German gas market area manager NetConnect Germany (NCG) to support derivatives trading on German natural gas markets by means of an incentive scheme. »

Hedge fund managers up 0.40 per cent in October following a flat Q3, says Eurekahedge

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 09:34

Hedge fund managers kicked off the fourth quarter on a positive note following a flat Q3, with the equal-weighted index up 0.40 per cent and the asset-weighted index up 0.82 per cent in October, according to data released by Eurekahedge. »

Capco launches Prime Brokerage Services

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 16:11

Capco, a global technology and management consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry, has announced the launch of a new Prime Brokerage Consulting offering. »

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