Asset Management

GSV Asset Management Announces Strategic Investment from HMC Capital-Led Group

GSV Asset Management, LLC ("GSV"), a modern merchant bank that identifies, advises, and invests in the fastest growing, most dynamic companies in the world - the Stars of Tomorrow - today announced a strategic investment from a group led by HMC Capital ("HMC"), a leading Latin American advisory and investment firm. Read more »

Concurrent Stockholders Approve Proposal to Sell Content Delivery & Storage Business to Vecima Networks

The stockholders of Concurrent, a global leader in storage, protection, transformation, and delivery of visual media assets, have approved all proposals presented at a special meeting of its stockholders held on December 13, 2017.  The proposals related to the sale of Concurrent's content delivery and storage business to Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM).  Read more »

Regal Assets Receives World's First Government-issued Crypto-commodities License for Trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin & Altcoins

Regal Assets, one of the world’s top rated alternative assets companies with offices in the US, Canada and the UAE, has now added Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Ripple and Dash to its growing product line. On November 28, 2017 Regal Assets officially received the first ever Crypto-commodities license issued by the DMCC and is now able to handle trades in all major cryptos globally. Read more »

Majority of Asset Managers Expected to Offer ETFs in Next Five Years

Two-thirds (67%) of respondents interviewed for the EY report  Global ETF Research 2017: reshaping around the investor believe most managers will have an ETF offering in the next five years. The new entrants will join a market that is expected to reach US$7.6t globally by the end of 2020. Read more »

FLEXTRADE INTRODUCES ENHANCED CROSS-OMS AGGREGATION FOR MIFID II

FlexTrade (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the rollout of  an enhanced version of its multi-OMS aggregation functionality, an in-built feature of the FlexTRADER EMS, which allows users to merge and net orders across multiple OMSs regardless of the underlying version or implementation. Read more »

Barings Backs Sentinel Capital Partners in Acquisition of Nekoosa

Barings, one of the world's leading asset management firms, announced today that it served as Lead Agent on a senior secured credit facility to support Sentinel Capital Partners in its acquisition of Nekoosa ("Nekoosa" or the "Company"). Read more »

AMX Selects InvestCloud to Power its Exchange Solution

InvestCloud Inc., a global FinTech firm, has been selected by The Asset Management Exchange (AMX) to build a bespoke digital solution for its growing client base of both asset owners and asset managers. The digital interface will provide clients with a flexible, intuitive and transparent way to access and monitor some $2 billion of investments already on the exchange. Read more »

CoInvestor Provides First Digital Access for Advisers Into LendInvest's Real Estate Fund

CoInvestor, the alternative assets platform, has been chosen by LendInvest Capital as a preferred method for UK advisers to invest in its Luxembourg-domiciled Real Estate Opportunity Fund. The £130 million lending fund offers investors the opportunity to participate in a diverse pool of real estate-backed loans originated and underwritten by LendInvest’s experienced underwriting team. The fund aims to deliver a sustainable, uncorrelated income... more Read more »

Concurrent Achieves Sales Milestone for Zephyr Transcode

Concurrent (NASDAQ:CCUR), a global leader in storage, protection, transformation, and delivery of visual media assets, announced today that Zephyr Transcode, which Concurrent launched last year as an integral part of its content delivery network (CDN) solutions, is now deployed with customers in Asia, Europe and North America. Read more »

FCA Reveals Asset Management Authorisation Hub

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched its new asset management authorisation hub. The hub has been launched to support new firms by assisting when they apply for authorisation, throughout the authorisation process and afterwards.  The authorisation hub will not lower entry standards to the market and entrants will need to meet the same rigorous standards as current firms before they receive authorisation.  Read more »

The Next Generation Bitcoin and Digital Asset Trading Platform, NakamotoX Announce Alpha Release

The next generation Bitcoin and digital asset trading platform, NakamotoX debuts its Alpha and starts inviting users for Alpha testing and trading contest. NakamotoX, the next generation digital asset trading platform is launching its Alpha release. Following the launch, the platform extends an open invitation for the community to test its various features and functionalities. NakamotoX Read more »

IHS Markit Selected by Hermes Investment Management for Transaction Cost Analysis

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Hermes Investment Management has selected its Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) platform. Read more »

Barings Provides Financing to Support GTCR's Investment in Simpli.fi

 Barings, one of the world's leading asset management firms, announced today that it served as a Joint Lead Arranger on a senior secured credit facility to support GTCR's acquisition of a majority stake in Simplifi Holdings Inc. ("Simpli.fi"). Simpli.fi, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, provides a programmatic platform that enables the largest buyers of localized advertising, including local media groups and agencies, to execute hyper-... more Read more »

Asset Management Digital Marketing Report

Kurtosys today announced the results of its annual survey, which seeks to find out how marketers at asset management firms are reacting to changes in the digital landscape. The report revealed that almost half (48%) of all respondents believed that regulation would be the most disruptive force to the asset management industry, even more so than the likes of fintech startups and developments in blockchain technology. Read more »

Roubini ThoughtLab Releases Study Outlining Digital Imperatives in the Investment Industry

Leading global research firm, Roubini ThoughtLab, released its new study today titled, Wealth and Asset Management 2022: The Path to Digital Leadership. The research, which explores how digitalization, globalization, and consumerization will reshape digital leadership in the investment industry by 2022, is informed by a survey of 1,503 investment providers from 15 countries, in-depth interviews, and rigorous cost-benefit analyses. Read more »

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