Investment Management

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 »

AmEx Starts Offering Business Loans

American Express has announced a new addition to its suite of business financing products, which are designed to help businesses with access to working capital and short-term financing: Business Loans.  Business Loans offer small businesses quick access to unsecured loans up to $50,000, to grow their business or to consolidate debt1. Businesses can apply for the loans through a simple online process and receive a decision in as little as 60... more Read more »

WeSwap: £8m Series B Investment-Round Kicked Off for UK FnTech Frontrunner

IW Capital leads milestone investment for the world’s first peer-to-peer currency exchange platform Read more »

Information Mosaic by IHS Markit Extends Corporate Actions Management Solution to Investment Banks

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that its Information Mosaic business is launching a new corporate actions solution specifically designed to meet the needs of global investment banks. This innovative solution, IMActions for Investment Banking, manages the entire corporate actions lifecycle from announcement capture and validation to downstream processing. Read more »

Linedata Capitalstream Partners with ExactBid RIMS for Appraisal Management

Linedata (Euronext Paris:LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, has partnered with ExactBid, a leading real estate due diligence software company, to seamlessly integrate ExactBid’s RIMS appraisal management services with the Linedata Capitalstream loan and lease origination and risk management platform. Read more »

OpenInvest Creates App for Real-time Proxy Voting

OpenInvest, an online investment advisor empowering individuals to drive social change with their dollars, today launched its first iPhone app.  The most anticipated feature is the unveiling of the world’s first digital democracy - the ability to vote in the shareholder resolutions that matter most, with a simple swipe. OpenInvest’s patent-pending new feature solves traditional challenges of proxy voting (a ballot cast by a shareholder in a... more Read more »

BNP Paribas Securities Services to Boost Trade Processing Efficiency with New Artificial Intelligence Tool

BNP Paribas Securities Services is implementing Smart Chaser, a trade matching tool using artificial intelligence and predictive analysis, to further automate the trade processing services it provides to investment managers. Read more »

SMEs Turning to Big Data to Seek Competitive Gains

Nearly two thirds (63%) of small businesses are looking to big data to benefit their business, according to research by Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group. Read more »

Investoo Group Acquires RoboAdvisors.com in Bid to Revolutionise Portfolio Management Industry

Leading FX affiliate firm Investoo Group is pleased to announce its latest acquisition in the retail investment space. The acquisition of RoboAdvisors.com marks the company's expansion into the Portfolio Management industry. With a commitment to making portfolio management affordable and accessible, RoboAdvisors.com is set to become the leading robo advisor comparison site. Read more »

Ancala Strengthens Asset Management and Investment Teams with Two Appointments

Ancala Partners (‘Ancala’), the independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, has strengthened its infrastructure asset management and investment teams with two new appointments. Read more »

Thomson Reuters introduces LEI Profiling Service for MiFIDII

In answer to a requirement taking effect on Jan. 3, 2018 that investment firms uniquely identify parties to trades or transactions under Europe’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), Thomson Reuters is launching its LEI Profiling Service, a dedicated solution for financial institutions to perform a health check on their LEI (legal entity identifier) content and help them comply with MiFID II. Read more »

ABN Amro Unveils Sustainable Investment Tool

From the local florist stall to the large metalworking factory in an industrial park – starting today, all of ABN AMRO’s business clients can go online to see what they can do to make their commercial premises more sustainable. Read more »

Replacing Legacy Payment Processors for Retailers: Crypto Improvement Fund, With Its Unique Model, Announces ICO

The Canadian Crypto Improvement Fund (CIF) has announced the launch of its innovative project, finding a way to get businesses involved in an untapped market worth over 150 billion dollars. The company has introduced the CIF asset, which offers all-in-one functionality as a business incentive, marketing tool, and customer loyalty program. The platform has announced the crowdsale of its digital asset, CIF which starts on October 1st, 2017. The... more Read more »

State Street Combines Quantitative Power of Machine Learning with Human Expertise to Launch Quantextual℠ Idea Lab

Investment professionals today are inundated with research reports from the sell side, the buy side and academia. Top financial research teams can produce enough content to consume 24 reams or 12,000 sheets of paper per day. To help address this information overload, State Street (NYSE:STT) has launched QuantextualSM Idea Lab, which combines the power of machine learning with the knowledge of human experts in order to help investment... more Read more »

State Street Launches Growth Readiness Indicator

As part of the publication of its latest study, A New Climate for Growth: Cultivating Asset Intelligence to Thrive1, State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the launch of  a new Growth Readiness benchmarking tool that enablesusers to measure their preparedness for future growth against their peers. Read more »

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