Investment Management

Accenture Unveils Business Analytics Service for Asset Managers

Accenture has launched a new business analytics service for investment management institutions to help them benchmark, analyze and improve the performance of their business processes and technology. Read more »

Significant Fin Tech investment for Nordic Capital

Nordic Capital and MFEX management acquire MFEX, a leading independent fund platform in Europe and Asia Nordic Capital Fund VIII “Nordic Capital” and MFEX management has signed an agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in MFEX­­, a leading European B2B open architecture fund distribution platform. Nordic Capital sees great potential in supporting the acceleration of MFEX’s growth agenda across Europe and Asia and the consolidation in... more Read more »

ThreeD Capital Announces Its Artificial Intelligence Investment, GoldSpot Discoveries, Reports Major Milestone At Sprott Mining Majority Owned Jerritt Canyon Project

ThreeD Capital Inc. an emerging Merchant Bank, led by Sheldon Inwentash, that focuses on investments in best of breed, early stage disruptive companies, is pleased to announce the achievement of a major milestone by its' artificial intelligence holding, Goldspot Discoveries Inc. ("Goldspot").  ThreeD owns a 22% equity interest (on a non-diluted basis) in Goldspot. GOLDSPOT BRINGS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO MINERAL EXPLORATION Read more »

UK Fintech: Investments in British FinTech Companies Increases by One Third

More than a billion dollars was invested in British Fintech companies in the first half of this year, over a third more than the same period in 2016, according to trade body Innovate Finance. Foreign investors also contributed to over half of the total, suggesting that despite concerns post-Brexit, international investors still see the region as an attractive place for their money. Read more »

Mooreland Partners Advises OptoFidelity on Sale To Changyuan Group

Mooreland Partners (www.moorelandpartners.com), the leading independent investment bank providing M&A and private capital advisory services to the global technology industry, has  acted as the exclusive financial advisor to OptoFidelity, an automated test technology provider for smart devices, on its sale to Changyuan Group. Read more »

Milestone Group finds 60% of fund managers have experienced NAV issues

Milestone Group  provider of managed technology solutions for the global investments industry, today release findings from its first UK focussed oversight survey. Read more »

Acorns Australia Hits $100m AuM Milestone

Acorns Australia, the micro-investing app, has reached a milestone of over a $100 million funds under management (FuM), highlighting the appetite among Australians for new ways to save and invest. Since its launch in February 2016, Acorns Australia has steadily increased in popularity and now reaches approximately 1.25 per cent of the Australian population, with more than 300,000 users. Read more »

Family Office Networks Expands Financial Technology Platform and Alternative Investment Database FONALTS.com

Family Office Networks announced today the launch of an online technology platform that offers family offices access to alternative investment products. The new Alternative Investments Platform can be accessed at FONALTS.com and is the first phase of Family Office Networks' financial technology platform expansion. Read more »

Novo Holdings Selects SimCorp for Front-to-back Office Overhaul

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, today announced that Novo Holdings A/S, a holding and investment company, owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, has selected SimCorp Dimension as its new investment management platform across its investment business. Read more »

C WorldWide Asset Management Partners with SimCorp Coric

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, has announced that C WorldWide Asset Management Fondsmæglerselskab A/S, has extended its SimCorp Dimension license agreement to include Data Warehouse Manager and SimCorp Coric.  With the investment, the firm aims to enhance its client reporting to meet the growing demands for transparency, by the global investor community.   Read more »

Thomson Reuters signs three more buy-side clients for KYC platform

Thomson Reuters today confirmed that three additional European financial institutions serving the buy-side investment sector have adopted its Org ID Know Your Customer (KYC) platform for due diligence.  Read more »

Pzena Investment Management to Integrate INDATA’s New Epic Data API Solution

INDATA, a leading industry provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, today announced that Pzena lnvestment Management has expanded its usage of INDATA’s Intelligent Portfolio Management® software suite by upgrading to Epic Data API, a new solution launched in May 2017. Read more »

NRI and Mizuho Bank Complete Research Addressing Applications of AI in Eliminating Tedious Derivative Contract Procedures

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, in collaboration with Mizuho Bank, Ltd., today announced the completion of a proof-of-concept (PoC) project developed to examine the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for derivative contract operation. Read more »

Investing App Acorns Teams Up with PFM Firm Clarity Money

Acorns, the country’s fastest-growing micro-investing app with more than 2 million accounts, today announced its partnership with Adam Dell’s Clarity Money, the personal finance app that acts as the “Champion of your Money.”  Through the partnership, Clarity Money customers can easily become Acorns investors and take advantage of Acorns automated investing features. Existing Acorns investors also benefit by being able to see a snapshot of their... more Read more »

Desjardins Implements Eagle Investment Fund Accounting Tech

Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a BNY Mellon company and leading provider of financial services technology, announced today that Desjardins Group ("Desjardins"), has implemented Eagle's investment fund accounting solution. Desjardins has previously deployed Eagle Accounting for Desjardins Asset Management in 2011. The new implementation on behalf of Desjardins allows the larger organization to benefit from new efficiencies that stem from managing... more Read more »

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