Investment Management

SimCorp Receives Double Award at FTF News 2016 Technology Innovation Awards

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, today announced that it has won the 2016 Technology Innovation Awards from FTF News in the categories of  ‘Best IBOR Solution’ and ‘Best Buy-Side Operations Solution.’ This is the second year running that SimCorp has won in the IBOR (investment book of record) category.  Read more »

KKR's Pillarstone Platform Strengthens its Outreach in Europe

KKR Credit unveils the further expansion of its Pillarstone platform in Europe through the signing of a binding agreement with Alpha Bank and Eurobank in Greece. The agreement builds on the successful progress of the Italian platform that was announced in June 2015. Read more »

Simply EQ Upgraded with ‘Wrapper Selector’ Tool

EQ Investors (EQ), the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers, has added a new selector wrapper tool to its Simply EQ investment-advice service. The online tool is designed to help bridge the ‘financial advice gap’ by indicating which tax wrappers best suit an individual’s personal circumstances. Differing taxation of an ISA, SIPP or general investment account (GIA) are built into the tool which allows the individual to run various... more Read more »

Misys FusionInvest Recognised at the HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards

Misys has been named Best Portfolio Management Software Provider at the HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards. Misys FusionInvest receives this award in recognition of its ability to simplify the investment management process, with a combination of market-leading portfolio management capabilities and a real-time investment book of record (IBOR) backbone. Read more »

Calypso Technology and Sernova Financial Team Up to Provide Cloud-based Clearing Solution

 Calypso Technology  and Sernova Financial announced a partnership to deliver next-generation, cloud-based clearing services. The alliance is designed to lower the barriers to entry into capital markets for both regional banks and investment management firms. Read more »

Itiviti's Tbricks Selected by Sea Otter

Itiviti, a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry, today announced that Sea Otter Global Ventures LLC, a private investment firm based in New York, has chosen the Tbricks by Itiviti platform for ETF market making on NYSE Arca. Sea Otter Securities Group LLC, a sister company of Sea Global Ventures LLC, is a registered market maker on NYSE Arca. With in-depth experience from investing and trading across all investment... more Read more »

Touchstone Investments Launches International Growth Fund

The fund is sub-advised by Apex Capital Management, which also serves as sub-advisor to the Touchstone Small Cap Growth Fund. The Dayton, Ohio firm embraces bottom-up fundamental research with top-down secular views, investing in companies with stable growth and emerging growth characteristics. Read more »

European Investment Bank Helps UCL with New Investment Boost

UCL (University College London) has agreed a £280 million loan with the European Investment Bank to develop its Bloomsbury and UCL East campuses, the largest sum ever lent by the bank to a university. The 30-year loan will provide funding for UCL’s Bloomsbury campus in central London which is undergoing an ambitious programme to upgrade and expand its historic buildings as well as finance for the building of UCL East, the university’s new site ... more Read more »

SS&C Technologies Updates its Global Wealth Platform

SS&C Technologies announced the latest enhancements to its Global Wealth Platform (GWP) - the next generation cloud-based investment management solution. Read more »

Partech Ventures Supports French Lending Platform Lendix

Partech Ventures confirms its support of Lendix, the French number one in lending platforms, as CNP Assurances, MatMut and ZenCap AM join as new investors. Read more »

ingage Strengthens Client Team with Appointment of Alex Page

ingage, the corporate access and IR software company, today announced the appointment of Alex Page to the sales & account management team. Alex has recently worked within IR software systems at Orient Capital and Capita Asset Services, as part of the Client Relations & Development teams working closely with large and mid cap corporates in both the UK and Europe. Read more »

Eze Software’s Full Investment Suite Selected by Liontrust

Liontrust Asset Management has gone live on Eze OMS and Eze Portfolio Accounting, implementing a front-to-back office workflow to replace its in-house systems. This represents a significant investment by Liontrust and is designed to strengthen and support the company’s activities across its front and middle office, with Eze Software Investment Suite being chosen after a rigorous and lengthy selection process involving a number of vendors. Read more »

BNY Mellon Launches New Innovation Center in Pittsburgh

 BNY Mellon today celebrated the grand opening of its newest Innovation Center, located on its Pittsburgh campus.  The new 32,000-square-foot center, located within the company's 500 Grant Street location, uses leading-edge design and functionality to optimize collaboration between BNY Mellon's global technology and business functions, and increase speed to market for new client solutions. Read more »

'InvestSure' Online Property Investment Platform Goes Live

A new online property investment platform, InvestSure, has been launched to bring together professional investors and property developers to help address the chronic lack of available finance in the UK property market. InvestSure says it will allow property developers to access a diverse range of funding for projects, where previously traditional banks have been unable or unwilling to provide it. InvestSure explains that better access to funding... more Read more »

SimCorp Signs License Agreement with Nomura Bank

SimCorp signed a large additional license agreement with Nomura Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. Nomura Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. will be utilizing SimCorp’s investment management solution, SimCorp Dimension to support its core business operations covering custody and trade processing as well as fund accounting functions. With about 370 employees, Nomura Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. provides a broad scope of fund administration services to investment vehicles... more Read more »

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