Investment Management

INVESTEC CLICK & INVEST REDUCES MINIMUM INVESTMENT AMOUNT

Investec Click & Invest, the online investment service, today announces it has reduced its minimum investment amount to £2,500. The change, which is effective immediately, advances Click & Invest's mission to broaden its service to more investors.  Read more »

Savills IM transacts EUR 4.2 billion in 2018 on back of record capital raising

Savills Investment Management (“Savills IM”), the international real estate investment manager, transacted EUR 4.2 billion in 2018, with EUR 1.1 billion of disposals and EUR 3.1 billion of acquisitions. The firm now manages a company record of EUR 18.3 billion assets. Read more »

Israel’s Magenta Venture Partners announces first closing of a new $100M fund focused on early stage Israeli startups

Israeli VC firm Magenta Venture Partners announced today a new venture capital fund targeting $100 million. The new fund had its initial closing in October 2018 and is planning its final closing in 2019. Read more »

Finantix announces a strategic growth investment by Motive Partners

Finantix today announced that it has signed an agreement with Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on growth investments in financial technology companies. Motive Partners will become a majority shareholder in Finantix and will support the company and the founders in extending the functional footprint of the product and in accelerating geographic expansion. Read more »

Aquila Capital launches its first green bond with a volume of EUR 50m

The alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital has launched a green bond with a volume of EUR 50m and a duration of five years via the Norwegian hydropower operator Småkraft AS to finance the company’s further growth. With over 100 hydropower-plants across Norway and an annual energy production of 1 TWh, Småkraft AS is already the biggest independent operator of small-scale hydropower plants in Europe. The additional financing is being... more Read more »

Ascension Ventures Announces 14 New Investors

Ascension Ventures, the London-based investment firm, today announced a funding round, which will see the addition of 14 new Venture Partners. The group strengthens Ascension’s core belief in entrepreneurs investing in entrepreneurs, bringing in active UK and US investors with a number of them already successfully-exited entrepreneurs. Ascension’s bolstered experience in early stage investments and deep sector knowledge will increase deal-flow... more Read more »

Axioma seals contract with LGIM to implement Axioma Risk

Axioma announced today that Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, has selected Axioma Risk, the enterprise-wide risk-management solution providing timely, consistent and comparable views of multi-asset class risk across the front, middle and back offices. Read more »

DriveWealth and Trading Central Announce Strategic Partnership

DriveWealth, LLC, a leader in global digital trading technology, today announced a strategic partnership with Trading Central, a global leader of financial market research and investment analytics.  The new relationship will allow the two companies to leverage the complementary elements of their businesses:  seamless, digital, mobile-first transaction capabilities and sophisticated, accessible and actionable financial content. Read more »

Abacus Group Wins Best Technology-Overall at 2018 Alt Credit European Services Awards in London

Abacus Group, a leading provider of hosted IT solutions and application hosting for alternative investment firms, has been recognized as the winner of “Best Technology-Overall” at the 2018 Alt Credit European Services Awards which took place in London on 31st October. Read more »

Portfolio complexity increasing in Fiduciary Management and Outsourced CIO industry

A new global survey from Milestone Group, providers of OCIO, Delegated and Fiduciary management technology solutions, has revealed that portfolio strategies are growing increasingly complex. Portfolio complexity also looks set to increase, with an even larger majority outlining that they expect the complexity of their portfolios to continue to grow. The implications of a more complex portfolio are extensive, causing OCIO managers to look to... more Read more »

Aquila Capital to acquire Portuguese hydropower portfolio from EDP

The alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital has agreed with EDP, Portugal’s biggest energy company, to acquire a portfolio of 21 operational small-scale hydropower plants located in Northern and Central Portugal with a total capacity of approximately 100 MW. The investment marks Aquila Capital’s first step into Portugal’s hydropower market.  Read more »

AQUILA CAPITAL WINS SWEDISH RENEWABLE ENERGY AWARD 2018

Aquila Capital, the alternative investment company, is delighted to announce that it has been voted the winner of the Swedish Renewable Energy Award 2018. The award, given by the Swedish Wind Energy Association (SWEA), was presented during the VIND conference in Stockholm on October 24th. The aim of the award is to highlight role models in the business world that understand the need for renewable energy and the industry’s key role in this... more Read more »

Tinkoff Bank launches Tinkoff Investments Premium

Tinkoff Bank announces the launch of Tinkoff Investments Premium offering access to over 10,000 global securities (the most extensive catalogue in the Russian market) and providing personal manager services directly in the mobile app. Read more »

Profile Software is sponsoring the UK Finance Digital Innovation Summit

Profile Software, an international financial solutions provider, announced today that it supports the proceedings of the UK Finance Digital Innovation Summit, taking place on 18 September 2018 in CodeNode, London, to showcase the latest developments in its award-winning Banking and Investment Management solutions. Read more »

CoInvestor Technologies selected for Tech Nation’s FinTech Programme

CoInvestor Technologies (CoInvestor), has been selected to be part of Tech Nation’s inaugural Fintech programme this autumn. The technology company digitising the management of alternative assets for advisers, fund managers and private investors was chosen following a rigorous selection process to meet Tech Nation’s criteria. Read more »

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