Investment Management

Mubadala Investment Company Acquires Verno Capital's Private Equity Advisory Unit

Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi Government owned company, has acquired Verno Capital's private equity advisory unit to strengthen its internal investment and asset management capability across Russia and the CIS region.  The transaction sees a number of Verno employees transfer to Mubadala, who will now have a complete focus on Mubadala's Russian portfolio and investment pipeline. This comes as Mubadala seeks to grow its Russia... more Read more »

Ohpen Helps de Volksbank Optimize Investment Experience

De Volksbank and Ohpen have successfully completed the migration of over 122,000 investment accounts to Ohpen’s core banking platform. Using The Ohpen API, de Volksbank has now completely and seamlessly integrated its investment services into its internet banking environments, offering a greatly improved investment experience for its customers.  Technological innovation, the basis for an improved investment experience  Read more »

Dubai and Australia Ink FinTech Agreement

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) entered into an agreement today that sets out a framework for cooperation on financial technology (FinTech) innovation.  The agreement demonstrates a commitment by both Authorities to provide a regulatory framework that promotes innovation in financial services and regulatory compliance in their respective markets. Read more »

Framework, Private Equity investment Data Management, Appoints Director of Global Business Development

Framework, the private equity (PE) investment data firm, enabling PE investment management enterprises to deliver transparency, insight and accountability to their investors, today announced the appointment of Jesper Steiness, as Director of Global Business Development. The appointment will strengthen the leadership team as Framework concentrate on accelerating their current growth and focus on innovation in private equity operations. Read more »

ScoreStream Receives Intel Capital Funding

Today we are proud to announce ScoreStream has received funding from Intel Capital, Intel's strategic investment and M&A organization. ScoreStream is a crowd sourcing platform for capturing and syndicating local sports content to consumers and media companies. ScoreStream has partnerships with most of the major broadcast television groups, iHeart Media, and the Associated Press. Read more »

Grinnell College selects InvestCloud for endowment platform

InvestCloud Inc., a global FinTech firm, has been selected by Grinnell College as its digital platform of choice for its endowment. The Iowa liberal arts college will use InvestCloud Navy to simplify investment management, improve efficiency and centralize data. The $1.8 billion fund includes investments in equities, hedge funds, private equity and real assets. The fund previously relied on multiple service providers, with information spread... more Read more »

Bank of Thailand selects SimCorp Dimension

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, announced today that The Bank of Thailand, Thailand’s central bank, has selected SimCorp Dimension as its new investment management platform to support the reserve management and monetary policy operations of its USD 226 billion reserves. Read more »

INDOS Moves to Digitize the AIFMD Depositary Space

INDOS Financial Limited (“INDOS”), the leading UK independent depositary, has gone live with the second and key phase of the integration of its cloud-based DEPOcheck software. DEPOcheck provides an integrated workflow management and fund oversight solution for depositary businesses.  DEPOcheck was developed on behalf of INDOS by Centigen Soft. Read more »

Pioneering Fintech Platform Opens Up Business Deal Flow to Investors and Corporate Advisers

Pomanda is a platform for investors, advisers, professional service providers and the business owners they engage with. The first platform to be built around the transaction journey – no matter which stage or side of the deal you are on. Gives users  the tools to value companies, conduct business analytics and connect to deal-flow in a confidential and secure space.  Combines cutting edge technology, industry insight and academic research to... more Read more »

Gemalto survey confirms that Consumers lack confidence in IoT device security

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today reveal that 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This comes as more than two-thirds of consumers and almost 80% of organizations support governments getting involved in setting IoT security​. Read more »

GAM Selects Red Deer’s MiFIDII Solution to Ensure Compliance Ahead of January 2018 Deadline

Red Deer, a next-generation financial technology company dedicated to enhancing the performance of active investment managers, is pleased to announce that its MiFID II research valuation solution has been selected by GAM, one of the world’s leading independent, pure-play asset managers. GAM will use the solution to consume and value research so that it can be paid for independently from trade execution, in compliance with the MiFID II... more Read more »

Artemis Investment Management goes live with pControl for NAV Oversight

Milestone Group, provider of managed technology solutions globally for the investment management industry, today announced that Artemis Investment Management LLP (Artemis) has gone live with pControl Oversight across its unit trusts, OEICs, investment trusts and venture capital trusts. As Artemis’ product range has continued to evolve, the number and complexity of its fund structures has increased. Artemis has chosen Milestone’s technology to... more 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 »

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 »


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