Investment Management

SimCorp Launches New Alternative Investments Manager for The Buy Side Industry

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, today announced the new modules and enhancements introduced with Release 6.3 of its flagship solution, SimCorp Dimension. Read more »

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago signs for SimCorp Dimension

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, today announces that the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has signed a partnership agreement with SimCorp North America.  The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago will implement SimCorp Dimension to manage the investment operation of the country’s US$8.4 billion foreign exchange reserves. Read more »

Overstock Unveils Robo-advisor Digital Investment Platform

Overstock.com announces the launch of a digitally driven investment platform, powered by tZERO Advisors, within the online retailer’s FinanceHub. “This service introduces robo-advising investment management services to our millions of customers and continues Overstock’s commitment to bridging Wall Street and e-commerce,” said Patrick M. Byrne, Overstock’s founder and CEO.    Read more »

Integral Receives Fundamental Patent for Combining Limit Orders and Request for Quote Liquidity in a Consolidated Book

Integral, the financial technology partner trusted by leading banks, brokers, and investment managers to design, deliver and grow their FX businesses, announced today that it has received a U.S. patent, number 9,836,789, titled “Method and System for Generating and Operating Hybrid Markets and User Defined Marketplaces.” Read more »

The New Alternative Lending Opportunity for the Swiss Investors

The platform Robo.cash operating at the alternative lending market of the European Union since February 2017 is now open for investors from Switzerland. In this respect, it is believed that the Swiss investors will appreciate the opportunity to diversify a portfolio with cross-border investments in high-turnover PDL-loans. Read more »

Smartkarma Expands to North America with its Innovative Research Platform for Unconflicted and Independent Research in Asian Equities

Smartkarma, Asia’s largest provider of independent investment research, today announced the opening of its New York City office, headed by 30-year industry veteran Warren Yeh. Smartkarma is well positioned to expand into American markets after recently completing its Series B funding round, led by Sequoia Capital. With a base in New York, Smartkarma aims to bring unprecedented on-the-ground reach and insight into Asian markets for US-based asset... more Read more »

Integral Expands Cryptocurrencies Market Data Service

Integral, the financial technology partner trusted by leading banks, brokers, and investment managers to design, deliver and grow their FX businesses, announced today that it has expanded its market data offering for cryptocurrencies to include 14 major cryptocurrencies connecting to all major exchange sources across the U.S., Europe and Asia including Japan and Hong Kong. Read more »

OBJECTWAY ENTERS THE FIRST ELITE BASKET-BOND FROM BORSA ITALIANA

Objectway, one of the leading European players in the development and production of software solutions for wealth and investment management, has gained access to the first collective bond issue – ELITE Basket Bond – issued by Borsa Italiana. The issue amounts to 122 million euro, whose highest share is Objectway's, with a 18 million euro bond.  Read more »

Zopa Re-opens for New Investors

Zopa, the pioneering financial services company, has today announced it has re-opened its platform to new customers. New customers will be able to invest in any of Zopa’s four investment products - Core, ISA Core, Plus, and ISA Plus - and will join more than 60,000 investors in earning attractive returns through Zopa. Read more »

Wealthsimple Launches Socially Responsible Investment Portfolios

Wealthsimple, a global online investment manager, today announced the launch of Socially Responsible Investing portfolios.  Fast-growing fintech first in the UK to offer an easy and accessible way for people to align investments with their values A first of their kind in the UK, Wealthsimple's SRI portfolios offer a low-cost, diversified way for people to save for the future while knowing their money is being invested in socially conscious... more Read more »

Mooreland Partners Advises Balabit on Sale to Quest Software

Mooreland Partners, the leading independent investment bank providing M&A and private capital advisory services to the global technology industry, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Hungary-based Balabit in its sale to leading Texas-based security software vendor One Identity, a Quest Software business. The transaction was publicly announced and closed on January 17, 2018.  Read more »

BnkToTheFuture Raises Initial $30 Million for Tokenized Securities Market and Due Diligence Platform

Financial technology investment platform BnkToTheFuture has raised an initial $30 million for its tokenized equity market and due diligence platform in the first three days of BnkToTheFuture’s token private pre-sale open solely to institutional investors. Read more »

HOULIHAN LOKEY ACQUIRES QUAYLE MUNRO LIMITED AND ESTABLISHES A NEW GLOBAL DATA & ANALYTICS GROUP

Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the global investment bank, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Quayle Munro Limited (Quayle Munro), an independent advisory firm that provides corporate finance advisory services to companies underpinned by data & analytics, content, software, and services. The agreement was signed on January 15 and is expected to close following regulatory approvals. Read more »

Raymond James Investment Services Selects Red Deer for MiFIDII Research Compliance

Red Deer, a financial technology company dedicated to enhancing the performance of active investment managers, is pleased to announce that Raymond James Investment Services (“Raymond James”), one of the fastest growing wealth management businesses in the UK today, has selected its MiFID II solution in order to adhere to the regulations that came into effect earlier this year. Read more »

Assetz Capital launches GBBA series two

Assetz Capital has launched Series 2 of its Great British Business Account (GBBA), offering investors a capped target gross interest rate of 6.25% per annum. GBBA Series 2 automatically invests in business loans that have realisable asset security. Although the account has a similar investment mandate to Series 1, Series 2 is more tailored to current market conditions to capture a wider range of higher-quality loans than its predecessor. Over £4... more Read more »

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