Investment Management

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 »

The Group CNP Cyprus Insurance Holdings Ltd Selected IMSplus for Its Insurance Investment Management Operations

Profile Software, an international financial solutions vendor, announced today that CNP Cyprus Insurance Holdings (CNP Cyprus) has selected the IMSplus solution to deploy, so as to effectively manage its assets and fund management requirements and achieve operational efficiency. Read more »

Quant Insight Makes Macro Research Available via RSRCHXchange

Quant Insight’s macro research provides quantitative analysis and actionable investment ideas to hedge funds, asset managers, asset allocators, pension funds and wealth managers. Their investment expertise, combined with high-quality data, proprietary algorithms and AI driven machine learning models helps investors make sense of complex trading environments and make better investment decisions.  Read more »

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 »

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