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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 »

Gibraltar Regulator Grants Lendingblock In-Principle Licence as DLT Provider

Lendingblock, the securities lending platform for digital assets, today announces the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has made an in-principle decision to grant the firm authorisation as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider. The in-principle authorisation comes simultaneously with Lendingblock’s successful completion of its platform testing period conducted with over 30 institutions worldwide.  This puts the firm well on... more Read more »

JHC Neon signs Ireland’s largest wealth manager

Wealth management fintech firm JHC Systems (JHC) has today announced that Davy Private Clients has implemented its digital portfolio monitoring tool, JHC Neon (Neon), for its Portfolio Construction Team. Neon will automatically monitor and analyse every client portfolio daily in order to assess all positions, asset allocations and risk profiles within the team’s investment models. Through the system’s unique digital dashboard, Davy will have... more 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 »

d1g1t Secures Series A Round to Fund the Growth of its Enterprise Wealth Management Platform

d1g1t Inc., the enterprise financial technology company serving the wealth management industry, announced today that it has closed its second round, Series A financing to fund the continued growth of its enterprise digital wealth management platform. Powered by advanced analytics and risk management tools, the d1g1t platform offers transparent portfolio management services to professional advisors and their individual investors. Read more »

Fusion Wealth Expands Relationship with SEI

Fusion Wealth, the bespoke platform solutions provider for wealth managers and large-scale financial planners, has extended its existing long-term relationship with SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) through a new deal that will see the pair work together until at least 2025. Fusion Wealth first appointed the SEI Wealth PlatformSM in 2011 to provide an integrated wealth-management infrastructure for its growing client base. Since then, the business has expanded... more 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 »

Personal wealth platform launches in the UK, eyeing off 27 million households to help financial advisers attract and retain clients

A leading wealth portal, myprosperity today launched its platform in the United Kingdom, eyeing off a market opportunity of around 27 million households as it gears up to help Brits better manage their finances and provide advisers with the tools to attract and retain clients. The platform, which has experienced sizeable growth in its home market, Australia, now sees the UK as its next significant opportunity, especially given the openness of... 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 »

BlockEx implements Maker/Taker pricing for partner brokerage growth

BlockEx, the digital asset exchange provider for institutional-grade financial markets, has announced the implementation of Maker/Taker pricing across its pooled liquidity brokerage network. Adam Leonard, CEO at BlockEx, said: “Partner branded brokerages that sit on our digital-asset trading exchange platform share a single virtual marketplace that pools liquidity. Implementing Maker/Taker pricing is an important tool for our partners to... more Read more »

Fenergo Expands into Private Banking and Wealth Management

Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management solutions (CLM) and services for financial institutions, has announced its expansion into Private Banking and Wealth Management, with the creation of a new division lead by Steve D’Souza. Read more »

Tremblant Capital Selects LiquidityBook

LiquidityBook today announced that Tremblant Capital, a multi-billion global asset management firm, has selected the SaaS-based LBX Buy Side as its full POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system), with the integrated LBX Connect as its FIX routing network. LBX Buy Side replaced an existing system which was implemented 16 years ago near Tremblant’s inception. Read more »

Broadridge and UBS Americas to Redefine Wealth Management Technology in North America

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., the world’s largest wealth manager, today announced an innovative strategic partnership where UBS Wealth Management USA will be the anchor client on Broadridge’s new wealth management industry platform. The Broadridge Wealth Platform is a next-generation open platform that will solve a key financial services challenge by creating a modern, industry-level wealth management best-in-class technology solution. Read more »

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