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Partech Ventures Invests €10MM Financing Round For Kantox

Partech Ventures today announced that it has co-led a new €10MM financing round in Kantox,  the pioneer in foreign exchange services for SMEs and mid-cap companies. “With our 2nd significant investment in 18 months, Partech Ventures reaffirms its full commitment to Kantox” explained Philippe Collombel, Managing Partner at Partech Ventures and Kantox board member. Read more »

S&P Capital IQ Expands S&P Ratings Research on Its Platform

S&P Capital IQ®, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), today announced the availability of expanded research and data from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) on its proprietary research platform. Effective today, expanded S&P Ratings’ research is available in real time through S&P Capital IQ’s Investment Research module, a feature that enables subscribers to view, manage and access all of their... more Read more »

Syscap turns 25 on crest of alternative finance wave

Syscap, the UK’s leading independent finance provider, today celebrates a full quarter century in business with new staff appointments, partner benefits and a pledge to raise £25,000 for charity in the year ahead. 21,000 UK organisations, from large enterprises to IT resellers, schools, SMEs and legal firms, have benefited from access to alternative finance worth £1.9bn through Syscap since 1990. Read more »

Objectway launches fully hosted investment solution - Wealth in One®

 Objectway (, a leading provider of software and services to the EMEA investment management industry, today announced the release of its fully hosted digitally enabled investment management solution—Wealth in One®. Wealth in One is a fully integrated front-to-back office solution intended for a broad spectrum of wealth and investment management service providers—from stockbrokers to independent wealth managers. Read more »

Avaloq, DBS, Leonteq and Numerix Join Forces to Create Innovative Platform for Structured Products

Avaloq, DBS, Leonteq and Numerix have signed a letter of intent for the implementation of an integrated multi-issuer investment products distribution system (“IPDS”). The cooperation will enhance the offering and distribution of structured investment products. Through this initiative, Avaloq connects the IPDS to the Avaloq Banking Suite, with DBS as the pilot bank. For the first phase, the new platform will focus on the Asia Pacific region.   Read more »

Infocomm Investments extends its US$200 million fund to European tech startups

Singaporean venture capital firm Infocomm Investments celebrates its launch in London, extending its US$200 million fund to European tech startups. Read more »

Athilon Structured Investment Advisors

Mellon Capital, the San Francisco-based investment boutique of BNY Mellon, has launched its Carbon Efficiency Strategy with $100 million in funding from The McKnight Foundation.  The strategy is designed to provide investors with lower carbon emissions exposure than the broad U.S. equity benchmark. Read more »

Fidessa wins the Best Execution Management System award

Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) has been judged Best Execution Management System at the Financial News Awards for Excellence in Trading & Technology. Presented at a gala dinner in London on Wednesday, the award is testament to Fidessa's ongoing programme of development of its Investment Management System (IMS). Read more »

Pershing study reports a gap exists between what advisors say and what resonates with investors

An effective value proposition strengthens audience connections and fosters growth, yet many advisors have had little objective guidance in formulating such statements until now, according to a new study released from Pershing, a BNY Mellon company. What Do Top Advisors Say and What Do Investors Really Think? Reveals how an advisor can communicate their value proposition to investors and differentiate themselves from other advisors in the... more Read more »


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