Sanlam Investments Chooses FlexTrader EMS

FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced that South Africa-based Sanlam Investments has chosen the FlexTRADER EMS to facilitate global cross asset trading alongside FlexAlert for real-time iOS and Android mobile notifications. Read more »

Saxo Bank partners with Autochartist for multi-asset trading

Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today announces that it is collaborating with Autochartist to make automated technical analysis tools and live trade signals available to clients directly in the SaxoTraderGO platform. Read more »

Kymin Financial Services unveils robo-advice tool via Intelliflo’s iO

Newport-based Kymin Financial Services has launched Kymin Direct, an automated online investment service via Intelliflo’s Intelligent Office (iO) Personal Finance Portal (PFP) for clients with between £1,000 and £50,000 to invest. Targeted at ISA and GIA savings, the service is competitively priced and does not involve clients interacting face-to-face with the team of advisers unless they request it. Read more »

Aquila Capital expands into Norway

Aquila Capital today announces the opening of an office in Oslo, demonstrating the firm’s ongoing commitment to the Norwegian and the Nordic market. Aquila Capital has appointed Joakim Johnsen to run the office, which was opened in January this year. Johnsen, who will act as an investment manager within the hydropower team, will coordinate the transactions in the renewable energy sector and will be the contact for business partners and investors... more Read more »

Kestra Private Wealth Services Announces the Addition of Two Firms With $240 Million in Assets

Firm’s recruitment momentum continues with new offices in California and New York Read more »

Profile Software to showcase its solutions at Middle East Wealth Management Forum in Dubai

Profile Software, an international financial solutions provider, today announced its sponsorship of the Middle East Wealth Management Forum organized by Hubbis, taking place on the 24th of January at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC in Dubai, UAE. Profile’s executives will demonstrate the client centric and innovative platforms that address the Wealth Management industry’s requirements. Read more »

Advicent Announces Partnership With Janney Montgomery Scott

Janney to utilize the NaviPlan® financial planning software along with Presentation Module from Advicent to enhance Retirement Income Evaluator™ and manage compliance efforts in the wake of DOL fiduciary standards. Read more »

Smartr365 unites advisers and technology for better financial decisions

Smartr365, a new technology platform designed to enable financial advisers to serve their clients quicker and more efficiently than ever before, launches nationwide later this month. Using state-of-the art bespoke technology, the Smart365 SaaS platform aims to shake up the sector by simplifying the way advisers work, through a series of real-time applications that will allow them to manage their clients’ finances more effectively.   Read more »

ABN AMRO Clearing organises AIF conference for investor community

On the 7th and 8th March 2017, ABN AMRO Clearing will be hosting the 6th Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF) at its head office. The pre-day focus session on the 7th March will host roundtables for managers and investors and offer more intimate discussions and knowledge sharing opportunities. The conference’s main day on the 8th March will include panel sessions and key notes as well as the AIF Factor. The AIF factor is a competition where 5... more Read more »

Calypso partners with BNP Paribas to deliver post trade services across asset classes

BNP Paribas Securities Services, one of the world’s leading providers of clearing and custody services, has partnered with industry-leading fintech company Calypso Technology to provide investment banks with a full, end-to-end post-trade services offering across asset classes. As part of this partnership, BNP Paribas Securities Services will combine Calypso’s integrated front-to-back architecture with its own extensive post-trade servicing... more Read more »

Aperio goes live with Linedata’s Investment Management Trading Solutions

Linedata (NYSE Euronext: LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, today announced that Aperio Group, a $16 billion research-based investment manager specializing in active tax management, factor tilts, and socially responsive strategies for high net worth investors, has chosen its comprehensive range of investment management solutions. Read more »

MCT selects INDATA’s iPM Cloud Platform

INDATA, a leading industry provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, today announced that MCT - MacGuire, Cheswick & Tuttle Investment Counsel, based in Darien, CT has implemented INDATA’s iPM Cloud – Intelligent Portfolio Management® platform. Read more »

UK Is a Leader of Tech Investment

The UK’s technology sector drew more investment than that of any other European country in 2016, according to data from London & Partners, the Mayor of London’s promotional company. The research also showed London remains a leading hub for tech investment, attracting significantly more money than any other major European city last year. Measuring activity across private equity and venture capital deals, more than £6.7 billion ($9.5bn) was... more Read more »

Swimlane Secures $6 Million to Drive Growth into Fast-growing Automated IT Security Operations Market

Swimlane, a leader in automated incident response and security orchestration, today announced it raised an additional $3 million in funding completing a total of $6 million in Series A funding led by a private group, including a mix of Colorado-based angel investors and industry experts. Read more »

iShares Guides Global ETF Industry with Record Incomes of $140bn

BlackRock, Inc.’s (NYSE:BLK) iShares business led the global ETF industry in 2016, winning a record $140bn in new flows, powered by moves into bond, Core and smart beta ETFs. Representing 13% organic growth, iShares 2016 flows reflect the global scale, diverse product range and continued innovation of the iShares business. Overall, the global ETF industry saw net inflows of $375bn in 20161, surpassing the previous year’s total of $348bn2.... more Read more »

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