OFF3R Launches Index for alternative investment market

 OFF3R, the marketplace for Alternative Investments, today launches an independent Index outlining month-on-month performances of equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms over the last year. OFF3R analysed major equity crowdfunding platforms including Seedrs, Crowdcube, Syndicate Room, Angels Den, Envestors and The House Crowd. The P2P lending platforms examined were Zopa, Landbay, RateSetter, ArchOver, Marketinvoice, Lending... more Read more »

SimCorp Teams with Cassini Systems to Enhance its Front Office Offering

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, and Cassini Systems, a provider of pre-trade analytics solutions for OTC trading, today announced a partnership to offer SimCorp clients access to Cassini’s analytics solution through SimCorp’s flagship platform, SimCorp Dimension. Read more »

ISAM Recieves Best Hedge Fund Award at Alternative Investment Management Summit

International Standard Asset Management (ISAM), a leading global Alternative Investment Manager, announced today that it has received the 2016 Hedge Fund Award from AIM Summit for “Best Managed Futures Provider with assets under management (AUM) in excess of US$1 billion." Read more »

JMP Securities and European Investment Bank Bryan Form Strategic Partnership

JMP Group LLC, an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that JMP Securities has entered into an agreement with Bryan, Garnier & Co, a leading European full-service investment bank, to partner on the origination and execution of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, strategic advisory mandates and public and private capital-raising transactions. Read more »

Hyundai Commercial and Hyundai Capital Fueling Finance Operations with Cassiopae Software

Cassiopae, the leader in global asset finance software, announces that Hyundai Commercial (HCI) and Hyundai Capital (HCS) are in production with Cassiopae V4.5 leasing and lending software in South Korea. Hyundai Commercial (HCI) is the commercial finance arm of Hyundai, one of the top five auto manufacturers in the world. The division offers credit finance including industrial financing, corporate financing, and investment financing. The... more Read more »

Senjō Group Opens its New Global Headquarters in Singapore

Senjō Group, a privately held investment firm, unveiled today its new global headquarters in Singapore. The leading financial technology investor has leased the entire 56th floor of One Raffles Place in Singapore’s Central Business District. Read more »

eVestment Private Markets Alliance Unites Consultants to Transform Private Markets Due Diligence

With today’s launch of the Private Markets Alliance, eVestment has once again united with leading investment consulting organizations to transform and simplify due diligence. Just as eVestment revolutionized data collection and analysis across public markets, the firm and its consultant partners have set their sights on bringing the same level of efficiency and transparency to private markets. Read more »

Ivy Releases its First Three NextSharesTM Exchange-Traded Managed Funds

Ivy has expanded the way investors can access active investment management that is packaged with the tax and cost efficiencies found in exchange trading. Ivy Investment Management Company (IICO) today introduced its first three Ivy NextShares as part of a planned lineup of NextShares exchange-traded managed funds. IICO becomes among the first to offer the new structure. Read more »

SoftBank Group Corp. to Form SoftBank Vision Fund

SoftBank Group Corp will form SoftBank Vision Fund (tentative name) (the “Fund”). The Fund intends to make investments in the technology sector globally. The Fund will be managed in the United Kingdom by a subsidiary of SBG and will deploy capital from SBG and investment partners. The Fund will aim to be one of the world’s largest of its kind*. Read more »

Progeny Introduces New Investment Firm Progeny Asset Management

Progeny, the multi-service professional platform, announce today the launch of Progeny Asset Management, a discretionary investment management firm offering bespoke and model portfolios. Read more »

Envestnet Introduces New Set of DOL Solutions for Advisors & Enterprises

 Envestnet, introduced technology solutions and consulting services that will assist advisors and enterprises in complying with the Department of Labor's (DOL) Fiduciary Rule.  "Regulatory changes and other market forces are converging to transform the wealth management industry," said James Patrick, Executive Vice President and Head of Advisor Services at Envestnet. "With the new DOL Fiduciary Rule requirements due to go into effect in April... more Read more »

Multifonds Delivers New Single Investment Accounting Platform for Great-West Life

Multifonds, the leader in single-platform, multi-jurisdictional investment fund software, has today announced the ‘go live’ of its partnership with The Great-West Life Assurance Company, a leading Canadian insurer, with over C$400 billion in assets under administration. Read more »

BlackRock and Artivest Partner to Expand Investor Access to Alternative Investments

BlackRock, a global leader in investment management, risk management, and advisory services, has partnered with financial technology firm Artivest to provide broader distribution and efficient access to its alternative investment strategies to an expanded segment of qualified investors through their advisors. Artivest’s technology-driven investment platform connects a wider audience of investors with alternative investment opportunities that... more Read more »

Eze Software Receives Best Technology Provider Award In APAC

Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment technology, has been named “Best Technology Provider – Overall” in HFM Asia Hedge Fund Services awards. The award win was announced at a ceremony held on Sept. 19, 2016, in Hong Kong. Read more »

Northern Trust Asset Management Unveils Goal Engineer Series for Individual Retirement Accounts

Northern Trust Asset Management today announced its Goal Engineer Series of target date managed accounts, launched in response to increased demand for robust solutions for individual retirement accounts. The series of seven portfolios provides solutions for investors who are either building for their life in retirement or managing their savings during retirement. Read more »

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