SEDCO Capital's Islamic investment strategy is basis for CFA Institute partnership

SEDCO Capital, a leading global asset manager, has partnered with the CFA Institute to provide a best-practice case study on its fully Shariah-compliant Prudent Ethical Investment (PEI) strategy for a new report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in equity and fixed-income investments. Read more »

BANKEX, Fusion Foundation to Provide Digital Funding Platform for SMEs

Fusion Foundation, the non-profit open source organization building the next ge Read more »

SIX and Eagle Investment Systems Expand Alliance to Include Global Sanctions Data

Eagle clients can now source sanctions data directly from SIX for use within Eagle solutions. The alliance will help to streamline efforts by clients to source, validate, and align sanctions data with existing portfolio data, helping firms minimize the risk of reputational damage and fines that can result from dealing with sanctioned entities. Read more »

Investment app tickr marks major growth milestone with crowdfunding campaign

Investment app, tickr, is today launching its crowdfunding campaign on leading investment platform Seedrs. Funds raised will be used to accelerate user acquisition, while building several new features including a visual newsfeed giving users an interactive overview of the companies in their portfolio and the work they are doing to make an impact on the world.  tickr’s user statistics demonstrate the scale of appetite for disruption in the... more Read more »

BlueBay chooses Alpima to equip its sales, product and multi-asset teams for fund data

BlueBay has chosen Alpima to further equip its sales, product and multi-asset teams to intelligently visualise fund data and product characteristics across its full fixed income suite. Offered as a white-label version of its cloud-based platform, ALPIMA has worked closely with BlueBay to customise it to its exact requirements. Luc Leclercq, BlueBay’s COO, says: “We are pleased to engage with ALPIMA, whose modular and adaptive platform offers the... more Read more »

KKR Becomes Founding Signatory to Impact Investing Principles in Effort to Create Alignment across Industry

KKR announced that it has become a founding signatory to the Operating Principles for Impact Management, a new market standard for impact investing introduced by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. KKR joins 59 other signatories, collectively representing over $350 billion in assets invested for impact, in their commitment to managing their impact investments in accordance with these Principles, which are meant to bring greater... more Read more »

KRM22 deploys market surveillance desktop application Irisium on OpenFin OS

OpenFin, the capital market’s operating system (OS), today announced that KRM22, the technology and software investment company, with a particular focus on risk management in capital markets, has become the first compliance vendor to deploy on OpenFin’s OS. The collaboration enables seamless interoperability between Irisium, KRM22’s market surveillance application, and other applications deployed on OpenFin’s OS giving end-users an integrated... more Read more »

Refinitiv Automates Fund Eligibility for Wealth Managers and Financial Advisors through Eikon App

 Building on its commitment to work with partners and customers across the financial community to solve key workflow challenges, Refinitiv today announced that it has onboarded a new app “Fund Eligibility” to its financial markets desktop platform Eikon, which automates the eligibility assessment governing product sales restriction. Developed by the Swiss FinTech Investment Navigator, the “Fund Eligibility” app is the latest innovation to offer... more Read more »

STYLE ANALYTICS TO OFFER SUSTAINALYTICS’ ESG RESEARCH AND DATA TO INVESTORS

Style Analytics, the provider of factor-based analysis software for investment professionals, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Sustainalytics, a global leader in ESG research, ratings and analysis, to serve the rapidly growing demand to integrate ESG considerations into the investment process. As part of the agreement, Style Analytics will provide an easily-accessible portfolio level view of Sustainalytics’... more Read more »

Pzena Investment Management Signs for EDM from IHS Markit

IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Pzena Investment Management, LLC, a $37 billion equity manager based in New York has signed for its Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution. The firm will be using EDM to master securities and issuers and will also leverage the solution as a data hub for prices, accounts and other entities in the future. Read more »

Liquid adopts KRM22’s Trade Surveillance Platform Irisium

KRM22 Plc, the technology and software investment company, with a particular focus on risk management in capital markets, today announces that its market surveillance product, Irisium, has been selected by Quoine, a global fintech company. Irisium will be integrated on Liquid, a Quoine platform. Read more »

OBJECTWAY AMONG THE TOP 500 CHAMPIONS THAT HAUL THE ITALIAN ECONOMY

Objectway, a leader in the Digital Wealth, Investment & Asset Management sector, is one of the 500 Italian companies included in the Top 500 Champions ranking by the ItalyPost Research Centre and in collaboration with “L’Economia”, economic magazine of the Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera.  Read more »

Solactive and Axiom Alternative Investments launch together a Global CoCo Index

Solactive and Axiom AI are pleased to announce the launch of the Solactive AXI Liquid Contingent Capital Global Market TR Index (SOLAXICC), a tailored index for investors that seek broad access to a universe of liquid contingent convertible bonds (CoCos). The index development marks the first joint venture between the German Index provider and the French Asset Manager. The index will be tracked by UC AXI Global CoCo Bonds UCITS ETF, the first... more Read more »

Fast-paced energy transition expected to increase world equity returns by 6 percentage points over the next ten years

Today Ortec Finance, a market-leading provider of technology and solutions  for risk and return management, in partnership with Cambridge Econometrics, launches the first-ever Systemic Climate Risk Scenario Solution. The newly developed systemic climate-risk aware economic and financial outlooks show that a rapid shift to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is likely to generate more attractive returns for investors in the short term... more Read more »

WEALTHIFY REVEALS THE £70K REASON PARENTS SHOULD START INVESTING FOR THEIR KIDS IN A JUNIOR ISA TODAY

Wealthify, the online investment service which last month launched its first Junior ISA, today continues its vision to get the nation investing by reminding parents that a huge £70,000 could be accumulated, by the time their child turns 30, by saving just £20 per week. Read more »

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