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Euroclear Bank and SmartStream Build Out Central Data Utility

When Euroclear Bank and SmartStream joined forces in November 2012 to deliver a centralised reference data utility, many financial services firms were beginning to realise the need to improve data management and deliver higher quality data at a lower cost. Fast forward two years and the pressure to review and renew failing data management models…

Virginie’s Blog – Musical Chairs

It seems that 2011 has been another year filled with management shakeups, M&A activity and high profile exits and entrances within the vendor and practitioner communities. EDM solution vendors and data vendors in particular seem to have engaged in an ongoing game of musical chairs, not least of which has been the continued reshuffling at…

Misys and Private Equity Firms Rumoured to be Circling SmartStream

Private equity giant Permira and risk technology firm Misys are two of the rumoured bidders that are circling the Dubai International Financial Centre’s (DIFC) SmartStream Technologies. Following the DIFC’s hiring of UBS to handle the potential sale of SmartStream back in October last year, around 10 firms are rumoured to have expressed an interest in…

SmartStream Announces Partnership with Longtop to Distribute TLM Solutions Across China

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist, today announced that it has formed a new partnership with Longtop, a software development and solutions provider targeting the financial services industry in China. Longtop will integrate SmartStream’s suite of Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions to complement its existing technologies and services. Longtop’s expertise across the financial…

SmartStream’s McGill Elaborates on Risk and Integration Benefits of Misys Partnership

Following the signing of a partnership with investment management solution vendor ByAllAccounts last month, SmartStream has signed yet another partnership agreement, this time with risk and portfolio management solution vendor Misys. Alastair McGill, executive vice president of business development and alliances for SmartStream Technologies, explains that the vendors have been in discussions about the partnership…

SmartStream Launches Reference Data Utility Offering, Announces First Client

As first revealed by Reference Data Review in May last year, the Dubai International Financial Centre’s (DIFC) DClear subsidiary has been working on a reference data utility for some time. DClear Utilities, which is now a part of DIFC owned SmartStream Technologies, has now officially been launched on the market and has just bagged its…

DIFC Bags SmartStream Technology For Hosted Data, Processing Offering

The acquisition of UK mid and back office systems vendor SmartStream for £200 million by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DFIC) – owner of the Dubai Stock Exchange – made headlines for a number of reasons. Not the least of these was the fact that the acquisition came just a month after SmartStream was forced…

Kirby to Leave SmartStream Technologies at Month-End

Anthony Kirby will be leaving SmartStream Technologies at the end of this month to pursue other opportunities. Kirby joined a year ago as director of market management at SmartStream, reporting to chief executive officer Martin Brown. Prior to that Kirby worked at Deutsche Borse, Reuters, Swift, the former GSTPA, and Merrill Lynch. Kirby is also…

Observational Learning Boosts Data Quality, Improves Reconciliations, Cuts Costs of Exceptions

Large data volumes and manual data validation techniques are making it difficult for firms to achieve levels of data quality required to support seamless transaction processing and regulatory reporting. The problem is exacerbated by MiFID II and other emerging regulations that impose new processes on transaction reporting, including reconciliation of transactions from the trade repository…

A-Team Group Data Management Summit Takes Industry by Storm

This year’s London Data Management Summit was a resounding success, answering the questions of hundreds of market participants working to transform, digitalise and innovate their approach to data management and drive value out of data. It touched on technologies from knowledge graphs to data standards that can help users achieve these goals, and provided actionable…