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SimCorp Extends Partnership with SIX as it Builds Out Open Platform for the Buy-Side

SimCorp has extended its partnership with SIX to provide clients with global reference, pricing and regulatory data directly into SimCorp Dimension. The move responds to buy-side demand for greater flexibility and choice in investment operations, and continues SimCorp’s drive to create Open Platform, an open and value driven ecosystem to support the buy-side with greater…

Architas Selects NeoXam DataHub for IT and Operational Transformation Programme

Architas, a London headquartered global asset manager, has selected NeoXam’s DataHub platform to support an IT and operational transformation programme that includes updating front and middle office systems across the firm’s global multi-fund business. With a comprehensive range of diversified offerings across multiple asset classes, the asset manager says efficient data distribution is essential. NeoXam’s…

Industry Leaders to Discuss Innovation, Cloud, Digital Transformation and Trading Infrastructure at Upcoming Virtual Summit

In its first iteration since the global Covid-19 pandemic, next week’s A-Team TradingTech Summit Virtual has a sharp focus on how emerging technology and infrastructure are presenting capital markets organisations with the opportunity to digitally transform their businesses. With the work from home phenomenon and the explosion in data volumes pointing to the need for…

Green Data – Searching for ESG Data and Helping Define ESG Data Standards

By Janine Hofer-Wittwer, senior product manager, SIX Financial Information. Global adoption of ESG strategies by investors and corporations has risen astronomically in recent years. The overall value of assets under management at funds leveraging ESG data has increased significantly, from US$22.9 trillion in 2016 to US$40.5 trillion in 2020, according to data from Opimas. It…

New Approaches to Surveillance and Due Diligence Post-Pandemic Feature Heavily at A-Team’s RTSV Conference

Surveillance in the new ‘work from anywhere’ environment and the drift toward continuous KYC due diligence emerged as key industry challenges during panel sessions at A-Team’s RegTech Summit Virtual online conference earlier this month. Delegates heard how surveillance professionals were struggling to deal with the mushrooming use of new collaboration channels and video-conferencing platforms. At…

BayernLB Selects Broadridge for SFTR, EMIR/MiFIR, MMSR Trade and Transaction Reporting

Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB) has selected Broadridge Financial Solutions’ platform to meet its trade and transaction reporting obligations across a range of regulations including SFTR, EMIR and MiFIR, as well as the European Central Bank’s money market statistical reporting (MMSR) requirements. The deployment – is aimed at streamlining and consolidating all of its regulatory trade reporting…

Straits Financial Joins TrueFX to Enhance Clients’ Access to FX Liquidity

Singapore-based brokerage house Straits Financial Services has joined TrueFX, a trading facility for spot FX, as a clearing member, to provide FX brokers and buy-side firms in the Asia Pacific region with direct market access to spot FX liquidity. TrueFX was launched last year by technology vendor Integral and investment bank Jefferies, in a move…

Infrastructure Monitoring: Mapping Technical Performance to Business Performance

By Mike O’Hara, Special Correspondent, TradingTech Insight. High-performance infrastructure and connectivity technologies have become essential components of trading architectures in today’s electronically traded markets. And as trading systems become ever faster, increasingly interconnected, and process more and more data, there has never been a greater need for accurate and comprehensive monitoring of the infrastructure that…

Blackmore Capital’s Collaboration with OTCfin Completes Integration of ESG Factors into Investment Process

Blackmore Capital, a Melbourne-based asset manager set up in 2018, and New York-based OTCfin have completed the integration of ESG factors with financial data for all Blackmore portfolios. By incorporating ESG factors into Blackmore’s investment process, OTCfin’s risk and regulatory reporting solution will help the asset manager’s team improve portfolio monitoring from both a financial…

Confluence Plans Organic Growth and Strategic Acquisitions Following Investment from Clearlake Capital

Clearlake Capital Group’s agreement to acquire a majority stake in Confluence provides the regulatory and data solutions provider with backing to accelerate global expansion, develop additional solutions, integrate emerging technologies, and continue down the acquisition trail. Clearlake will acquire Confluence from private equity firm TA Associates, which partnered Confluence in 2018 and will continue to…