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Xcitek Targets Europe With London Office Opening, Burgess Hire

Corporate actions automation specialist XcitekSolutionsPlus has formally opened a London office to serve as a hub for its European expansion. To support European clients, the firm has hired Nick Burgess as XSP product specialist to help provide pre- and post-sales client service and manage XSP implementations. Burgess brings 15 years of securities processing experience to…

FTI in New York Hires Sharma to Lead Professional Services

Financial Technologies International has appointed Chander Sharma vice president of its professional services division for the Americas and India. Sharma will be based at FTI’s New York headquarters where he will direct the professional services efforts of FTI’s Mumbai, India-based operations. His prime responsibilities will be negotiating and managing customer projects. Sharma has held senior…

FT Interactive Data Hires Nadler in Development

FT Interactive Data, has appointed David Nadler to the newly created position of vice president, global development. In the new role he will be responsible for the company’s technology and business processes. Nadler first worked with FT Interactive Data in the 1980s. For the past 18 years, he has run his own software consulting company,…

Telekurs Continues Staff Changes, Officially Opens Dublin Office

Continuing its expansion, Telekurs has hired several new people to its London sales force. Dan Haywood has joined the new business sales team as a sales manager. He was previously with Reuters, where he held a variety of posts in its enterprise solutions division in London. Levent Mehmet has moved to the new business sales…

Strong Hire for HelioGraph Corporate Actions Team

Straight through processing and messaging specialist HelioGraph has hired Simon Strong to its corporate actions team. He now has the post of eVent programme manager and is responsible for managing the development of the company’s eVent corporate actions product. Previously at TCA Consulting, Strong has worked in financial IT development and consultancy for over 15…

Fame Targets Asset Management with Digital Partnership

As part of Fame Information Services’ drive in the asset management client space, the firm has teamed up with U.K. company Digital Innovation Systems, which specialises in enterprise data repository designs. Both companies will market the Fame ReferencePoint for Asset Management, which is aimed at retail, institutional, and private client asset managers. According to Fame,…

SmartStream Takes Two for Northern Europe Sales

SmartStream Technologies has expanded its Northern European pre-sales team with the appointment of two new business consultants. Adam Phillips and Max Illis will both report to Pasquale Gizzi, head of pre-sales for Northern Europe, and will focus on business development for SmartStream’s Transaction Lifecycle Management solution across Northern Europe. Phillips has over 15 years experience…

Schroders Plans Global Reference Platform Using Eagle’s Product Suite

Schroders has deployed the Reference Manager software from Eagle Investment Systems across its London, New York and Tokyo operations as part of a global reference data management solution.The asset management firm is using the data management and workflow capabilities of the Eagle software to centralise all of its security reference data in one location and…

Lending Data Mapped by iMonitor

Atlanta-based iLumen Inc. has released further details of its iMonitor automation system for customer lending data gathering and analysis. Currently in evaluation at several U.S. institutions, iMonitor will provide regular, up-to-date snapshots of lending operations and uses a proprietary data-mapping engine to standardize and map data input, conduct analysis and perform benchmarking. Full-scale rollout of…

Xenomorph Claims First with .Net Data Management Suite

Xenomorph has launched TimeScape, a new data management and analysis suite based on the XML Web Services technology of the Microsoft .Net framework. TimeScape unites data management, connectivity and pricing analysis of derivative and fixed income portfolios, delivering a single view through time of all asset classes. Xenomorph claims its use of the XML Web…