Pico continues its global expansion plan post its acquisition of Corvil with the announcement that Singapore-based investor EDBI has become a Pico investor and strategic partner. Pico launched in APAC about a year ago and has since built presence with strategic hires, new offices and additional data centres in Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Korea and Taiwan. Within the next 18 months, it plans to add 20 more data centres, completing coverage of APAC financial markets. EDBI joins a roster of strategic investors in Pico including Nomura, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, UBS, Wells Fargo, DRW Venture Capital and CMT.
A-Team Insight Briefs
The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are these one-offs; the impact has been sustained since the virus hit in early...
London-based trading technology provider Rapid Addition has released version 3.0 of its RA Platform, a middleware solution for handling electronic trading messaging, allowing firms to customise their trading connectivity set-ups to best suit their requirements. The new version aims to support firms’ growing tendency toward ‘buy and build’ as they seek to optimise their use...
Now in its 4th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
The May 25, 2018 compliance deadline of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching fast, requiring financial institutions to understand what personal data they hold, why they process it, and whether it is shared with other organisations. In line with individuals’ rights under the regulation, they must also provide access to individuals’ personal data and...