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BTON Financial Taps Schwieger and Walker as Non-Execs

BTON Financial, a startup that is offering outsourced smart broker routing targeting mid-tier asset managers, has appointed the London Stock Exchange’s Brian Schwieger and Merrill Lynch’s Tony Walker as non-executive directors. Schwieger and Walker have joined as advisors, helping BTON to promote its vision of offering SaaS-based, broker-neutral routing of buy-side orders to sell-side trading…

MIK and Itiviti Partner to Deliver OMS Connectivity

MIK Fund Solutions has partnered Itiviti to integrate its OMS with Itiviti’s NYFIX order routing network and give clients access to the NYFIX service delivery platform. MIK is one of 50 buy-side service providers to select NYFIX as their main connectivity partner. Marshall Saffer, chief operations officer at MIK, comments: “When we decided to launch…

Timefolio Asset Management Selects SS&C’s Solutions to Power Operations

Timefolio Asset Management Singapore, a subsidiary of Korea’s Timefolio Asset Management, has selected a combination of SS&C Technologies services to power its operations. The company was looking for a trusted provider that could support investment operations as they grows. Working with SS&C Eze and SS&C GlobeOp also minimises the number of vendors the company works…

A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

Itiviti Hires to Help Bloomberg SSEOMS Users Migrate to its OMS

Following Bloomberg’s decision to withdraw its Sell-Side Execution and Order Management Solutions (SSEOMS) and Itiviti’s offer to help SSEOMS users migrate to its OMS, former global head of SSEOMS product management at Bloomberg, Linda Middleditch, has joined Itiviti as chief product officer. Middleditch has previously held senior product development positions at top-tier investment banks including…

Iress Targets Europe with QuantHouse Purchase

Australian EMS/OMS platform provider Iress is expanding its European footprint with the acquisition of market data and connectivity provider QuantHouse. The move continues the ongoing consolidation in the trading systems space, and comes less than two years after QuantHouse bought itself out of an earlier, unhappy acquisition by S&P Global Markets. Iress, publicly listed on…

Finnish Asset Manager Evli Goes Live on IHS Markit thinkFolio

Evli, a Finnish investment and asset management specialist, has gone live on thinkFolio, IHS Markit’s order management and portfolio modelling system. The multi-asset class support provided by thinkFolio was the driving factor in Evli’s decision to implement the solution. The asset manager is using thinkFolio’s full front office functionality across order management, portfolio modelling, cash…

OpenFin Plans to Invest $17 Million Funding in Product Innovation, Geographical Expansion and Increased Headcount

OpenFin has secured $17 million in Series C funding, paving the way for further investment in its operating system for desktop app interoperability, geographical expansion and workforce. The funding was led by Wells Fargo Securities with other investors including Barclays Investment Bank and existing contributors such as Bain Capital Ventures, J.P. Morgan and Pivot Investment…

Mariana UFP Selects TORA’s Cloud-based OEMS for Pairs Trading

Mariana UFP, a global broker, has selected cloud-based OEMS provider TORA for pairs trading in London, New York and Melbourne. In order to trade security pairs in large sizes, Mariana needed access to a range of sophisticated algorithms to fit potential trading strategies, and a capable OEMS to manage multiple orders simultaneously. Mariana opted for…

Investment Association Names Five Firms Joining Velocity Innovation Hub

The Investment Association has named the second cohort of FinTech firms joining its Velocity innovation hub for the buy-side and asset management industry: AxeTrading, a fixed income EMS delivering toolkits for trading connectivity, bonds pricing and data aggregation; BlueFireAI, which unlocks Chinese capital markets to foreign institutional investors; CUBE, an enterprise-scale platform delivering regulatory intelligence…