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Onwards and Upwards for Autorek

AutoRek, a global financial controls, regulatory reporting and data management platform headquartered in Glasgow, has big ambitions – seeking to expand into new markets following a big win for its reconciliation business with the addition this month of the Bank of England as its latest client. The firm, which launched back in 1994 as an…

JP Morgan Invests in Fund Administration Specialist Arcesium

New York-based investment management technology and post-trade services provider Arcesium has won strategic funding from JP Morgan. Arcesium was originally launched by investment and technology giant D E Shaw Group in 2015 on a platform developed for its own post-trade activities, with backing from Blackstone, which became one of its first clients. Its Securities Services…

Can EQT Partners Repeat $3 Billion BvD Flip with Rimes Investment?

Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners has emerged as the mystery suitor behind talk that managed data management specialist Rimes Technologies was up for sale. EQT is best known in the data management space as the investor that in 2014 acquired entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk (BvD) and flipped it three years later to…

DTCC Adds API Marketplace to Streamline Access to Services

DTCC has introduced an Application Programming Interface (API) Marketplace to provide its clients, partners and internal developers with a central location for APIs developed by DTCC. The solution externalises and extends an internal DTCC API marketplace for developers that was established about a year ago, and is designed to streamline access to services and improve…

Nasdaq Acquires OneReport to Accelerate ESG Reporting and Workflow Solution

Nasdaq has acquired OneReport, a privately-held provider of corporate responsibility and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data management and reporting services. OneReport will accelerate the delivery of Nasdaq’s recently announced ESG reporting and workflow solution, to be named Nasdaq OneReport. The platform is available to companies as part of the suite of solutions offered by…

Future of Sustainable Data Alliance Drives Capital Markets Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Refinitiv has established the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance with the objective of accelerating the mobilisation of capital into sustainable finance. The alliance will address the question: What data do investors and governments need to meet the requirements of both regulators and customers for sustainable investments and products in pursuit of the 2030 Agenda. It…

Last Call for SFTR Phase 1: Have You Got Your Reference Data House in Order?

At first glance, the EU’s SFTR regulation clearly focuses on the securities lending space. But a further look reveals that the regulation – like other data-heavy regulations with a major reporting element – has a significant reference data and data management requirement. With the April 14 implementation date for the first phase in sight, those…

Style Analytics Adds Sustainalytics ESG Data to Analyse Climate Related Portfolio Risk

Interest in financial stability and provision of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data continues to rise with Style Analytics, a provider of factor-based portfolio and market analytical tools for investment professionals, expanding its ESG factor analysis tool with the addition of carbon risk ratings and emissions data from Sustainalytics, a dedicated provider of ESG research,…

Are We Nearly There Yet? Gearing Up for DMS London 2020

With less than two months to go until the A-Team Group Data Management Summit 2020 in London, anticipation is mounting and preparations are finalising for what looks to be our biggest and best event yet. Join us as we take a sneak peek at the hot topics, key trends, big names and new innovations that…

ICE Data Services Partners BofA to Provide ESG Reference Data Service

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Data Services has joined the growing ranks of providers offering environmental, social and governance (ESG) data services. The company is working with Bank of America (BofA) Global Research as a development partner for an ESG reference data service, which it plans to bring to market in the second half of 2020. ICE…