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Refinitiv Shareholders Agree Merger Deal with LSE, David Craig Remains CEO of Refinitiv

Following our review of the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) proposed acquisition of Refinitiv through a transaction valued at $27 billion, Refinitiv today announced that its shareholders have agreed definitive terms with LSEG on the acquisition. The approval of LSEG shareholders will be sought at a general meeting to be held before the end of…

Entity Data Management Handbook – Fifth Edition

Welcome to the fifth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook, sponsored for the fourth year running by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company. The past year has seen a crackdown on corporate responsibility for financial crime – with financial firms facing draconian fines for non-compliance and the very real…

LSE in Talks with Refinitiv on $27 Billion Merger Deal

News broke over the weekend that the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is in talks with Refinitiv to take over the former risk and finance unit of Thomson Reuters, in a transaction valued at $27 billion. Should it come to pass – and given the specificity of press reports, it seems it most likely will –…

Eagle Responds to Asset Management Challenges with Move into Public Cloud and Plans to Extend Product Portfolio

Eagle Investment Systems is responding to the challenges of asset management by investing in public cloud technology, working with clients on outsourcing, and adding value to legacy systems. It is also planning to extend its product portfolio through vendor partnerships and offer an open ecosystem of solutions. Eagle CEO Mal Cullen identifies some of the…

Data Virtuality Breaks Data Management Mould with Logical Data Warehouse

Data Virtuality has broken the traditional data management mould with Logical Data Warehouse (LDW), a solution that combines the flexibility of a data virtualisation engine with extract, transfer and load (ETL) tools. It includes 200 connectors to data sources and consumption tools, allows users to access data in real time, and uses SQL language to…

SS&C Proposes Acquisition of Australian Financial Technology Provider GBST Holdings

SS&C is back on the acquisition trail, this time announcing a non-binding indicative proposal to acquire Australian financial technology firm GBST Holdings for approximately A$221 million (equivalent to about US$155 million). While the company made four successful acquisitions in 2018, this one may not complete as it is reported that FNZ, a wealth management specialist…

Fiserv Automates Horizon Investments’ Portfolio Management

Fiserv, a provider of financial services technology solutions, is supporting Horizon Investments, a provider of goals-based investment management, with its Unified Wealth Platform in order to automate portfolio management, trade and rebalance processes. The platform will allow Horizon to access tools for active portfolio management across multiple managed account programmes and security types, including stocks,…

ASG Releases Enterprise Orchestrator

ASG Technologies has released Enterprise Orchestrator, a solution delivering cross-technology stack orchestration of enterprise value streams. Spanning everything from mainframes to cloud, the orchestrator provides workload automation and value stream visibility using a centralised console and dashboard. It is also designed to meet client interest in DevOps solutions and is the first of a number…

Fund Administrator Extends StatPro Contract

Another win for StatPro, this time a three-year contract with a top 20 fund administrator for Revolution. The minimum contract value is £2.44 million. The fund administrator currently uses Revolution to provide services to over 30 clients for performance, attribution and risk. This contract extension demonstrates its renewed commitment to Revolution and future expansion of…

Mada Capital Selects Profile’s Axia for Wealth and Fund Management Operations

Profile Software’s Axia has been selected by Mada Capital and Mada Financial Services, subsidiaries of Dubai-based investment firm Primavis Capital, to support wealth and fund management operations. The firm assessed a number of potential solutions on the basis of criteria – including innovative technology, scalability, modern design and breadth of functionality – that were considered…