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AIM Software, FT Interactive Data Hook Up via Gain Platform

AIM Software and FT Interactive Data have agreed to collaborate in conducting an extended mapping of FT Interactive Data’s information services via AIM’s Gain reference data management platform. The new relationship builds on several years of cooperation maintaining access to the FT Interactive Data services via Gain. Under the arrangement, FT Interactive Data will offer…

HighMark Capital Selects Cadis To Support New OMS Platform

San Francisco-based HighMark Capital Management has implemented Citadel’s Cadis Data Management Platform (DMP) to support its new order management system (OMS) implementation. Citadel’s selection by HighMark Capital, which serves as investment advisor for HighMark Funds, is the second buy-side win announcement for the data management software firm this year. Scotland-based investment management firm Aegon Asset…

EDM Council’s Atkin Seeks To Elevate Industry Discussions

Freshly installed as managing director of the Enterprise Data Management Council, former FISD chief Mike Atkin says he’s embarked on a programme to raise the level of discussion of enterprise data issues within the industry, kicking off with council meetings in New York and, this month, London. Atkin reckons the industry is at the stage…

Ness Technologies Promotes FDE Platform At New York’s FIMA Data Management Event

Ness Technologies took the opportunity of this month’s Financial Information Management (FIMA) conference to promote its Financial Data Enterprise (FDE) reference data management platform. The platform was developed by Ness Innovative Business Services (Ness IBS), previously known as Innova Solutions, a provider of integration services for investment managers, broker/dealers and third-party administrators. FDE provides a…

GoldenSource Scores Another Client Win With Securities, Positions Deal at OpHedge

Reference data platform provider GoldenSource Corp. has picked up another client, following a string of implementations and new contracts over the past several months. The new addition is fund operations and administration service provider OpHedge Investment Services, which has licensed the GoldenSource Securities & Products and GoldenSource Positions modules. OpHedge hopes the GoldenSource platform will…

A-Team Group Adds Key Team Member

Andrew and Angela are delighted to announce the arrival of Nathan, 6lb 6oz, on March 11. Mum and baby are doing fine. After missing his first deadline by almost two weeks, Nate should be ready for active reporting duty in about 20 years. As Reference Data Review went to press, Nate was making great use…

Temenos Appoints Popple, Christodoulou for European Operations

Steve Popple, previously sales director at reference data management platform supplier GoldenSource (formerly Financial Technologies International), has joined Swiss core banking systems vendor Temenos as director of business development, Central and Eastern Europe. Popple, an industry veteran of 23 years, will report to Noah Krahenmann, and will be based in the U.K. Another new arrival…

Capco Leaps Into Managed Data Services With Acquisition of ING’s Security Master

Capco is to acquire the security master file platform of Dutch bank ING Group as part of a deal under which Capco Reference Data Services will provide ING with managed data services under a seven-year deal. In a move reminiscent of IBM’s acquisition of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein’s data management platform as part of IBM’s Project…

Capco Expands its Managed Services Capability in Europe

Capco, has announced two senior appointments in its managed services business. Neil Innes, who most recently spent seven years at Deutsche Bank, joins as a product manager within Capco Reference Data Services, based in London. Eric Bohner, meanwhile, a founding partner of Capco, has been named head of managed services sales for Europe.

Standard & Poor’s Launches Evaluations for Euro ABS/MBSs

Standard & Poor’s has unveiled a new bond evaluations pricing service catering to the European structured finance marketplace. The move is aimed at filling a gap in the marketplace, which is plagued by lack of transparency particularly for illiquid asset- and mortgage-backed securities. The move marks Standard & Poor’s entrance to the European bond evaluations…