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Cusip Global Services Plans Q4 Launch for Hedge Fund Identifiers, Focuses on Building up New Offerings

Following the announcement back in June last year that it would be teaming up with HedgeFund.net to develop entity identifiers for the hedge fund community, Cusip Global Services (CGS) has said that it is planning the launch of its Cusip for hedge funds service for the fourth quarter of this year. Darren Purcell, director of…

Another Staff Member Exits Xtrakter in Ongoing Post-Euroclear Acquisition Reshuffle

Following the acquisition of Trax platform operator Xtrakter by Euroclear in April last year and the ensuing management shake up, a number of the vendor’s key staff have left the firm for pastures new, including ex-Trax product manager Chad Giussani last month and, most recently, marketing and communications manager Conor Coughlan, who is leaving next…

Major Global Banking Group Chooses FRSGlobal for Regulatory Reporting in 33 Countries Worldwide

FRSGlobal today announced that a major global banking group has selected its platform to meet regulatory demands in 33 countries worldwide. The banking group currently uses FRSGlobal solutions in six countries and, following a thorough selection process, has extended the scope to cover a further 27 countries around the world with this most recent signing….

DST Global Solutions Launches OTC Lifecycle Manager to Enhance Control of OTC Derivatives

In response to new market conditions and the changing regulatory landscape, challenges of operational risk and proliferation of OTC contracts faced by its clients, DST Global Solutions Investment Management Solutions (IMS) business has announced the launch of OTC Lifecycle Manager. The solution is focussed on facilitating the critical transition from deal negotiation to contract capture…

SunGard Enhances IntelliMatch Solution Suite

SunGard has enhanced its IntelliMatch solution suite to help tier one financial institutions streamline their enterprise-wide processes for reconciliation, exception management, financial governance and archiving. The enhancements include new intelligent workspaces, a new financial governance component and performance improvements. This latest release will help financial institutions increase operational efficiency, reduce risk and improve scalability and…

Capital IQ Opens New Office in Dubai

Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor’s business and a leading provider of comprehensive fundamental and quantitative research and analysis solutions, announced today that it is expanding its presence in the EMEA region with the opening of an office in Dubai, UAE. The Capital IQ platform is a web and Excel-based research product that combines deep…

Armour Appointed to Lead DST Global Solutions Business Process Solutions Division

DST Global Solutions has appointed Tony Armour as Managing Director of the company’s Business Process Solutions (BPS) division. Armour will be responsible for building on the organisation’s success in delivering solutions to the financial services industry as well as identifying and penetrating new and emerging markets. DST Global Solutions’ BPS business provides solutions to the…

Confluence’s Botula and Powell Elaborate on Data Implications of Money Market Fund Reforms

Data management solution vendor Confluence is busy readying itself to be able to provide its US-based customers with a solution that will allow them to meet the requirements of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) incoming Money Market Fund Reform Rule. Kirk Botula, executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Scott Powell, product…

Omgeo Adds Financial Services Industry Veterans to Board of Managers

Omgeo welcomes Donald Donahue, chairman and CEO of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), as the new chairman of its board of managers. Richard Macek, former executive managing director Risk and Finance for DTCC, who has served as chairman of Omgeo’s board of managers since December 2004, retires from his position, having played a…

LSE’s Husler Explains Decision Behind the Move of its Transaction Reporting Service onto UnaVista

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has offered a transaction reporting service, dubbed the Exchange Reporting Service (ERS), since 2002, but has recently moved the service onto its web-hosted platform UnaVista. According to Mark Husler, head of information services business development at the LSE, the exchange operator decided to move the service onto the platform in…