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Hurricane Capital Advisors Selects SS&C Platform

Hurricane Capital Advisors, a New York based start-up offering a global alternative investment management platform, has deployed SS&C Technologies’ front-to-back office solution to provide fund administration, customised middle office solutions, FIX connectivity, hosting, and order and execution management systems. The firm expects to carry 10 portfolio managers on the platform by July 2021. “We wanted…

FlexTrade Integrates BMLL Data Feed and Analytics into FlexTrader EMS

OEMS vendor FlexTrade Systems has integrated data and analytics from BMLL Technologies into its FlexTrader EMS, giving clients the ability to access data and enriched pre- and post-trade analytics from within the FlexTrader EMS blotter. The BMLL Data Feed, which is pre-computed from granular, Level 3 order book data, is designed to provide market participants…

Exegy and Vela Merge to Create Market Data and Execution Technology Powerhouse

Exegy, a provider of hardware accelerated solutions for market data and predictive analytics, and Vela, a market data and execution technology provider, have announced the merger of their business operations in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital commitments under management. Commercial terms of the…

Horizon Software Launches Composite Spreader to Automate Spread Execution

Electronic trading solutions vendor Horizon Software has launched a purpose-built Composite Spreader as part of its broader OMS roadmap, to automate the execution of multi-leg spreads. The product, which is now live and can be integrated with Horizon’s algo framework, provides clients with a user interface to define synthetic multi-leg spreads with a set of…

IHS Markit Teams Up with Wave Labs to Enhance Fixed Income Price Discovery

IHS Markit has partnered with Wave Labs, a start-up specialising in fixed income liquidity sourcing, to accelerate price discovery and deliver insights and operating efficiencies to buy-side fixed income managers. The arrangement involves plug-and-play integration of IHS Markit’s thinkFolio multi-asset investment management platform with Wave Lab’s Electronic Liquid Seeking Application (eLiSA). Sourcing liquidity in fixed…

State Street’s Currenex to Provide Trading Technology for New Interbank Crypto Platform

PureMarkets plans to base its new Pure Digital interbank digital currency trading platform on State Street’s Currenex, a high-performance matching engine used to facilitate trading in FX, money market loans and deposits, and precious metals. Pure Digital will offer a fully automated, high throughput OTC marketplace for digital assets and cryptocurrencies, with associated custody services….

Low-Code: The New Standard for Sell-Side Fixed Income Desks

By Vuk Magdelinic, CEO of Overbond. Low-code programming isn’t coming — it’s already here. And 2021 is the Year of Low-Code, according to IT publications such as SD Times and TechRepublic. “The worldwide low-code development technologies market is projected to total $13.8 billion in 2021, an increase of 22.6% from 2020,” according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The…

Broadridge Strikes at Front Office with $2.5 Billion Acquisition of Itiviti

In an all-cash transaction valued at €2.143 billion (approximately $2.5 billion), US-based Broadridge Financial Services this week agreed to acquire Scandinavian trading and connectivity solutions provider Itiviti from owner Nordic Capital. The deal will significantly expand Broadridge’s Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening its multi-asset capabilities. The fit looks like…

BidFX Launches Data & Analytics Suite for Insight into FX Pricing, Market Impact & Liquidity

BidFX, a provider of cloud-hosted electronic trading solutions for the foreign exchange markets, has launched BidFX Data and Analytics to complement its existing EMS, risk and compliance modules and TCA offerings. The new Data and Analytics suite has been designed to give clients a comprehensive view of the pricing, market impact and liquidity for every…

Quod Financial Launches Middle Office Suite to Automate Trading Workflow

Quod Financial has added a middle office component to its multi-asset OMS/EMS platform, aimed at allowing customers to automate complex trading workflows. Quod Middle Office is a hosted STP platform that seeks to address inefficient manual processes across all asset classes including equities, derivatives, foreign exchange and fixed income, as well as digital assets. The…