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Deutsche Boerse Partners with Digital Asset for New Digital Post-trade Platform

Digital Asset and Deutsche Boerse have announced a long-term strategic partnership, to build the exchange’s new fully digital post-trade platform, D7. The new cloud-backed and DLT-ready platform will be designed to cover the entire value chain of issuance, custody, settlement, and asset servicing for digital securities. In the first phase of the project roll-out, Deutsche…

Archax Launches Blockchain-Based Post-Trade Infrastructure Subsidiary Montis Digital, with Watkins as CEO, Lester as Chairman

Archax, the first FCA-regulated digital securities exchange, has created a new subsidiary, Montis Digital, to launch a blockchain-based post-trade infrastructure for tokenised assets, such as digital securities and security tokens. Montis will be led by CEO Martin Watkins, previously head of the exchanges and financial markets infrastructure practice at EY, and senior executive at AtosEuronext,…

New Meritsoft Report Highlights True Costs of Post-Trade Processing

Banks across Europe and North America are spending large sums in post-trade expense fees as a result of inefficient legacy systems, lack of automation, and the inability to persist data through the workflow, new research claims. According to a report on brokerage, clearing, custody and exchange costs from Meritsoft, a subsidiary of Cognizant that specialises…

TriOptima Connects to Tri-Parties Through Swift

Post-trade infrastructure and risk management specialist TriOptima has integrated its triResolve portfolio reconciliation and collateral management product with the four main tri-party agents; BNY Mellon, Clearstream, Euroclear and  J.P. Morgan, providing clients with direct connectivity via Swift for sending instructions as well as receiving status messages and end-of-day reports. With phase five of the uncleared…

Industry Leaders to Discuss Innovation, Cloud, Digital Transformation and Trading Infrastructure at Upcoming Virtual Summit

In its first iteration since the global Covid-19 pandemic, next week’s A-Team TradingTech Summit Virtual has a sharp focus on how emerging technology and infrastructure are presenting capital markets organisations with the opportunity to digitally transform their businesses. With the work from home phenomenon and the explosion in data volumes pointing to the need for…

Gresham Technologies Agrees to Acquire Electra Information Systems

London-based Gresham Technologies is acquiring New York-based post-trade automation specialist Electra Information Systems, in a cash deal valued at up to $38.6 million. The acquisition, which follows Gresham’s purchase of Inforalgo Information Technology last summer, will boost Gresham’s physical presence in the US, double its customer numbers to over 270, and strengthen its cloud and…

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…

Lombard Odier Integrates smartTrade’s LiquidityFX to Offer Enhanced FX Trading Services to its Clients

As part of a strategic review aimed at modernising its technology infrastructure and fostering innovation, Swiss bank Lombard Odier & Co. has integrated smartTrade’s LiquidityFX electronic trading platform with its own proprietary wealth management platform, G2, to offer tailored FX trading functionality to its private, institutional and third-party clients. According to David Vincent, smartTrade CEO,…

TP ICAP Sets Up Parameta Solutions as New Brand for Data, Analytics and Post-Trade Offerings

TP ICAP has set up a new business, Parameta Solutions, to provide a flagship brand for its data and analytics division. It is due to be opened officially next week. Parameta’s data and analytics offerings will include unbiased OTC content and proprietary data, in-depth insights across price discovery, risk management, benchmarks and indices, and pre…

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…