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Would ICE Really Buy Bloomberg?

By Andrew Delaney. The London Stock Exchange’s planned $27 billion acquisition of Refinitiv – the former Reuters – got us thinking: who’s left of the independent market data vendors, and who would buy them? Of the major global vendors that have dominated the space over the past decade or so, only one independent remains. With…

Kingland Increases Accuracy of Text Analytics for Unstructured Data

Kingland continues to push the technology envelope with enhancements to its Text Analytics Platform Suite, which we touched on in last week’s catch up on the company with president Tony Brownlee. The enhanced solution includes new administration menu options with deeper analysis and metrics for unstructured data sources and events, and improvements to Named Entity…

Bloomberg Acquires RegTek.Solutions Amid Growing Demand for Reporting Integration

Last week Bloomberg announced the acquisition of RegTek.Solutions, a 2017 software spin-out from capital markets consulting firm Risk Focus. The move marks a renewed focus from Bloomberg on the regulatory reporting space, amid growing demand from financial institutions for more strategic, harmonised solutions to help meet today’s increasingly rigorous compliance challenges. Financial institutions are facing…

DSB Industry Consultation Calls for Improved Data Quality and Cybersecurity

Following our recent report on the results of the Derivatives Service Bureau’s (DSB’s) first 2019 industry consultation the Bureau has today released the results of its second 2019 industry consultation. In line with the first 2019 report, the second shows ongoing industry interest in further analysis of DSB functionality with a view to the delivery…

Kingland Innovates to Meet Market Need for More Effective and Efficient Data Usage

Kingland is responding to financial institutions’ growing desire to use and manage their data to better effect and greater efficiency with the provision of solutions including artificial intelligence (AI) and text analytics. It is also focusing on firms’ ongoing challenges around core functionality such as entity data management for Know Your Customer (KYC), enterprise risk…

Active Legal Entity Identifiers Set to Top 1.5 Million by End 2019

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is forecast to pass the 1.5 million mark of active identifiers in the fourth quarter of this year, another landmark for the LEI, which has seen relatively slow adoption despite capital markets participants’ calls for data standards. The fourth quarter forecast is made in the Global LEI Foundation’s (GLEIF’s) second…

DataRobot on FactSet Adds Machine Learning into Investment Workflow

In early August, FactSet and DataRobot introduced an artificial intelligence (AI) investment workflow, DataRobot on FactSet, an automated machine learning (ML) tool that helps financial services firms – particularly those lacking significant data science teams – incorporate AI into their investment workflows. At the moment there is a shortage of data scientists within the investment…

Using Data Lineage to Manage Regulatory Compliance and Financial Reporting

By Mark Hermeling, Chief Technology Officer at Asset Control. Within data management, data lineage is increasingly becoming an important capability. From pinpointing the origins of data to how it evolves over time allows a wide range of sectors to achieve a clear view of their data, track the data exactly, and use it to assist…

SimCorp Completes AIM Software Acquisition, Details Data Management Strategy

At the beginning of August, SimCorp completed its acquisition of AIM Software. The integration of AIM’s data management capabilities is a strategic focus for SimCorp as it addresses an investment industry trend towards closer alignment of data management with other technology solutions. AIM’s data management solution, GAIN, will be renamed SimCorp Gain, and SimCorp says…

Axioma Partners OpenFin to Optimise User Experience, Workflows and App Deployment

Axioma, a provider of services including multi-asset enterprise risk management, portfolio construction, performance attribution, regulatory reporting and custom index design to portfolio managers, has partnered OpenFin to integrate its axiomaBlue technology layer with the OpenFin operating system for desktop interoperability. The result is designed to be a combined technology stack that provides front and back-end…