U.K.-based hedge fund advisor Polygon Investment Partners has licensed the XcitekSolutionsPlus’s XSP corporate actions processing platform. Polygon plans to interface XSP with the FundManager portfolio management system from Beauchamp Financial Technology. The global hedge fund is seeking to streamline its corporate actions process for optimal operational efficiency across its London and New York offices. According to Manuel Guerrero, head of operations at Polygon, XcitekSolutionsPlus’s willingness to collaborate on interfacing XSP with FundManager was one of several key factors in the decision. For XcitekSolutionsPlus, the Polygon deal represents the third hedge fund win, and its first hedge fund client in Europe.
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Hedge Fund Advisor Polygon Licenses XSP for Corporate Actions
Rising volumes and increasing complexity of corporate actions are challenging market participants’ efforts to reconcile data, automate corporate actions processing, and contain costs. The culprits causing these challenges include legacy systems, missing skills, manual processes, data quality issues, and a lack of standardisation. Added to these is the increasing complexity of corporate actions such as...
Financial crime compliance automation specialist PassFort has raised $16.2 million through its recent Series A funding. The company, whose SaaS-based platform automates financial crime and compliance processes, will use the funds to realise its global growth plans. The funding round was led by the US growth equity fund, Level Equity, with participation from PassFort’s existing...
Now in its 5th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
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