Wealth and Asset Management Firms Are Ahead of Banks in Race to Embrace New Technology
Dec20

Wealth and Asset Management Firms Are Ahead of Banks in Race to Embrace New Technology

Wealth & Asset Managers in Europe are closer to embracing new technologies than their sell-side counterparts because CEOs in the industry understand the importance of technology within the business, according to over 200 Information Technology (IT) executives working in the financial services sector. Survey results released today by Excelian, Luxoft Financial Services – the financial services IT consultancy division of Luxoft, a...

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Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors Announces Sale of Actiance to K1 Investment Management
Dec04

Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors Announces Sale of Actiance to K1 Investment Management

Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors announced today it has exited its investment in Actiance, a leader in communications compliance, archiving, and analytics, through a sale to K1 Investment Management, a California based private equity firm focused on investing in enterprise software companies. Actiance will combine with Smarsh, which provides comprehensive archiving solutions for compliance, e-discovery, and risk...

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BNP Paribas Asset Management enters into Strategic Alliance with Caple
Nov17

BNP Paribas Asset Management enters into Strategic Alliance with Caple

Through a strategic alliance and the acquisition of a 10% stake in Caple, BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) is providing an innovative platform to offer alternative credit to European small and medium-sized enterprises (‘SMEs’). Caple facilitates access to alternative credit for SMEs, working with international institutional investors to address gaps in the funding landscape by offering finance that complements traditional bank...

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Macro Research firm Quant Insight Appoints Ryan Adams and Duncan Clark to its Advisory Board
Nov01

Macro Research firm Quant Insight Appoints Ryan Adams and Duncan Clark to its Advisory Board

Appointments to support global expansion and academic rigour of existing AI and machine learning quant models Quant Insight today announced the appointment of Ryan Adams, Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, and Duncan Clark, Chairman of BDA China, to its advisory board. The appointments add further academic rigour to Quant Insight’s analytics models and will support future expansion to Asia. Launched in January 2017...

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Capreon bags £17.3M Metro Bank Fundinng
Oct24

Capreon bags £17.3M Metro Bank Fundinng

Metro Bank has provided Capreon, the asset manager of the Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley, with £17.3 million of funding. The capital will assist with operations and management of the asset and sees Capreon further solidify its relationship with Metro Bank. Rob Mackenzie-Carmichael, Director at Capreon said: “Working with Metro Bank on this transaction has been a pleasure from day one to completion.  Their professional and...

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Credimi: Four Asset Management Funds Renovate and Increase the Commitment up to €72.5 million
Oct17

Credimi: Four Asset Management Funds Renovate and Increase the Commitment up to €72.5 million

The agreement provides up to €300 millions of invoice financing flows. Barely a year after the launch, Credimi – the digital financing platform for SMEs that makes liquid the working capital in short time at low costs –has renewed the agreement with the four primary investment funds. They committed up to 72,5M€ to purchase the entire portfolio of commercial credits originated by the fintech platform. Credimi is a fintech company...

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Confluence Appoints Todd Moyer to Chief Operating Officer Role
Oct03

Confluence Appoints Todd Moyer to Chief Operating Officer Role

Moyer to Lead Market Strategy, Business Development and Operational Readiness Confluence today announced that Todd Moyer has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, a strategic role focused on ensuring operational excellence, optimizing revenue generation across North America and Europe and evaluating growth potential in adjacent geographic markets globally. Moyer joined Confluence in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Global Sales....

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SETL and Four Asset Management Firms are Launching IZNES
Sep15

SETL and Four Asset Management Firms are Launching IZNES

SETL and four asset management firms announced today the launch of IZNES, the pan-European fund record-keeping platform based on blockchain technology. The platform provides investors, asset management firms, distributors and wealth management advisers with easy and rapid access to fund units. The platform enables firms to enter into new relationships with investors, manage KYC processes, handle subscription / redemption instructions,...

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Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors Announces Closing of FastMatch Sale to Euronext
Aug15

Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors Announces Closing of FastMatch Sale to Euronext

Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors announced today it has completed the previously announced sale of FastMatch, the fastest growing Electronic Communication Network (“ECN”) in the spot foreign exchange market, to Euronext after receiving regulatory and anti-trust approvals. “We are proud to have been a founding investor in FastMatch and helped build it from the ground-up. The company has become one of the most innovative...

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Improvements Top List of Key Priorities for Asset Managers for 2017
Mar15

Improvements Top List of Key Priorities for Asset Managers for 2017

Three-quarters of asset managers identify client reporting and technology systems improvements as key business priorities for the year ahead  One-in-three dissatisfied with current client reporting quality New research reveals that technology systems and client reporting improvements are key business priorities for asset managers in 2017. The report, which is being launched at TSAM London tomorrow, reveals that technology systems...

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