Mar 01, 2023

outsorced, trading, provider, acquire, State Street, CF GlobalUS asset servicing firm State Street is reportedly in talks to acquire CF Global, a provider of outsourced trading services.

Jan 25, 2023

hedge funds, tech, outsourcingSystematic hedge funds are increasingly looking to blend the use of outsourcing and in-house development to build their front-office technology stacks, suggests a recently published report.

Jan 25, 2023

digital, voting, serviceUK fund house Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) has announced the debut of its online proxy voting service, which it has developed in partnership with Broadridge.

Nov 23, 2022

Private capitalPrivate capital funds are guilty of an ad hoc approach to adopting new technology that is now causing them a range of operational problems, suggests a recently published report.

Nov 09, 2022

BNP Paribas SS, ABN Amro, outsourcing,ABN Amro Investment Solutions is to outsource its dealing and middle office functions to BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Sep 28, 2022

BNY Mellon, AvivaAviva Investors has signed a long-term deal with BNY Mellon for the development of a new operating model that will cover front, middle and back office activities.

Jul 27, 2022

Digital ageWealth manager Novia Financial - whose CEO says platforms need to increasingly offer digital solutions - has extended its contract with GBST, a technology provider for fund managers and other financial actors.

Jul 27, 2022

risk_optionsInvestment manager NS Partners has chosen MJ Hudson’s RiskMonitor platform to perform liquidity stress testing.

Jul 26, 2022

Network_abstractThe clearing and settlement system is struggling to leverage off of distributed ledger technology – but DLT is still where its future lies, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Apr 20, 2022

AcquisitionGermany-based fund services group Universal Investment Group is set to acquire Luxembourg’s European Fund Administration (EFA). 


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Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Tokenisation: The incredible potential of tokenisation

Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto funds face long wait for regulatory approval

While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

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A rise in ESG reporting requirements is impacting asset managers in every conceivable way. The solution, discovers Nicholas Pratt, is to use all of this newly found data to form a closer relationship with the next generation of investors.

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