Victor Anderson looks back at yesterday's European Buy-Side Technology Summit 2017 and lists 10 takeaways that cropped up during the day's discussions.
The Sell-Side Technology Awards 2017, held on the evening of April 5 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, were notable for two reasons: FRTB, or the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book, featured across the number of different categories and in no…
The two final categories of this year's Sell-Side Technology Awards ─ best overall sell-side product for 2017 and best sell-side technology provider for 2017 ─ were won by Nasdaq and IHS Markit, respectively.
This category, the first time it has been on offer in the Sell-Side Technology Awards, is awarded to a third-party technology vendor that has embraced the “early and often” release cadence synonymous with the Agile methodology, while also focusing its…
Victor Anderson speaks to Broadridge's Michael Alexander about various aspects of the firm's outsourcing business in the wake of its second consecutive win in the best outsourcing category at this year's Sell-Side Technology Awards.
SmartStream continued it domination of the reconciliations category at this year's SST Awards, thanks to its TLM Reconciliations Premium platform. Victor Anderson speaks to Rocky Martinez about what sets the offering apart in a highly competitive…
The newcomer categories in the Sell-Side Technology and Buy-Side Technology Awards are by far and away the most popular, regularly attracting 20-plus entries. This year Waters received 21 entries, which, after the first round of voting, were whittled…
The best overall product category is traditionally one of only two announced at the annual Sell-Side and Buy-Side Technology Awards held in New York and London, respectively.
Like it or not, many in the industry were uncertain just how Markit and two of its highest profile acquisitions—Cadis, acquired in May 2012, and thinkFolio, some 18 months later in early 2014—would get on together.
SmartStream wins the best sell-side reconciliation platform at the SST Awards for the fifth straight year, thanks to its TLM Reconciliations-Premium offering.
Synechron’s Blockchain Accelerator Program helped it win two awards at this year's Sell-Side Technology Awards: best distributed-ledger technology project and best use of the Agile methodology.
Broadridge Financial Solutions won the best outsourcing provider category for the second straight year at this year's Sell Side Technology Awards held at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan.
In part two of this three-part series, Victor Anderson chats to SmartStream's Bharat Malesha about transaction-cost analysis and the challenges facing capital markets firms when calculating the various costs of doing business.
The best implementation award is the only category of all 30 on offer in this year’s Sell-Side Technology Awards where the outcome is determined by the effectiveness of a technology implementation at a sell-side firm. By winning this award, New York…
While many fintech firms have come and gone, Victor argues that the industry is better served now than ever.
Fintech firms and capital markets service providers are now able to post their entries to the 15th annual Waters Rankings. Entries close on May 12.
WatersTechnology is keen to find out more about the challenges and benefits facing capital markets firms when it comes to managing reconciliations and how they should go about assessing the most important features of a reconciliation platform.
StatPro has announced that it is set to acquire UBS Delta, UBS’ risk and performance analytics service, in the latest of a string of acquisitions across the buy-side fintech industry.
Victor Anderson speaks to StatPro’s Neil Smyth about Revolution Performance, the firm's new performance platform/engine, and the extent to which clients have embraced cloud-based, middle-office applications.
"But what about the January 3, 2018, Mifid II deadline? To what extent are capital markets firms’ minds concentrated on that deadline?"
In part one of this three-part series, Victor Anderson chats to SmartStream's Bharat Malesha about the challenges facing capital markets firms when it comes to fees and expense management.
Victor Anderson speaks to SimCorp’s Stephen Butcher about the IBOR proposition facing buy-side firms, the business benefits realized on the back of such projects, and the operational and technology variables asset managers need to consider when embarking…
Natixis Global Asset Management’s Marina Gross explains the rationale for selecting BISAM as the build partner for its Portfolio Clarity Web Portal.