Buy-Side Technology - 2006-03-01

New ideas on the block

London's Henderson Global Investors uses block-trading venues, but its head of global trading for equities and derivatives, Carl James, sees room for improvement. By Rob Daly, deputy editor of Waters magazine

Changing places

Andrea Danese was appointed to the chief executive's role at Tullett Prebon Information early last year. Victor Anderson speaks to him about his first year at TPI, the challenges he faced moving into what was relatively unchartered territory for him, and…

Forging ahead to the buy side

Since it was founded by a group of university friends in the late Eighties, Anvil Software has garnered a strong following on the sell side. But its buy-side success has been somewhat more modest – until recently, that is, when the firm took the…

Moving towards algorithmic alpha

Operational efficiency has proven to be a powerful argument for technology implementation decisions in the midst of bear markets. But for some buy-side managers, growing alpha remains the most enticing goal when it comes to taking on new, particularly…