Post-trade still struggling from underinvestment, but purse strings are opening

Bloomberg, Broadridge, BNP Paribas, and a handful of startups are working to address manual processes in the back office.

When compared with the front office, evolution in the back office has been slow…to say the least. But things are starting to change as more firms realize that although those workflows and systems work today, they may not work as well in the future. As the markets faced greater volatility—in part due to the pandemic, which led to an increase in trading volumes—post-trade systems and workflows are beginning to feel the pressure. 

Over the past year, firms have been innovating to future-proof

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Brown Brothers Harriman unifies busy suite of AI products

It’s a new world, contend BBH’s Kevin Welch and Josh Fine. After a few years of experimentation that yielded several AI products for the bank and its clients, it was time to put the puzzle pieces together to serve a different way of working post-Covid.

Bank-backed Versana takes aim at syndicated loan tech

Born from a consortium that includes JP Morgan and Bank of America, Versana aims to bring up-to-date and permissioned data to the syndicated loan market—the first step to a more transparent and faster operating market.

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