Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.
On the podcast, Anthony and James examine the M&A space, specifically as it pertains to acquisition-hungry SS&C and its aborted bid for Fidessa. They also hit on all the features that have gone live in the last week and then have a discussion about data privacy and how much people are willing to give away.
To hear the full interview, listen in the player above, or you can download it.
0:00-4:30 Housekeeping notes and how to apply for this year’s Waters Rankings.
4:30 SS&C chief executive Bill Stone says the tech giant is still interested in making deals even after it declined to bid for Fidessa. But first, what’s going on with the Fidessa-Temenos-Ion saga now?
9:00 SS&C has cash to spend—will it spend it, should an attractive target present itself?
12:30 What can DST expect from being part of the SS&C family?
14:15 Some reckless speculation as to which company SS&C might look to gobble up next.
20:45 A look at the features that have gone live in the past week. (See below for links.)
30:00 A discussion about data (and DNA) privacy in an era where people don’t care about privacy.
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