The OEMS provider has purchased the Hong Kong-based PMS provider—but don’t say it’s solely a play for the buy side.
Some of the largest trading platform providers have embarked on major integration projects in recent years. As fintech disruption continues, Anthony says this is not a fad, but an evolutionary shift.
The vendor is leveraging its back office capabilities and platforms to integrate Itiviti, and bolster its LTX bond trading platform.
Anthony examines how an open-sourced implementation of the FDC3 standard might change the interoperability landscape.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Renaud Larzilliere (pictured), who joins Rimes as COO.
A summary of the latest financial technology news.
Valantic FSA, a European solutions provider, wants to remake the fixed-income tech scene in interoperability's image, taking on incumbents like Ion Group.
The Chicago-based futures trading platform recently rolled out a new OMS offering, while other projects, like its Echo Chamber market data platform, have been put on pause until a sale goes through.
Stifel Europe weathered 2020 volatility and switched vendors in looking to simplify its middle- and back-office functions and increase tech investment.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Lindsay Black (pictured), who has been appointed managing director of strategic initiatives in BMO's data & analytics group.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Sayant Chatterjee (pictured), who has been appointed chief operating officer at LiquidityBook.
A look at some of the key people moves from the past week, including Nicolas Aguzin (pictured), who joins HKEx as its new CEO.
Anthony takes a look at the alternative data industry post-GameStop, and wonders about Ion Group’s strategy going forward after recent acquisitions.
While it would appear that Ion has acquired the Pisa-based vendor, details are murky. If the deal has gone through, though, it could mean contractual changes will occur in the near future for List users.
Sseoms competitors are stepping into the breach left by Bloomberg’s move to sunset the sell-side focused suite of services. This could be a chance for a new premier provider to snap up some business, while leaving others to reevaluate their standing in…
Ion Group has acquired Dash Financial. Whether or not this ends up being a good marriage will come down to the people making the tech platforms, Anthony says.
The deal will allow Ion to pair Dash alongside Fidessa as it looks to “own the sell-side technology space.”
Anthony takes a look at some of the major projects that involved application interoperability from last year. The list includes feats by Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, Barclays, ICE, State Street, Refinitiv, and FactSet.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
Blaze 7 will feature an enhanced, integrated suite for options volatility traders.