On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen and Tony talk about the importance of communication when it comes to M&A activity within a company.
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.
Broadway chief executive Tyler Moeller leads a consortium to buy the divested fixed-income business.
The remedy will satisfy the UK competition watchdog—but “a big defeat” for the acquisitive tech giant.
Blaze 7 will feature an enhanced, integrated suite for options volatility traders.
The trading tech giant has five days to address issues, or face a months-long investigation.
Two former Fidessa employees are working with Glue42, which in turn is working with Fidessa and Ion, on bringing interoperability to the OMS space.
The competition watchdog extends its initial investigation after Ion failed to comply with a call for info.
Barclays and Nomura among banks that had moved from Ion to rival it now controls.
While progress was made in the desktop application interoperability space in the last year, Anthony Malakian says 2020 is likely to see some major developments that will help to push this movement forward.
Consortium weighs building fixed-income software in potential threat to Ion, the dominant vendor
Anthony explains why it's important to keep an eye on acquired firms long after the ink has dried on the deal.
WatersTechnology spent three months examining Fidessa to see what has transpired inside the vendor since the Ion acquisition. During a period of great change, a lot of questions—and worry—remain.
The EMS provider is looking to build out its suite of solutions for the buy side, including a new algo wheel and visualization tools.
An examination of the ‘data translator’ role and how it can help forward a firm’s data agenda.
Anthony reflects on the value and importance of people in technology, and remembers Waters staff and conference attendees who died on September 11, 2001.
Current and former employees of the London-based software provider say around 400 employees have left in the last year.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from 6/29-7/2, including Andres Choussy (pictured), who recently joined Baton.
Acquisition gives Ion a near monopoly in energy trading and risk software
The Openlink deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions by ION as it consolidates power in treasury, derivatives and commodities, with the help of Carlyle Group.
After UBS announced last month that it would outsource most of its fixed-income trading platform to Murex and Ion Trading, Marina Daras looks at how financial services firms intend to manage their IT costs by reassessing their outsourcing options.
Jonny Speers has moved from OpTier to Torstone Technology, where he will lead global expansion of the software vendor's business