CLSA has selected Ullink’s pre-trade risk management system for its pan-Asian trading activity.
For the December issue of Waters, Tim Murray profiled Allianz CIO Ralf Schneider. Anthony looks at some of the more interesting takeaways.
Eze Software Group has released version 5.1 of its Tradar PMS portfolio management system for the buy side.
Custody provider FNZ has entered a strategic partnership with central securities depository Euroclear UK and Ireland to integrate its fund settlement process.
The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has announced the launch of a new post-trade risk management tool, DTCC Limit Monitoring, that allows members of the National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) to monitor their trading limits.
The software provider for private investment firms has arranged to partner with BerchWood, which will introduce iLevel's private data platform to its fund management clientele.
The Paris-based solutions provider says it has integrated improvements made with four clients based in the micro-state into its broader compliance offering.
Hungary’s largest investment firm, OTP Fund Management, has implemented Charles River’s fully hosted Investment Management Solution (IMS) to streamline its multi-asset fund operations.
BlackBerry is still the dominant mobile technology issued to employees, but the quintessential corporate device is likely to be phased out soon, according to buy-side consultancy Investit’s recent survey of its IT benchmarking members.
Software and services provider NorthPoint Financial has released version 2.0 of its NorthPoint Enhanced Portfolio Management (EPM) System.
Tokyo-headquartered interdealer broker Nittan Capital has deployed London-based interdealer broker GFI's Fenics Professional pricing and risk management system for foreign exchange options in its Singapore and Hong Kong operations to improve workflow…
In a survey commissioned by State Street and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, buy-side firms indicated that more stringent risk management standards, a growing volume of trading data, and the need to expand into new regions and asset classes…
Omgeo's move away from its long-standing Oasys platform to a new central trade matching (CTM) service for non-US trades is still playing out, but SWIFT business development director Paul Taylor says the industry banking utility already created new…
At an event today in London, the winners of this year's Buy-Side Technology Awards were announced. Anthony discusses what made those entrants special and also notes that data and risk management played a major a role.
November 2013 - sponsored by: Bloomberg, DST, Eagle Investment Systems, SimCorp, SunGard
The Palo Alto-based $2.0 billion specialist private equity firm, known as STG, invests in midsize enterprise software and services companies, and is set to use iLevel's private capital data platform.
As banks back out of the direct lending sector due to capital constraints, buy-side firms are filling the void. While that has provoked growing concerns from regulators, the returns have been solid for hedge funds in particular, but it has also required…
This year’s Buy-Side North American Summit served up valuable insight into the areas of data management, risk management and the ongoing importance of getting the business on board with IT initiatives.
Maxim Group, an 11-year-old specialist brokerage, has added to its arsenal of SunGard products by implementing the provider's VPM portfolio accounting solution. The move is a result of of heightened transparency demands, but also a sign of Maxim filling…
Chicago-based Northern Trust has unveiled a new Apple iPad application that will give institutional clients access to performance, exposure and risk information.
Brussels-headquartered asset manager Petercam has selected Orfival's GPMS product for its performance measurement and client reporting functions.
Sandell Asset Management, which manages $750 million, has selected SS&C GlobeOp to provide fund administration services.
For those seeking greater transparency in money-market funds’ underlying holdings and associated risks, Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched Transparency Insight, a risk management tool for liquidity portfolios.
London-based Edgbaston Investment Partners has gone live with the iPM Intelligent Portfolio Management platform from Connecticut-based InData.