The deal signals a transformative move for Broadridge into the front-office space to help clients simplify their front-to-back technology stack. But some industry observers are skeptical about how it will achieve this.
Private stocks are opaque, illiquid, behave differently from public markets, and lack the same infrastructure as public marketplaces, creating back-office integration challenges for firms that want to trade these stocks in a more liquid manner. But as…
Emerging venture capitalists saw reduced investor inflows during the pandemic. Will this dent B2B fintech investment?
Trading in large, privately-held stocks has hitherto been the domain of large private equity investors. A new technology platform aims to make these markets more accessible to broker-dealers by integrating with the back-office processes that firms…
The partnership between the two major players in the buy-side technology space reflects the shift in how rivals do business.
This Week: Janus/SS&C; Wolters Kluwer; Tora/Neptune; Standard Chartered/Northern Trust; SimCorp; & More
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Veteran analyst Virginie O’Shea’s new business turns its attention to the ‘soul-destroying’ realm of corporate actions, which is weighed down by inefficiencies, manual processes, and lack of standards.
Anthony explores some of the questions raised by Refinitiv's plan to move away from Eikon and Thomson One. He also looks at data governance trends, and asks why the FIGI is having such a tough time gaining acceptance.
The Paris-based bank has developed a coding environment to help democratize tech development, and is exploring virtualization.
Cloud data platform includes fully managed warehousing, ingestion, and analytics, with AI-enabled security functions.
Waters Wrap: The Problem with Big Ideas (and Some Ramblings on Virtual Desktops & Tech's Blurred Lines)
Isda's CDM leaves banks questioning the way forward; the rise of virtual-desktop infrastructures; generic business intelligence tools become more popular.
The central bank's report on the future of post trade will face the same competitive interests that have hindered previous attempts at eliminating inefficiencies and bringing automation to the back office.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The vendor will add trading position flow and risk calculations to the platform this year, as it continues to integrate functions from recent acquisition Percentile.
The newly fledged UK hedge fund has outsourced its portfolio management tech and operations to third parties, a move that has helped it through the coronavirus pandemic.
A look at some of the key People Moves from this week.
FIS is looking to integrate Virtus technology platforms into its back-office solutions.
Throughout 2019, artificial intelligence (AI) has been one of the most predominant buzzwords in the financial technology space. AI has promised enhanced accuracy and improved efficiencies, allowing staff to focus on higher-value tasks—it truly has the…
The bank is looking to automation in the middle and back offices as it seeks to exploit emerging technologies.
Has the so-called ‘API economy’ been over-hyped, or is there value in recalibrating an open API strategy? WatersTechnology examines.
Confluence has a big job ahead integrating StatPro’s various analytics tools.
For £161.1 million, Confluence has purchased StatPro. Both companies stand to gain more global clients, and users can expect new products meant to alleviate pain points felt by the buy side.