Broadridge’s acquisition of Itiviti presents many opportunities but also raises many questions about the combined company’s future. For a glimpse into that future, Wei-Shen Wong takes a look into Itiviti’s past.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news
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.
Anthony takes a look at an interesting announcement between FactSet and Microsoft and what it could hint at as to Microsoft’s future in the capital markets. He also examines Algorithmics in the year after the SS&C acquisition.
After eight years with IBM, Algorithmics has grown its staff significantly in the year since SS&C bought the risk analytics provider. The vendor is now taking aim at tapping into SS&C’s roster of buy-side users by embedding with the likes of Advent and…
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.”
The merger was made possible following a strategic investment from a PE firm in 2019. The newly-combined entity will look at future M&A opportunities.
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
The deal reflects the broader trend of market participants pursuing scale to create true front-to-back trading and data environments, which may signal a trading platform acquisition in the future—though the IHS Markit acquisition may face regulatory…
The data provider is using natural language generation to summarize news articles and write automated stories.
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.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
The UK asset manager is using Owlin's media analytics platform to identify negative news sentiment linked to credit risk.
As exchanges partner with cloud providers to move more functions to the cloud, Anthony wonders if these partnerships could become competitive in the future.
The open-source nonprofit is looking to leverage its capital markets membership to expand its footprint.
The trading tech giant has five days to address issues, or face a months-long investigation.
Exchange partnership will deliver benefits of scale but rationalizing trading infrastructure will take time, say observers
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The pairing presents an opportunity for alt data vendors to garner more exposure.
The exchange group has made a strategic double buy hoping to boost capacity in solving portfolio and balance sheet risk for clients.
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.