A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The bank is looking to automation in the middle and back offices as it seeks to exploit emerging technologies.
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.
Corporate services company aims to offer prime brokerage and trust services to asset manager clients.
Fee compression and regulations have forced some asset managers to rethink what is core to their business, including the trading desk. Enter the outsourced trading desk.
The first rollout of the offering is geared toward smaller and new brokers looking to outsource their back-office tech.
Torstone will add a risk management component to its post-trade platform through its acquisition of the vendor.
The investment manager was previously working with Viteos for some of its middle office needs.
Vendor sees the Japanese market moving towards more high-yielding strategies.
The product targets asset managers who are seeking lower costs and risk.
The integration looks to automate the asset manager's front- and middle-office operations and offer real-time data analytics.
The middle- and back-office infrastructure will manage multi-asset post-trade operations and enable scalability.
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Two firms are already live on the platform, with another three soon to be up and running.
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
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Firms looking to capitalize on new cognitive technologies will have to learn how to combine AI, machine learning, RPA, NLP and various other tools to fully take advantage of this revolution.
Version 7.0 of Fincad F3 aims to help buy-side firms better manage their risk processes as they expand into new asset classes and geographies
Asset managers are facing a stark choice between technology investment or obsolescence.
A series of mergers and acquisitions between technology vendors means buy-side firms have more options in the middle office space.
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