Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 10: Markit-IHS Merger, FIA Boca

Dan and Anthony look at the Markit-IHS merger and recap Anthony's trip to FIA Boca.

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Sell-Side Technology deputy editor Dan DeFrancesco and WatersTechnology US editor Anthony Malakian record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

Anthony opens things up by ridiculing Dan for his NCAA tournament predictions (1:46). The guys then analyze the Markit-IHS merger, discussing feedback they've gotten from their sources and the possible impact on the overall industry (7:50). Anthony chats about his trip to FIA Boca (15:28), looks at how the FIS-SunGard merger is progressing (17:40) after an interview with Marianne Brown, and then he discusses how Duco's Christian Nentwich is looking to extend machine learning into the reconciliation process (20:26). He wraps things up detailing how he plans out his schedule at a conference (22:30).

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Links to articles discussed:

IHS, Markit to Merge, Combining Analytics, Data Providers (BST version)

Industry Reactions to Markit-IHS Merger (BST version)

Some Thoughts After FIA Boca

FIA Boca Stories

North American Trading Architecture Summit 2016

 

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Anthony: @a_malakian; [email protected]

Dan: @dandefrancesco; [email protected] 

 

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Past episodes:

Episode One: Bloomberg Terminals, Work Force Issues

Episode 2: Blockchain, StatPro-Investor Analytics Merger

Episode 3: Dark Pools, SEC, Enterprise Risk 

Episode 4: Flash Crash, MiFID II, Blockchain on the Buy Side, DMMs

Episode 5: Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 5: Linux Vulnerability, Bitcoin vs. Blockchain

Episode 6: FBI vs. Apple, LSE-Deutsche Börse Merger

Episode 7: Machine Learning, Climbing the Corporate Ladder

Episode 8: Consolidation of Risk Platforms, Open Source

Episode 9: Cyber Risk North America, Deutsche Börse-LSE Deal

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