Over 90 per cent of private equity firms believe AI will disrupt their sector by 2024

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 10:41

According to new research from Intertrust, private equity firms are acutely aware of the impact digital innovation will have on their sector, particularly in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain. »

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Bipsync secures USD7m growth investment led by Edison Partners

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 09:11

Bipsync, a research platform provider for investment management firms, has secured USD7 million in a growth investment round led by Edison Partners. FINTOP Capital also participated in the round.   »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Transformative technologies… in private debt?

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 11:12

In 2017, investors allocated almost USD120 billion into private debt funds, on the back of approximately USD100 billion being raised in 2015 and 2016. To better understand the context into which investors are deploying such large amounts of capital, SEI and Preqin conducted a survey of private debt fund managers in mid-2018.  »

Gurvinder Singh, Indus Valley Partners

Indus Valley Partners enhances RAPTOR solution to support CAT regulation

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:13

Indus Valley Partners, a provider of technology solutions to the buy side, has launched a new CAT module for its global regulatory reporting platform, IVP RAPTOR.   »

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Demand for RegTech solutions to intensify as regulatory burden looms larger

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 08:42

An overwhelming majority (85 per cent) of financial services professionals predict that demand for RegTech solutions will continue to grow until at least 2020 as the wave of new regulation a decade after the financial crisis shows no sign of abating.  »

Navid Alipour, Analytics Ventures

Analytics Ventures launches AI-driven trading platform for stocks

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 09:26

Analytics Ventures, a fund dedicated to creating and building venture companies that harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, has added AlphaTrAI – a proprietary AI-based automated trading platform that fuses the latest explainable AI (XAI) techniques with multiple sophisticated trading strategies – to its venture portfolio. »

Seth Brotman, Canoe

Canterbury Consulting selects Canoe Intelligence to automate fund data entry

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 08:48

Canterbury Consulting, a Newport Beach-based institutional investment advisory firm with more than USD18.3 billion in assets under management, will turn to Canoe Intelligence (Canoe), in a multi-year relationship to efficiently digitise, track and organise thousands of documents and data points. »

Sameer Shalaby, Hazeltree

Oak Hill Advisors implements Hazeltree’s cash and collateral management suite

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:30

Alternative investment firm Oak Hill Advisors has implemented Hazeltree’s cash and collateral management suite to manage operational risks, strengthen controls, drive efficiencies and increase yields on excess cash. »

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Citco launches CitcoConnect for data-sharing and digital investment

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 19:32

The Citco Group of Companies (Citco) has launched CitcoConnect, a new digital solution that automates and simplifies the process of managing prospective investors, including an online utility for the placement of initial investments in alternative funds. »

Jaime Hildreth, IHS Markit

IHS Markit and Institutional Limited Partners Association join to bring iLEVEL to members

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 18:09

IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, is to offer iLEVEL to members of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). »

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