Liberis processes first small business funding application via Open Banking

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:50

Alternative finance provider Liberis has used Open Banking technology to increase funding access for UK small businesses, using it to process a full funding application for the first time.  »

Rob Mirsky, EisnerAmper

Former KPMG global hedge fund head opens London office for EisnerAmper

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 12:37

March this year saw Robert Mirsky, then Global Head of Hedge Funds at KPMG, become Global Head of Asset Management and UK Managing Partner at EisnerAmper. »

Christophe Reech, Reech Corporations

Odysseus and Seed Founders launch joint venture

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:01

Odysseus Investments, the venture capital and private equity arm of Reech Corporations Group and Seed Founders, a technology investment company established by InsureTech investor Minh QTran, are joining forces to create an new framework which will allow investors to achieve scale exposure to a range of traditional, alternative and tech venture capital assets. »

Chris Zingo, Finastra

Harmonic Fund Services goes live with Finastra for loan servicing

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 09:59

Harmonic Fund Services has gone live with Finastra’s Fusion Loan IQ solution. The independent fund administration and alternative asset fund servicing firm will use the platform - traditionally employed by banks and service providers to service their bilateral, specialised and syndicated loan portfolios - to provide a new loan administration and agency service to its diverse alternative investment funds client base. »

Nick Eatock, Intelliflo

CoInvestor integrates platform with Intelliflo’s ‘Intelligent Office’ software

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:22

CoInvestor, a platform that digitises alternative asset transactions for advisers, fund managers, and private investors, has integrated its technology with financial advice back-office software supplier Intelliflo’s ‘Intelligent Office’ (iO), to deliver an upgraded service to customers. »

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Abacus Group secures privileged access for alternative investment clients with Thycotic Secret Server

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:47

Abacus Group, a managed service provider of hosted IT solutions for alternative investment firms has expanded and customised its use of Thycotic’s Secret Server for more than 350 clients to date. »

Agorai to invest GBP20m in UK AI market

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:33

Agorai, an integrated marketplace for Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and data assets, has committed to invest GBP20 million in the UK AI market. »

InvestCloud buys rplan for USD20m

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 16:52

Global fintech firm InvestCloud Inc has announced the acquisition of London-based rplan Limited for USD20 million. »

Mark McMahon, Alvarez & Marsal

Ipreo Partners with Alvarez & Marsal's alternative investment services group

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:28

Ipreo, a provider of financial services technology, data, and analytics, has partnered with global professional services firm, Alvarez and Marsal (A&M) to provide enhanced integration and optimisation of Ipreo's Private Capital Markets (PCM) solution suite for alternative asset managers. »

Ross Ellis, SEI

Digitalising the investor experience

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 13:10

Technology continues to infiltrate every aspect of global business. Not a day goes by where the impact of platforms like Amazon, Facebook etc, isn’t felt by those in the asset management industry. The fact is, investor habits are rapidly changing and the way they choose to invest is beginning to mirror the way they use technology to support all other aspects of their lives, from shopping online to algorithms providing recommendations, personally curated to them, on Netflix. »


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