Exegy Incorporated, a specialist in low-latency solutions for global market data, predictive trading signals, and hardware-acceleration technology, and Vela Trading Systems (Vela), a provider of data and execution technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, have merged business operations in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over USD7.5 billion of capital commitments under management.
Technology & software solutions
Holland Mountain, the specialist data solutions provider to the Private Capital industry, has announced that its ATLAS data platform now offers an out-of-the-box connector to Microsoft Dynamics 365 – CRM.
Limited partners (LPs) are increasingly turning to data warehouses to improve the way they receive and analyse large amounts of data from private equity managers, to help overcome the challenge of non-standardisation.
Preqin, a specialist in alternative assets data, tools and insights, has appointed Tom Hunt as its new Chief Technology Officer.
Private equity and real estate asset manager EQT has selected Hazeltree’s technology for treasury, cash and debt management. Recently, EQT IX closed with EUR15.6 billion, solidifying EQT’s position as a top ten global private equity player.
What trends are emerging in the field of data analytics? What are the various ways that managers are actively using analytical tools, as part of their day-to-day fund management activities? And what are the some of the best practices GPs need to consider, as they look to introduce more analytical firepower into their respective firms? These questions, and more will be discussed in an upcoming webinar in collaboration with AssetMetrix on 30 June.
By David Holden-White, co-founder & managing director of techspert.io – Investors have long sought data from primary research to get an edge in their decision-making. Whether gathered through surveys, focus groups, panels or qualitative interviews, insights from individuals with lived experience of the relevant problems, markets, technologies and services, are hugely valuable. They offer a way of uncovering the intangibles, those moments that can’t be quantified solely on data. They augment and extend an investor’s own knowledge and experiences.
McKay Brothers International (MBI), a specialist in lowest latency wireless telecommunications networks, is now offering private bandwidth between Aurora, Illinois and major exchanges in Asia.
Cybersecurity cannot be a onetime implementation exercise. It requires ongoing management, review and maintenance. And although there has been significant growth in private equity (PE) managers adopting cybersecurity software and solutions, there is still considerable progress to be made.