AltX, the cloud-based capital introduction platform that makes use of matching algorithms and behavioural data as well as conventional financial statistics, is using the $20 million it raised in its Series B financing in October last year to...

Posted on: 03 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Technology

Managing data correctly is crucial. COOConnect spoke to James Phare and Nigel Higgs, Managing Directors at Data to Value, about the importance of data management for financial firms and the latest developments in the industry.

Posted on: 25 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Rory St. John Webster, secretary general of The Global Trade Repository Association, speaks about the aims of the association and why it is necessary in the trade reporting space.

Posted on: 20 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has dismissed the $111 million fine imposed on two directors who sat on the board of the failed Weavering Capital hedge fund in a decision that is likely to tarnish Cayman’s reputation on corporate governance...

Posted on: 18 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Legal

BNP Paribas Securities Services has announced the appointment of David Braga as Head of Australia and New Zealand, a role which Braga will start in mid-May.

Posted on: 17 Feb, 2015
Posted in: People Moves

The 2015 extension of the pan-EU passport as envisioned under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) could potentially be extended only to EU AIFMs managing non-EU funds in key cooperative jurisdictions such as the Cayman...

Posted on: 16 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

COOConnect spoke to Richard Corrigan, Deputy Chief Executive at Jersey Finance, about Jersey as a fund domicile and the attractions for managers.

Posted on: 13 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Five Arrows Principal Investments, the mid-market private equity fund backed by the Rothschild Group and Camwell Management LLP, have agreed to acquire an interest in Pirum, a provider of post-trade infrastructure technology for the securities...

Posted on: 12 Feb, 2015
Posted in: People Moves

MiFID II has come about because MiFID I required a review three years after implementation. A number of consultations resulted in the publication of the final text of MiFID II into the European Journal in June 2014. It consists of two parts; a...

Posted on: 10 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

SS&C Technologies is to acquire Advent Software in a $2.7 billion deal, a transaction will enable SS&C to enhance its technology and geographical diversification.

Posted on: 03 Feb, 2015
Posted in: Technology


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