Year: 2022

Citi’s securities services business has become the latest to sign up to use Saphyre, a fintech company using AI technology, to manage new account openings and maintenance. Saphyre’s platform provides Citi with an additional option to parallel its existing account management solution and can provide the benefit of substantially automating and expediting client onboarding.

Apex has expanded its relationship with DSG Consumer Partners, an investor in consumer businesses in India & Southeast Asia. DSG Consumer Partners has recently appointed Apex in Mauritius and Singapore to provide fund solutions for its fourth fund, Singapore-domiciled DSG Consumer Partners VCC. Apex was initially appointed by DSG Consumer Partners in 2019 to provide…

CACEIS has signed an agreement with Taurus, a Swiss company that focuses on the digital assets and blockchain space, to use its platform. CACEIS’ objective is to offer secure custody of digital assets using Taurus-PROTECT, including automated corporate action processing, dividend payments and Smart Contract management, digital asset issuance and tokenisation on blockchain using Taurus-CAPITAL,…

Citi has hired Joe Bonanno as global head of data, digital and innovation for its securities services business. Bonanno joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently head of analytics and data strategy, architecture, and platforms for its wealth management division. Fiona Horsewill, global head of data and digital, Michael Hlava, global head of…

Apex has been appointed by Octopus Investments Australia to provide services to its fund structures focused on renewables investment. Octopus Australia manages >AUD1bn (USD690m) of construction and operational assets. Apex will provide fund administration, investor onboarding, share registry and tax services for new fund structures dedicated to investing in renewable energy in Australia.

Ultimus LeverPoint Private Fund Solutions, a specialist private fund administrator with >USD150bn AuA, has hired Joe Scott. He will play a strategic, client-facing role as he oversees multiple fund administration teams that service the firm’s client base. Previously, Scott was at UMB Fund Services where he oversaw six accounting teams across various locations while leading…

Confluence, the U.S.-based technology solutions provider for the investment management industry, has appointed Sanjoy Chatterjee as chief strategy officer. Chatterjee is also the managing director of Confluence’s investment insights & research product division and will be responsible for defining the strategic direction of Confluence. Chatterjee joined Confluence with the 2021 acquisition of Investment Metrics, where…