Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., the U.S.-based provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, and Confluence, a provider of analytics and regulatory compliance reporting solutions for the investment management industry, have struck a deal that enables Confluence to leverage ICE’s ESG data as part of its ESG SFDR solution, bringing clients a single service that is designed…

Saphyre, the U.S.-based fintech company using patent-approved AI technology to solve pre-trade setups and post-trade issues, has signed Legal & General Investment Management as a client. LGIM will deploy Saphyre’s platform for the onboarding and maintenance of its funds, as well as legal contract and compliance management with its brokers.

SimCorp, a Europe-based provider of SaaS investment management solutions, has implemented a range of strategic data partnerships. SimCorp has agreements with Cambridge Associates (in collaboration with IHS Markit) and Preqin, and has now signed on to PitchBook, a financial data and software company providing global business professionals with data on the private and public markets…

Komainu, the C.I.-based digital asset custodian, has appointed Nicolas Bertrand as its CEO. His appointment follows the February 2022 announcement that Matt Chamberlain was to become CEO, which never happened. Bertrand brings over 20 years of experience in market infrastructure and digital assets, including more than a decade at Borsa Italiana and the London Stock…

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has appointed BNY Mellon to provide a fully integrated operating model for certain front-office support services, as well as middle- and back-office activities. BNY Mellon will provide a comprehensive solution which encompasses asset services including custody, fund administration and depositary, as well as more advanced…

SGSS has been chosen by Yomoni, a France-based investment management company, for its I-DEAL execution and trading solution, a fully outsourced trading desk that covers the entire value chain for all asset classes and markets. Founded in 2015 and regulated by the AMF, Yomoni offers online savings management for individuals, with EUR687m (USD660m) AuM. Alexis…

As part of its Launchpad initiative, IQ-EQ is supporting Fost Capital, a start-up French manager, with the launch of its maiden fund. Fost Capital is a female-led venture capital fund focusing on regulated businesses in areas such as fintech, legaltech and insurtech. Launchpad aims to rebalance the gender imbalance in the global asset management industry…

CACEIS has extended its partnership with Nest, the UK workplace pension scheme representing more than GBP25bn AuM (USD27bn), to provide an end-to-end cost transparency and benchmarking service. Previously, CACEIS had supported Nest in identifying transaction costs across its range of managers and funds. This three-year partnership has now extended to CACEIS providing an end-to-end cost…