Category: Bank Providers

State Street and Brown Brothers Harriman have agreed to terminate State Street’s proposed acquisition of BBH’s investor services business. In a statement, State Street said: “After consideration of both regulatory feedback and potential transaction modifications to address that feedback, State Street has determined that the regulatory path forward would involve further delays, and all necessary…

Northern Trust and Saphyre have automated the account opening process for clients of Northern Trust’s investment operations outsourcing business. The two firms collaborated on the solution, which provides a dynamic middle-office function to increase transparency and efficiency for events including account setup, account maintenance and asset transfer requests.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched Project Venus, its second euro-denominated digitally native bond issue and the first using private blockchain technology. The EUR100m two-year bond was issued, recorded and settled using private blockchain-based technology, and represents the inaugural issuance on Goldman Sachs’ tokenisation platform – GS DAP. Banque de France and the Banque…

Mal Cullen has been appointed as CEO of CIBC Mellon. He will remain a member of the board of directors of CIBC Mellon Trust Company. Cullen will be returning to Canada to assume his new role. He replaces Steven Wolff, who will retire from CIBC Mellon effective December 30, 2022, after six years of leadership.…

CACEIS, the European asset servicing group, and Sismo, a French fintech, have formed a partnership to offer a new solution for portfolio analysis and optimisation, as well as investment strategy development. The Sismo web platform is available through the CACEIS Connect Store. Sismo’s solution offers data visualisation and an advanced comparative analysis tool.

State Street has launched a new peer-to-peer financing platform, Venturi, specifically designed to connect buy-side firms with new sources of liquidity in the global repo space. Venturi, built through a partnership with FinOptSys, a fintech focused on the securities financing market, supports trade negotiations and enhances trade settlement and collateral management, allowing traders to better…

State Street has been appointed by China’s Harvest Fund Management Co Ltd. to provide onshore CNY FX hedging services for their Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (QDII) investment funds. State Street has a long-term partnership with Harvest, having provided the firm with a range of investment services since 2010. State Street provides onshore CNY FX liquidity…