Category: Citi

DTCC has launched a new service, the 1042-S Classification Announcement. The new offering will enable issuers to directly provide DTCC’s subsidiary, DTC, with IRS Form 1042-S tax withholding information on distributions prior to the payable date, lowering the amount of tax withheld on distributions for non-U.S. investors. DTCC collaborated with BlackRock and Citi’s securities services…

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.

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…

Citi has selected METACO to develop and pilot digital asset custody capabilities. Citi intends to integrate METACO’s bank-grade digital asset custody and orchestration platform, Harmonize, into its existing infrastructure, to develop and pilot digital asset custody capabilities.

Citi has announced some senior management changes in Europe: Alex Todd has been appointed head of securities services for Europe. He will report to Maria Cantillon, EMEA head of securities services sales, Kristen Braden, and Bryan Murphy, global head of bank sales. He will continue in his role as EMEA head of bank sales. He…

Ultimus Fund Solutions is to offer its investment manager clients an enhanced contingent NAV solution utilising FundGuard’s platform. The FundGuard solution allows Ultimus to offer clients additional services to calculate real-time contingent NAVs for their registered funds. Clients can also use the solution for shadow NAV monitoring as an oversight to the normal daily NAV…

FundGuard, the AI-powered SaaS investment management and asset servicing enterprise platform, has closed a USD40m Series B funding round. The investment round included large strategic investors, Citi and State Street, who joined initial investors Blumberg Capital, LionBird Ventures, and Team8 Capital, inter alia, to back the company’s future-ready technology approach to asset servicing. This latest…

Broadridge Financial Solutions, the U.S.-based fintech, has appointed Mike Sleightholme as president of its asset management solutions business. He will be responsible for driving Broadridge’s global asset management business growth, the strategic execution of client and market-focused solutions, and service delivery. Broadridge Asset Management Solutions supports hedge funds, asset managers, family offices, private debt/CLO managers,…

Copper, the UK-based provider of custody and prime services for digital assets, has appointed Sabrina Wilson as chief operating officer. She was previously at Citi, where she was the global co-head of the futures, OTC clearing and FX prime brokerage business.