Category: J.P. Morgan

Coremont, a UK-based provider of front-to-back portfolio management support for hedge funds and institutional asset managers, has appointed Balaji Krishnamurthy as chief technology officer, based in the U.S. He joins from JPMorgan Chase, where he oversaw middle office and post-trade technology, based in New York. This follows the recent appointments of Akbar Sheriff as global…

HQLAᵡ, J.P. Morgan, Ownera and Wematch have successfully tested the technical feasibility of executing a DvP repo transaction across two different DLT platforms at HQLAᵡ and J.P. Morgan. The test showed how rights to securities, recorded in digital collateral records (DCRs) on the HQLAᵡ ledger, and digital cash, recorded at J.P. Morgan, could be recorded…

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…

Following the appointment of Dennis Burgers as co-head of EMEA sales for J.P. Morgan’s investor services business, Michelle Butler has been confirmed as the other co-head. Butler was previously head of sales for UK & Ireland, having joined from HSBC at the beginning of 2022. This follows the recent hiring of BNY Mellon’s Ileana Sodani…

Lars Heise has joined BNY Mellon as global head of fund tax services, based in the U.S. He was previously at J.P. Morgan. BNY Mellon recently entered into a multi-year licensing agreement to adopt the Xceptor tax platform. In 2021, BNY Mellon substantially bolstered its global tax team, hiring Liam Stanbridge from State Street as…

Ultimus Fund Solutions, an independent provider of fund administration and investor solutions with USD400bn AuA, has hired Shannon Thibeaux-Burgess as an SVP in the relationship management team. Thibeaux-Burgess most recently served as head of regulatory services at J.P. Morgan. Prior to that, she was chief administrative officer on the fund administration legal team at State…