Category: Capital Markets

Ultimus Fund Solutions, a U.S.-based provider of middle office, fund administration, accounting, and investor solutions, has formed a partnership with PennHaven Brokerage Partners. The partnership enables Ultimus to offer asset managers outsourced trade execution and trading desk services through PennHaven, combined with Ultimus’ middle office services, including post-trade settlement, IBOR, performance and attribution reporting, and…

BNY Mellon and GLMX have integrated services to allow buy-side clients to direct repo trades at point of execution to BNY Mellon’s triparty platform. This integration addresses growing demand from clients seeking to expand their BNY Mellon triparty usage beyond uncleared margin segregation into repo financing, helping them to capture more benefits from being on…

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has appointed BNY Mellon to provide buy-side trading services for a division of its EMEA business. As part of the agreement, BNY Mellon is delivering global trade execution services in EMEA, U.S. and APAC markets across fixed income, FX, derivatives and ETFs. BNY Mellon’s Buy-Side Trading Solutions unit supports institutional clients…

Pirum Systems, the UK-based fintech specialising in securities finance and collateral management, has hired Andy Bodley as key account director. Bodley will focus on growing the Pirum’s existing client accounts and refining the company’s client service model. He will be based in the London HQ. Most recently, Bodley worked in group strategic relationships at the…

Matsui Securities, a Japanese online securities broker, has selected Broadridge’s cloud-based SaaS post-trade processing solution for its stock lending business. System integrator Intelligent Wave will develop the front office component and system integration, as well as providing project management and overall consultation to Matsui Securities.

CGS International Securities Pte. Ltd, an Asia-based financial services provider which is ultimately owned by China Galaxy Securities, has implemented Broadridge’s securities finance and collateral management (SFCM) platform. The single platform will enable CGS International to minimise costs via automation, as well as simplifying workflows and exception-based processes.

HSBC has executed a Hong Kong dollar repo transaction with The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA), which used Hong Kong government digitally native green bonds as collateral for financing purposes. This is understood to be the first repo in Hong Kong involving digital bonds. Using HSBC Orion as the digital assets platform, HSBC helped…

Pirum Systems, the UK-based fintech specialising in automated post-trade services, has appointed Frank Seibold as head of commercial development, Americas. He joins the New York office and will work alongside Matthew Lilien, head of sales for North America. He joins Pirum from CME Group, where he was global head of strategic relationship management & head…

Sanlam Asset Management (Ireland) Limited (SAMI) has appointed Northern Trust to provide fund administration, transfer agency, custody, depositary and FX services. SAMI is an investment management platform managing funds domiciled in Ireland valued at USD8.7bn. It is part of the Sanlam financial services group headquartered in South Africa. Northern Trust is now the sole provider…