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Northern Trust has been selected to provide outsourced trading via its Integrated Trading Solutions (ITS) for New Silk Road Investment Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based investment manager. In addition to the new mandate for trading services, Northern Trust continues to provide global custody services for New Silk Road funds, which it has done since 2011.

Charles River Development, a State Street company, has appointed Vinayak Bhat as head of Asia Pacific, where he will be responsible for all business oversight within the region and collaboration with State Street Alpha, the front-to-back asset servicing platform. He joins Charles River from FactSet Research Systems where he was head of the Asia Pacific…

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…

Martin Jacobs has returned to State Street as client solutions lead for its State Street Alpha front-to-back solution. Jacobs previously spent nearly seven years at Citi, where he was most recently global product head of data strategy & architecture. He is based in London.

State Street has completed its acquisition of CF Global Trading, a UK-based firm specialising in outsourced trading on an agency basis for a variety of asset classes, including equities, listed derivatives and fixed income. Financial terms are not being disclosed. State Street currently provides outsourced trading to clients in the Americas, APAC and Middle East,…

Harbor Capital Advisors, the U.S.-based ETF manager with USD45bn AuM, has selected SS&C‘s front-to-back investment management platform for the recently launched Harbor Multi-Asset Explorer ETF. Harbor Capital already uses Eze OMS for trading and has upgraded to a front-to-back solution with the addition of SS&C Geneva for fund accounting and daily operational support for certain…

State Street has completed implementation of State Street Alpha, its front-to-back asset servicing platform for institutional investment and wealth managers, with BMO Global Asset Management. BMO GAM is a Canadian asset manager with a range of mutual funds, ETFs, alternative funds, and other investment products. BMO GAM began the implementation of State Street’s Alpha platform…

U.S. Bank has established a partnership with Enfusion, provider of a cloud-native, SaaS platform for investment managers and asset owners, to provide mutual clients with connectivity to Enfusion’s front-to-back system and middle- and back-office managed services. The platform encompasses portfolio management, order and execution management, accounting and analytics modules, and managed services. The relationship expands…

State Street has expanded its Alpha front-to-back asset servicing platform to support the entire ETF lifecycle with front, middle and back-office capabilities, underpinned by the State Street Alpha Data Platform. The new offering integrates Charles River Development’s front office products with State Street’s ETF servicing capabilities to deliver end-to-end processing for ETF issuers across the…