Category: FinTech

SNB Capital, the largest broker and asset manager by market share in Saudi Arabia, has chosen Broadridge to help build its local securities lending and borrowing business. SNB Capital will deploy Broadridge’s securities finance and collateral management (SFCM) service, a front-to-back SaaS solution. SNB Capital has a significant global custody and data management alliance with…

Tradeweb Markets Inc., the Nasdaq-listed operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has launched a market data service to calculate real-time iNAVs for ETFs. BlackRock has become the first ETF issuer to use Tradeweb iNAVs for its iShares ETF suite in Europe, which are publicly available via Bloomberg and Refinitiv. The…

State Street has launched a FIX API for its Fund Connect ETF platform, its global online portal for the creation and redemption of ETFs within the firm’s GlobalLink product suite. The FIX enhancement, now available to all participants on the platform, offers connectivity and electronic communication through an industry protocol widely used in electronic trading.…

Pirum, the UK-based fintech, has appointed Neal Anderson as chair. He was most recently CEO at Wood Mackenzie, the research and data & analytics provider to the global energy and commodities industries. After eight years as chair, Donal Smith will continue to work with the business in an NED/board advisory capacity. Founded in 2000 to…

Metaco, the Switzerland-based provider of digital asset custody and orchestration technology, has made two senior executive appointments. Peter DeMeo, former global head of digital asset infrastructure at IBM, joins as chief product officer, overseeing the product suite as well as establishing the company’s digital asset advisory practice. Angel Nunez Mencias, former IBM lead architect, joins…

Zodia Custody, the UK-based crypto asset servicing provider for institutional investors, and SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. have entered into definitive agreements to launch a joint venture in Japan. Subject to anti-trust and foreign direct investment clearances, and licences from the Japanese regulator, the Financial Services Agency, the joint venture will act as a…

CACEIS has strengthened its ETF solution through a new partnership with ETF index and data specialist, ULTUMUS, which will become its portfolio composition file (PCF) solution provider. Adding PCF capabilities through ULTUMUS now means that CACEIS is a one-stop-shop. It removes barriers to access the market and facilitates the launch of ETF funds for new…

Accelex, a UK-based SaaS platform specialising in alternative investment data acquisition, reporting and analytics, has been selected by Marktlink Investment Partners (MIP) as its preferred solution to help automate the data strategy for its private funds portfolio. MIP, a Dutch-based independent manager in the private equity and venture capital fund sectors for retail investors, will…