23 October 2014

Company announcements

Wholesale banking

Velocimetrics appoints Karen McDowell CFO

20 October 2014  |  615 views  |  0

Velocimetrics, the provider of real-time business performance monitoring and analysis solutions to the global financial community, has appointed Karen McDowell as the company's new Chief Financial Officer.

Retail banking

First Niagara to cut branches as customers go digital

17 October 2014  |  1346 views  |  0

First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq: FNFG) today announced that the company will consolidate 17 branches and two off premise drive-thru locations across its four-state footprint in January 2015, as the company continues to evaluate its branch network.


Spire Payments to launch two new mPOS devices

17 October 2014  |  1484 views  |  0

Spire Payments, the leading provider of mPOS devices and solutions, will be launching two new state-of-the-art chip and PIN mPOS devices at Cartes 2014, called the SPm20 and the SPm2, to complement its celebrated PosMate Smart thereby adding to its stable of innovative mPOS devices.

Retail banking

Virgin Money puts flotation on ice until market conditions improve

17 October 2014  |  1533 views  |  0

On 2 October, Virgin Money announced that it would apply for the admission of its Ordinary Shares to the premium listing segment of the Official List and to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange.

Retail banking

UK government to consult on options for P2P ISAs

17 October 2014  |  1399 views  |  0

At Budget the Chancellor announced a radical reform of the ISA system, turning it into a simpler product with an equal subscription limits for cash, and stocks and shares, and increasing the overall limit to £15,000.

Mobile & online

GoSwiff launches PINPad card reader

17 October 2014  |  1585 views  |  0

goSwiff, a leading innovator in mobile commerce and marketing services, launched today a new goSwiff PINPad card reader to boost the efficiency and security of cashless mobile transactions across a range of markets.

Post-trade & ops

Lombard Risk upgrades collateral management package

17 October 2014  |  1512 views  |  0

Lombard Risk Management plc (Lombard Risk), a leading provider of integrated collateral management, regulatory compliance and reporting solutions for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce its latest release of COLLINE -- the company's award-winning collateral management, clearing, inventory management and optimisation solution.

Trade execution

Liquidnet strengthens European fixed income team

16 October 2014  |  1437 views  |  0

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced that it has further strengthened its fixed income team in Europe with the appointment of Jonathan Gray as Head of Fixed Income Sales.

Wholesale banking

ISS acquires Incentive Lab

16 October 2014  |  1261 views  |  0

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, today announced the acquisition of the business of Incentive Lab, a data and analytics firm developing innovative solutions for addressing the increased complexity and unpredictability of executive compensation.

Wholesale banking

TMX Atrium signs with National Physical Laboaratory for timestamping

16 October 2014  |  1221 views  |  0

TMX Atrium®, TMX Group's global capital markets infrastructure provider, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the United Kingdom's National Measurement Institute, to distribute NPLTime®.


TD upgrades app with mobile deposit function

16 October 2014  |  1166 views  |  0

TD Canada Trust today announced the availability of TD Mobile Deposit a new capability for the TD mobile app, which allows eligible personal and business customers to deposit cheques into their bank account by taking a photo.

Retail banking

PayPal reports another strong quarter

16 October 2014  |  1684 views  |  0

Global commerce platform and payments leader eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) today reported that revenue for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 increased 12% to $4.4 billion, compared to the same period in 2013.

Transaction banking

Citi launches Integrated Payables Solutions supply chain analytics tool

16 October 2014  |  2082 views  |  0

Citi (NYSE:C), through its Treasury and Trade Solutions unit, today announced the launch of Citi Integrated Payables Solutions, a holistic suite of analytics, advisory and payment services that will assist organisations in optimising working capital and maximising efficiency across their complete supply chain.


Fidor Bank signs international telco as new client for bank operating system

16 October 2014  |  1500 views  |  0

Fidor Bank announces a new customer win in the shape of an international independent telecommunications provider.

Wholesale banking

StatPro Group revenue and profits in line with expectations for Q3 2014

16 October 2014  |  846 views  |  0

StatPro Group plc, (AIM:SOG), the AIM listed provider of portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, today provides a trading update for the nine months ended 30 September 2014.


Miura Systems appoints Ian Rutland CEO and Mark Roberts SVP sales & marketing

16 October 2014  |  1127 views  |  0

Miura Systems, the leading global mPOS solutions provider, has appointed Ian Rutland as its new CEO and Mark Roberts as its Senior Vice-President of Sales & Marketing as it launches the latest iteration of its world-leading payments platform.

Risk & regulation

Lombard Risk posts revenue rise for H1 2014

16 October 2014  |  791 views  |  0

Lombard Risk Management plc (LSE:LRM), a leading global provider of collateral management, liquidity and regulatory reporting and compliance solutions for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce its interim results for the six months ended 30th September 2014.

Wholesale banking

Unigestion selects AIM Business Applications for enterprise data management

16 October 2014  |  1054 views  |  0

AIM Software announces that UNIGESTION has selected specific AIM Business Applications to strengthen its front, middle and back office operations across its investment lines.

Wholesale banking

Fidelity partners Betterment on digital advisory platform

16 October 2014  |  1157 views  |  0

We are delighted to announce that Betterment and Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services are collaborating in connection with Betterment Institutional, a platform that gives advisors the tools they need to be more productive, more efficient, and provide the best experience for their clients.


Tieto wins EnterCard outsourcing contract extension

16 October 2014  |  1313 views  |  0

Nordic financial services company EnterCard extends its existing outsourcing agreement with Tieto.

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