24 April 2014

Company announcements

 
Risk & regulation

Liquidnet names Christopher Wall head of market surveillance

7 hours ago  |  276 views  |  0

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announce the appointment of Christopher Wall as Head of Market Surveillance in Europe and David Stockwell as Market Surveillance Specialist.

 
Wholesale banking

Bi-Sam make executive changes

8 hours ago  |  308 views  |  0

Bi-Sam, a leading provider of performance measurement and attribution, risk analytics and client reporting solutions for the global asset management industry, today announced a number of key executive appointments to support the implementation of the Company's new growth strategy and further enhance its focus on best-in-class client service.

 
Wholesale banking

SS&C launches REIT servicing group

9 hours ago  |  285 views  |  0

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced the establishment of its real estate investment trust (REIT) servicing group. The solutions and services team provides multiple services to the REIT market.

 
Wholesale banking

Ukash partners with African e-commerce firm ProfPay

9 hours ago  |  392 views  |  0

ProfPay, the ecommerce provider for African markets, has chosen Ukash, the global online cash payment provider, to help Ghanaians and Nigerians play online games, pay and shop on the web.

 
Payments

UL gets Mifare training accreditation

9 hours ago  |  408 views  |  0

UL is proud to announce they have become an accredited Mifare training institute, offering five different Mifare training modules designed and constantly advanced by NXP Semiconductors, the owner and inventor of Mifare.

 
Trade execution

Nasdaq OMX posts Q1 revenue rise

9 hours ago  |  300 views  |  0

The Nasdaq OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today reported results for the first quarter of 2014. First quarter net revenues were $529 million, up from $418 million in the prior year period, driven by both acquisitions and organic growth in all four business segments. On an organic basis, first quarter net revenues increased 9% year-over-year.

 
Mobile & online

UK moves to help customers recover payments sent to wrong accounts

10 hours ago  |  403 views  |  0

People who accidentally send a payment to the wrong account can expect consistent, standardised and swifter help from May 2014, following the publication of a Code of Best Practice by the Payments Council today.

 
Retail banking

Checkprint scores 5 year Nationwide cheque and credit book contract

12 hours ago  |  494 views  |  0

Checkprint, part of the TALL Group of Companies, the UK leader in the provision of secure paper and payment solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract extension by Nationwide Group to provide branch cheques and credit books.

 
Wholesale banking

Ashmore goes live with Vermilion reporting suite

12 hours ago  |  319 views  |  0

Vermilion Software (Vermilion), a market-leading provider in client reporting and communications software, today announced that Ashmore Group plc (Ashmore), one of the world's leading investment management groups dedicated to Emerging Markets, has now gone live with Vermilion Reporting Suite.

 
Trade execution

Ariel Communications names Michael Quirk head of global software sales

13 hours ago  |  369 views  |  0

Michael Quirk has been appointed as Head of Global Software Sales at Ariel Communications. As part of his remit, Michael will focus on the UK and Asian markets, positioning Ariel's iTrade platform as the perfect choice for brokerages wishing to clearly differentiate themselves.

 
Wholesale banking

Neonet names Alasdair Haynes non-exec chairman

13 hours ago  |  421 views  |  0

Neonet Securities AB, the independent agency broker, today announced that it has appointed Alasdair Haynes as its new non-executive Chairman. Mr. Haynes, who has been a member of the Neonet board since February 2013, replaces Peter Melbi, who is moving on to another board directorship.

 
Trade execution

Kantox brings in FX veterans for European Advisory Board

13 hours ago  |  634 views  |  0

Fast growing peer-to-peer (P2P) foreign exchange (FX) platform Kantox today announces its collaboration with three of the biggest names in the industry to form a European Advisory Board.

 
Trade execution

Gen-I selects Trayport GlobalVision platform for power trading in CEE

13 hours ago  |  357 views  |  0

Trayport, a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide, today announced that GEN-I, trgovanje in prodaja elektricne energije (GEN-I) are using GlobalVision Trading Gateway through a Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model, for power trading in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

 
Risk & regulation

GBGroup buys DecTech for £20.5m

13 hours ago  |  395 views  |  0

DecTech Solutions Pty Ltd (DecTech) is pleased to announce that GB Group plc (GBG) of the UK, the identity intelligence specialist, has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of DecTech Solutions Pty Ltd, of Melbourne, Australia the provider of fraud detection, risk management and customer on-boarding solutions for a total consideration of £20.5 million.

 
Retail banking

Train operator Thalys taps Ogone for mobile payments

13 hours ago  |  546 views  |  0

Ingenico, the world's leading provider of payment solutions, announces that the new mobile payment interfaces designed for the Thalys app - in addition to their on-line payment website - have been deployed by Ogone, its online payment subsidiary and one of the largest online payment service providers in Europe.

 
Post-trade & ops

Colt connects EuroCCP and EMCF offices

14 hours ago  |  410 views  |  0

Colt, the leading information delivery platform, has connected the offices of clearing houses EuroCCP and European Multilateral Clearing Facility (EMCF) as they combine to form Europe's largest pan-European clearing house EuroCCP NV.

 
Risk & regulation

Lombard Risk names John Groetch regional sales director, Americas

23 April 2014  |  631 views  |  0

Lombard Risk Management plc (Lombard Risk), a leading provider of integrated regulatory reporting, compliance and collateral management solutions for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Groetch has joined Lombard Risk Management as Regional Sales Director for the Americas.

 
Wholesale banking

Atlas ATS sets out plan to be first regulated US bitcoin exchange

23 April 2014  |  764 views  |  0

Atlas ATS and The National Stock Exchange ("NSX") today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to have NSX develop and enforce rules to regulate Atlas ATS, thereby making Atlas the first fully regulated U.S. - based digital currency exchange.

 
Risk & regulation

University of Chicago joins Numerix Academic Partner programme

23 April 2014  |  523 views  |  0

Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, today announced that the University of Chicago has joined the Numerix Academic Partner Program.

 
Trade execution

Fincad releases F3 platform for enterprise valuation and risk analytics

23 April 2014  |  523 views  |  0

Fincad, the leading provider of OTC derivatives pricing and risk management solutions, today announced the availability of its F3 Platform, designed for enterprise valuation and risk analytics solutions.

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