Tagged: asset management

Current Trends Indicate Bitcoin Volatility to Decline Over Time, so Implied BTC Allocations May Increase: Report

European digital asset manager CoinShares notes that as growing numbers of investors start taking Bitcoin (BTC) “more seriously,” it raises an important question: what would be an “appropriate” or ideal amount of Bitcoin in an investment portfolio? According to CoinShares research team, the “real answer”… Read More

BlackRock Says 100% of its Active and Advisory Portfolios were ESG Integrated and it Launched Nearly 100 Sustainable Funds in 2020

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, notes that last year they wrote to their clients and informed them that the company was making sustainability its “new standard” for investing. BlackRock confirmed that they had outlined how they were making sustainability “integral” to how they… Read More

Southeast Asia based StashAway, a Digital Wealth Manager for Accredited Investors and Retail, Is Now Managing $1B in Client Assets

Southeast Asia based StashAway, a digital wealth management firm focused on retail and accredited investors, recently revealed that it’s now managing over $1 billion in assets since launching operations back in 2017. StashAway’s management confirmed that they were able to generate these solid returns even… Read More

Chinese Banking and Insurance Regulator Releases New Guidelines for the Sales of Wealth Management Solutions by Local Banks’ Subsidiaries

China’s banking and insurance regulator released draft guidelines on Friday (December 25, 2020) regarding the sales of wealth management products by local commercial banks’ wealth management divisions. Chinese authorities will reportedly allow these wealth management subsidiaries to serve as sales agents for such products for… Read More

JPMorgan to Acquire Fintech Firm 55ip in order to Help Advisors with Setting Up Tax-Efficient Portfolios

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), the largest US bank, is reportedly planning to acquire Fintech firm 55ip in order to assist financial advisors with setting up tax-efficient investment portfolios. JPMorgan Chase’s management noted that the bank’s asset management unit has decided to buy Fintech company 55ip so that… Read More

UK Fintech Nutmeg Teams Up With JP Morgan Asset Management to Launch Smart Alpha Portfolios

UK-based fintech firm Nutmeg announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with JP Morgan Asset Management to launch Smart Alpha portfolios. Nutmeg reported that Smart Alpha portfolios are underpinned by the duo’s shared commitment to sustainable investing.  “Today, Nutmeg and J.P. Morgan Asset Management have joined forces to create a truly pioneering product that… Read More

Weihai City Commercial Bank Becomes Only City Commercial Bank Listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2020, with Assistance from AMTD

The AMTD Group, a financial services company rooted in Hong Kong and based in the Greater Bay Area with a global focus, has revealed that the Weihai City Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. (based in Weihai, Shandong Province – marine economy demonstration zones of China) was… Read More

Pollen Street Secured Lending, a British Investment Trust, Appoints New Fund Manager After Seven Months of Discussions

Pollen Street Secured Lending (PSSL), a British investment trust (previously called P2P Global Investments) that strategically invests in consumer and SME loans and also in corporate trade receivables, has reportedly appointed a new fund manager after several months of meetings and discussions. Waterfall Asset Manager… Read More

Pagaya Completes $200 Million ABS Led by Cantor Fitzgerald, Raises $102 Million Series D

Pagaya, a Fintech in the asset management space, has closed on a $102 Series D funding round. Simultaneously the company has announced a $200 asset-backed security (ABS) issuance of consumer credit – “reopening” the COVID-19 impacted market. Pagaya’s total ABS issuance now stands at over… Read More

U.S. Fintech FinMason Launches First Phase of Accessible Fixed Income Analytics For Wealth Management & Asset Management Communities

FinMason, a U.S.-based fintech and investment analytics provider that enables WealthTech platforms to accelerate development and time-to-market, announced on Monday it has launched the first phase of its fixed income analytics offering for the retail wealth management and asset management communities. FinMason reported that phase… Read More

UP Fintech, a Digital Brokerage Firm Focused on Global Chinese Investors, to Enter Wealth Management Business

UP Fintech Holding Ltd, a major digital brokerage company focusing on global Chinese investors, has confirmed that it’s entering the wealth management and technology (Wealthtech) business. UP Fintech has introduced a product, called the “Fund Mall,” which offers a new wealth management feature that makes… Read More

CrowdBureau Secures $1.1 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Clydagh Limited, Estuary Holdings, & Alpama Limited

CrowdBureau, an information technology platform that offers asset and risk management tools for market players seeking more transparency in marketplace peer-to-peer lending and securities crowdfunding, announced this week it raised $1.1 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Clydagh Limited, Estuary Holdings… Read More

Ethic Secures $13 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Nyca Partners

Ethic Inc., a U.S. asset management platform that powers sustainable investment portfolios, announced on Thursday it secured $13 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Nyca Partners with participation from Sound Ventures, Fidelity Investments, ThirdStream Partners, Urban Innovation Fund and Kapor… Read More

SFOX Lands $22.7 Million Series A for Institutional Crypto Asset Platform

SFOX, has a substantial $22.7 million in Series A funding led by Tribe Capital and Social Capital. The funding round also garnered the support of other well known VCs including Khosla Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Y Combinator, DHVC, Upside Partnership, SV Angel, DCG, Mark Britto, and Airbnb Co-Founder… Read More

HSBC Securities Services Among Financial Institutions to Join Fintech Firm FINBOURNE’s LUSID Design Council

FINBOURNE, a London-based fintech platform, announced last week it has launched its LUSID Design Council, which has five financial institutions as members. The institutions include Fidelity International, HSBC Securities Services, and Altana Wealth. Founded in 2016, FINBOURNE describes itself as a technology firm that is… Read More

Fintech Pagaya Receives $75 Million in Debt Financing from Citi

Pagaya Investments, a Fintech company in the asset management space, has received $75 million in debt financing from Citi. Simultaneously, Pagaya announced the creation of the “Opportunity Fund” to meet growing institutional interest in consumer credit as an asset class. Launched in2016, Pagaya has raied… Read More

iCapital Builds Team & Acquires US Private Equity Access Fund Platform from Deutsche Bank

iCapital Network, a US fintech platform democratizing alternative investments for high-net-worth individuals and their advisors, acquired the US Private Equity Access Fund Platform from the Asset Management division of Deutsche Bank; earlier this year the platform had stated its acquisition plans. The transaction was completed… Read More

LendingClub Announces Asset Management Business Rebranding

LendingClub announced this week it has rebranded asset management business, LC Advisors, to LendingClub Asset Management (LCAM), which is described as a firm that aims to deliver efficient access to the consumer credit asset class for institutional and high-net-worth investors. The online lender stated the rebranding… Read More

Blockchain-Powered MyBit Secures $2.8 Million Through Crowdsale for Renewable Asset Investment Platform

Mybit, a Switzerland-based Ethereum blockchain powered, renewable asset investment platform, announced on Monday it secured $2.8 million through its 30-day crowdsale, which ended on August 15th. According to Mybit, the platform connects investors from around the world with businesses and individuals seeking to fund revenue-generating Internet… Read More

ICONOMI Names Columbus Capital First Asset Management Partner

ICONOMI, the globally licensed and regulated bitcoin exchange, announced on Friday it has named London-based Columbus Capital its first asset management partner. According to the company, Columbus Capital has been selected to main and grow three funds, comprised entirely of blockchain-based assets. The company also revealed the… Read More

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