Tagged: capital markets

Bestinvest Adopts Fintech Platform PrimaryBid’s Fuse Solution to Expand Access to UK Capital Markets

Bestinvest, the online investment and coaching service, has become the first investment platform to adopt fintech platform PrimaryBid’s innovative Fuse solution in order “to expand access to UK capital markets transactions for customers.” Through Fuse, Bestinvest customers will “have significantly greater awareness and access to… Read More

PrimaryBid Appoints Stacey Parsons as MD and Head of Fixed Income

In a move to advance investor inclusion in company fundraisings and fixed income investment products, capital markets technology firm PrimaryBid announces the appointment of Stacey Parsons as Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income. Parsons’ appointment will accelerate PrimaryBid’s efforts “to unlock investor access to… Read More

Philippines: SEC Empowers Crowdfunding Platforms as Official Registrars

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now allows crowdfunding platforms to register as official gatekeepers of qualified institutional and individual investors, a move that forms part of the government’s efforts to bolster the capital market. This development stems from the SEC’s latest issuance, Memorandum… Read More

9fin, an AI-enabled Data Provider and Analytics Platform for Debt Capital Markets, Announces New Product

9fin, a provider of AI-powered data, news and analytics for debt capital markets, has today announced the launch of “9fin AI”. The powerful 9fin AI tool enables clients “to ask questions about companies within the debt capital markets and get high quality answers in real… Read More

Netcapital Announces Completion of a Funding as Part of Seed Round by EarthGrid Public Benefit Corporation

Netcapital Inc. (Nasdaq: NCPL), a digital private capital markets ecosystem, today announced the successful completion of a capital offering by EarthGrid Public Benefit Corporation, a plasma boring technology and infrastructure development company. EarthGrid raised approximately $3.3 million on Netcapital’s funding portal “as part of a… Read More

Derivative Path, a Capital Markets Tech Provider to Financial Institutions, Makes Key Appointments

Derivative Path, a provider of capital markets technology and derivatives services to financial institutions and commercial end-users, names fintech product specialist, Kristin Kelly as Chief Product Officer in order “to lead the company’s product development strategy and appoints its cofounder, Frank Purnell, to the prestigious… Read More

tZERO ATS to Provide Primary and Secondary Offerings as tZERO Securities

tZERO Group Inc. says its broker-dealer subsidiary, tZERO ATS, will “add investment banking business lines to its existing platform.” In parallel, tZERO ATS will “change its name to tZERO Securities to better reflect the breadth of services it makes available to its customers.” These changes… Read More

Private Equity Deal Value in France Came in Above Q2 2022 Levels and Increased QoQ in Q2 – Report Reveals

Pitchbook introduces their research series: Country Snapshots in which they provide an overview of macroeconomic and microeconomic trends in various regions spanning both private and public markets. Here is what Pitchbook highlighted for Q2 in France: Contrary to VC, PE deal value in France “came… Read More

Institutional Investors Are Mobilizing Capital Towards Investments that Will Deliver Positive Impact, BNP Paribas Report Claims

A BNP Paribas survey of 420 asset owners and managers, hedge funds and private equity firms shows that institutional investors are mobilizing capital towards investments that will deliver measurable positive impacts alongside financial returns. Despite data constraints posing the biggest barrier to ESG integration, “especially… Read More

Trading Technologies to Acquire Abel Noser Solutions

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global capital markets technology platform provider, and Abel Noser Solutions, LLC (ANS) announced a definitive agreement for TT “to acquire ANS, the provider of transaction cost analysis (TCA) for investment managers, brokers, asset owners and consultants, from Abel Noser… Read More

Dot Investing, which Aims to Tap into Investments for Investors with Limited Access to Private Markets, Secures Funding via Crowdcube

Dot Investing, which aims to tap into investments for the £75.2tn pool of capital with limited access to fast-evolving private markets, has raised 99% (£744,625.44) of its £750,000 fundraising target (at the time of writing) from 87 investors via its crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Crowdcube,… Read More

Underperformance from Private Equity Funds Expected, Relative to Public Equities, Resulting in Flattish Absolute Returns: Pitchbook

Without offsetting topline growth or debt reduction, management will need to increase efficiency and reduce investment “to retain earnings power and, even then, may face lower valuation multiples,” the team at Pitchbook noted in a comprehensive market update. Hence, Pitchbook now expects further underperformance “from… Read More

Gemini Offers Unified Platform for Crypto ETFs, Other Exchange-Traded Products

Gemini Fund Solutions (GFS) says it is the one of the leading providers of custody, clearing/settlement, trading, and other capital markets services that have been specifically designed “for crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs), closed-end funds (CEFs), and other fund vehicles.” Founded in 2020, GFS is reportedly… Read More

European Financial Institution Raiffeisen Bank International Adopts ION’s Messaging Solution

ION, which claims to be a global leader focused on trading, analytics, treasury, and risk management solutions for capital markets, commodities, and treasury management, announces that Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has “implemented ION’s new ISO 20022 solution.” A corporate and investment bank in Austria and… Read More

UK Finance Report Makes Recommendations to Accelerate Digital Transformation of Nation’s Capital Markets

UK Finance has released a report which sets out three key missions “to accelerate the digital transformation of the UK’s capital markets.” The report ‘Unlocking the power of securities tokenization’, produced in conjunction with Oliver Wyman, looks at “how securities tokenization (the digital representation of… Read More

Capitolis, a Tech Firm Focused on Capital Markets, Continues Positive Momentum Across Portfolio Optimization Business

Capitolis, the technology company helping to create safer and more vibrant capital markets, has “gained significant momentum in its Portfolio Optimization business in the first half of 2023.” The company’s latest optimization run “drove a record reduction of $341 billion in SA-CCR (Standardized Approach for… Read More

Delta Capita, the Financial Services Unit of Prytek, Appoints Julian Chesser as Regional Head of APAC

Delta Capita, the Financial Services division of Prytek, a global Capital Markets consulting, managed services and technology provider has welcomed Julian Chesser as its new Regional Head of APAC who will be based in Singapore. In this role, Julian will be “responsible for leading all… Read More

FIA Tech, the Exchange-Traded Derivative Industry Tech Provider, Partners with Symphony

FIA Tech, the exchange-traded derivative industry technology provider, is partnering with Symphony, the markets’ infrastructure and technology platform to improve data query workflows in capital markets. FIA Tech will “integrate its Databank Network into the Symphony platform through the introduction of a new FIA Tech… Read More

Regtech Firm Reg X Innovations, Delta Capita to Launch Readiness Assessment Platform for EMIR Refit

Delta Capita, a global capital markets consulting, mutualised managed services and technology provider, announces that it has partnered with Reg X Innovations, a regulatory technology start up, “to launch a new regulatory readiness assessment platform.” Specifically designed to prepare clients for the EMIR Refit, Delta… Read More

Private Markets Report: Venture Capital Raised by Startups Plunged 80% from Q1 ’22 to Q1 ’23

The transformation of the venture capital industry over the past year has been “stark,” according to a recent update shared by Carta. Carta writes in a blog post that the total venture capital “raised by startups plunged 80% from Q1 2022 to Q1 2023.” Venture… Read More

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