Tagged: capital markets

Stock Trading in Hong Kong has Increased Significantly Compared to Volumes Reported Recently by London Stock Exchange

Stock trading volumes in Hong Kong have reportedly increased by as much as 4x compared to those on London’s main stock exchange, as large tech stocks continue to attract investors from other jurisdictions. Some have referred to Hong Kong’s stock trading as the “Nasdaq of… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group Partner Platform to Add Decentralized Capital Market, AllianceBlock

AllianceBlock, the first “globally compliant” decentralized capital market, has entered into an agreement to join the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) Partner Platform. According to a release shared with CI, the Partner Platform will provide institutional members “the ability to have direct market access” to… Read More

Private Capital Markets Present the “Greatest Opportunities” for Tokenized Digital Assets, According to Industry Professionals

Mike Kühnel, Partner, Frankfurt at Bain & Company, Thomas Olsen, Partner, New York at Bain & Company, John Fildes, Expert Partner, Sydney at Bain, and Karl Gridl, Senior Manager, Zurich at Bain, have all co-authored a brief, titled “For Digital Assets, Private Markets Offer the… Read More

Fintech Unicorn SoFi Discusses how Longest Bull Market in History Ended in 2020 in its End of Year Update

Fintech Unicorn SoFi notes in its end of year review that we just experienced the “longest bull market run in history.” The SoFi team states that 2020 has been quite a memorable year. During these unprecedented times, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, industries have been… Read More

Fintech M&A Market Appears to be Recovering After Struggling in H1 2020 due to COVID

  The Fintech mergers and acquisitions (M&As) market appears to be rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported by Financial Planning, the Wealthtech sector seems to be recovering after the Coronavirus crisis had put many deals on pause. RightSize Solutions, a company offering cybersecurity and… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says COVID-19 Is “Fundamentally Accelerating” Adoption of Fintech and Software as a Service Solutions

Adena Friedman, CEO at Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of around $17 trillion, notes that the COVID-19 pandemic is “fundamentally accelerating” the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. According to Friedman, the current environment has also led to the increased usage… Read More

Indian Fintech StockEdge with 1 Million+ Users Aims to Help Traders with Equity Markets and Mutual Funds Investments and Improving Financial Literacy

Vinay Pagaria, co-founder at Indian Fintech firm StockEdge, a company that helps India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks and bonds, confirms that most or about 80% of the firm’s services are… Read More

IPC, a Global Communications Solutions Provider for Financial Markets, Partners OpenFin to Allow Traders to Leverage IPC-powered Apps

IPC, a global provider of communications and networking solutions for the financial markets, has teamed up with OpenFin, an operating system built specifically for the financial community. IPC’s “App Store” environment will allow traders and other regulated users to leverage IPC-developed applications. Users will also… Read More

Crypto Assets Will Help Private Capital Markets in Becoming the Standard, Says Jay Biancamano, Managing Director at State Street

Jay Biancamano, the managing director and digital currency lead at giant custodian bank State Street, has argued that crypto assets will assist the private capital market in becoming the global standard for trading within the next 10 years. During a recent episode of The Block’s… Read More

Global Bank Consortium Announces New Capital Markets Syndication Platform “DirectBooks”

Global Bank Consortium, a group of global financial institutions, announced on Friday it has created a new capital markets syndication platform, DirectBooks. The organization reported that the financial institutions partnering to develop the platform are Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman… Read More

Overbond Announces Expansion in U.S. Multiplies Bond Issuance Opportunities

Overbond Ltd., an end-to-end Capital Markets platform for primary bond origination and fixed income deal execution, recently announced it has expanded real-time access to the Overbond Platform to all U.S. corporate issuers and institutional investors by extending key functionality via desktop and mobile applications for… Read More

Is Crowdfunding to Blame for the Decline of IPOs?

    In a recent article published in the Hastings Law Journal (embedded below), Duke University School of Law Associate Professor Elisabeth de Fontenay discusses the relationship between the recent decline of IPOs and the deregulation of private capital. Professor Fontenay also spoke at the… Read More

FundedHere’s CEO Lauds Singapore’s Securities-Based Crowdfunding Approach

On Wednesday (June 8), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced it is revamping the country’s crowdfunding industry by offering new ways for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to gain access to funds through securities-based crowdfunding (SCF) platforms easier. MAS stated in a press release it… Read More

Fintech Mergers And Acquisitions In 2015 Double The Value Of Deals In 2014, Finds Berkery Noyes

2015 was a great year for financial technology (fintech), as recently released stats from Berkery Noyes show. Among other findings, 2015 saw 427 fintech mergers and acquisitions, a total transaction volume increase by 14 percent over 2014, from 376.  Total transaction value in 2015 more than doubled over… Read More

Acquire Launches New Commercial Real Estate Investing Platform

Acquire Real Estate has launched a crowdfunding platform that is said to open up a new world of commercial real estate investments to accredited investors, allowing them access to institutional-quality deals that didn’t exist until now. The firm has joined the growing momentum behind crowd… Read More

deVere Group launches its flagship Investment Strategy division

Independent financial advisory organization, deVere Group, which has 80,000 clients globally and more than $10 billion under advice and management, confirms that deVere Investment Strategy will be headed by Tom Elliott, a former Executive Director at JP Morgan Asset Management, who has 25 years experience in… Read More

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