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Fintech Platform iCapital Announces Investment from Bank of America

iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, announced that Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) has made a strategic investment in the company, “deepening a partnership that began in 2018.” iCapital will use the… Read More

iCapital to Acquire SIMON Markets, an Advisor Platform for Structured Investments, Annuities, Risk-Managed Solutions

iCapital, the Fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management sectors, and SIMON Markets, the Fintech company offering a digital platform designed to help financial advisors understand and manage structured investments, annuities, and other risk-managed products, have announced… Read More

iCapital Announces High Profile Consortium to Pursue Distributed Ledger Tech for Financial Services

iCapital has announced a consortium of financial services firms to pursue distributed ledger technology, or blockchain, for the “next generation” for alternative investment ecosystem. The names of the consortium include: Apollo, BlackRock, Blackstone, BNY Mellon, Carlyle, KKR, Morgan Stanley, State Street, UBS, and WestCap, Capital states that these firms will partner with iCapital to make… Read More

Wealth Management Firm iCapital Plans to Set Up Offices in London, Japan, Singapore in 2021

Fintech firm iCapital is currently working on its global expansion plans. Lawrence Calcano, CEO at iCapital, recently talked about the company’s growth plans, the markets they plan to enter, and how newly hired workers and office locations are part of the firm’s long-term business strategy…. Read More

iCapital Signs Partnership with PIMCO to Provide Access to Alternative Assets for HNWs

iCapital Network, a Fintech platform connecting investors to alternative assets, has signed a partnership with PIMCO to connect high net worth individuals (HNW) to non-traditional investments. PIMCO is enormous, one of the world’s largest investment managers with well over $1 trillion in assets under management…. Read More

Demand Meet Supply. Schwab Moves Further Into Alternative Investments with iCapital Partnership

Schwab (NASDAQ:SCHW), via a new service called Schwab Alternative Investment Marketplace, is pushing forward into the realm of digital offerings of alternative securities like private equity offerings. The marketplace will provide easy access to “alts” for registered investment advisors. Schwab has inked a partnership with… Read More

Blockchain Platform Enecuum Signs Cooperation Agreement with iCapital as it Plans Token Sale

  Enecuum, a blockchain platform with a capability of mobile mining, and iCapital based in Israel, have established a long term cooperation agreement, according to the firms. Hong Kong based Enecuum explains on their site: “Every smartphone on the network will participate in the publication… Read More

From BlackRock to Fintech – A Natural Career Evolution

When people hear I moved from BlackRock to Fintech iCapital Network, I see a fair number of raised eyebrows. On one hand, you have BlackRock, an established asset-management behemoth. On the other, there’s iCapital, a small, young Fintech company – so the transition seems curious… Read More

Brief: UBS Invests in NY-Based Fintech Platform iCapital Network

UBS Financial Services has invested in NY-based fintech platform iCapital Network, a platform which offers alternative investments for high-net-worth individuals and their financial advisers. UBS will also integrate iCapital’s technology into its private fund operations aiming to streamline its alternative investment proposition, according to news sources. “We… Read More

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