Tagged: institutional investors

Institutional Investors Expect Bitcoin (BTC) to Sustain Strong Performance for Rest of the Year – Report

According to research by London-based Nickel Digital Asset Management, Europe’s regulated digital assets hedge fund manager founded by alumni of Bankers Trust, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, institutional investors “are confident Bitcoin and Ethereum will sustain their strong performance for the rest of this year.” The… Read More

CoinShares Hedge Fund Solutions Division to Bridge Gap between Traditional Institutional Investors and Digital Assets Sector

CoinShares (Nasdaq Stockholm: CS) announced the CoinShares Hedge Fund Solutions division, as part of their mission to continue bridging the gap “between traditional institutional investors and the dynamic world of digital assets.” For the first time, CoinShares will be making its offerings “accessible to qualified… Read More

Institutional Investors Recognize Importance of Digital Assets in Diversified Portfolios, Study Reveals

Institutional investors are increasingly valuing the significance of digital assets in their diversified investment portfolios, according to new research from London-based regulated digital assets hedge fund Nickel Digital Asset Management. The research highlights a growing consensus on the incorporation of digital assets to ensure diversification…. 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

Tradeweb, LSEG’s FXall to Launch FX Swap Workflow Solution

Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, announced it has launched a new and innovative solution to help institutional investors trade Emerging Markets (EM) products more efficiently. Developed in collaboration with FXall – LSEG’s… Read More

Wealth Management: FNZ Launches FNZ Yield Plus Notes, a Cash Alternative Solution for Professional Investors

FNZ, the global wealth management platform, has launched FNZ Yield Plus notes to provide professional investors such as corporates, pension funds, banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other institutional investors with a low-risk cash alternative and strengthen its global proposition. FNZ Yield Plus notes offer… Read More

Wealth Management: Northern Trust Adds Mobile Access to Front Office Solutions Platform

Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced it has expanded accessibility to its Front Office Solutions platform for asset owners and other institutional investors with a new mobile application for Android and iOS users. Asset owners increasingly “seek platforms that can deliver functionality in flexible ways.” The… Read More

Digital Assets Platform FalconX Appoints Tech Sector Professional Baris Cetinok to Executive Role

FalconX, a digital assets platform for institutional investors, announced that Baris Cetinok has joined the team as Chief Product Officer. As a product and technology veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Cetinok has played an integral role in “shaping important business initiatives and… Read More

SBI, Standard Chartered-backed Zodia Custody to Set Up Tier-1 Crypto-Asset Custodian in Japan

SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. (SBI DAH) and Zodia Custody Limited, a crypto asset servicing provider for institutional investors and a subsidiary of Standard Chartered, announce that they have reportedly “entered into definitive agreements to launch a joint venture in Japan.” Subject to anti-trust… Read More

Banca Patrimoni Sella & C. Launches Discretionary Mandate Powered by MDOTM Ltd’s Artificial Intelligence

Banca Patrimoni Sella & C. launches a new discretionary mandate based on Artificial Intelligence. The new mandate has been developed in partnership with MDOTM Ltd, the Fintech scaleup global provider of AI-driven investment solutions “for institutional investors.” The new mandate, called “GP AI-Driven”, will invest… Read More

Institutional Investment in Digital Assets Creates Requirement for Enterprise-Grade Self-Custody Solutions: Report

As Chainalysis discussed recently, the collapse of FTX and resulting market action prompted large net outflows “from centralized exchanges, as many users shifted their funds to personal wallets, also commonly referred to as ‘unhosted wallets’.” Chainalysis found that while the trend wasn’t “as pronounced as… Read More

Intech Selects SimCorp for Investment Operations Service Solution

Intech, a quantitative asset manager investing on behalf of pension funds, governments, endowments, and other institutional investors worldwide, has selected SimCorp as its partner for the implementation of SimCorp’s Investment Operations Service solution. The agreement “covers the integration of SimCorp’s full lifecycle management service to… Read More

Institutional Investors Aim to Generate Sizable Returns Due to Higher Volatility, Report Reveals

According to a new research report by quant technology provider SigTech, a majority of institutional investors “anticipate the higher volatility regime persisting and expect to generate stronger returns over the next two years compared with the past decade.” The SigTech Institutional Investors Report 2022 “surveys… Read More

CQG, NUTS Finance Launch Optio Research to Develop Institutional Crypto Infrastructure

CQG, a global provider of high-performance technology solutions for market makers, traders, brokers, commercial hedgers and exchanges, and NUTS Finance, a blockchain development lab, announced today that they have just launched “Optio Research,” a Web3-based innovation lab “focused on developing decentralized cryptocurrency infrastructure and trading… Read More

Citi, Accel Invest in Digital Asset Manager xalts

Wall Street and Silicon Valley are coming together “to build digital asset management solutions focused on connecting institutional investors to the crypto ecosystem.” Earlier this year, former HSBC trader Ashutosh Goel and former Meta Asia executive Supreet Kaur paired up to build xalts, an investment… Read More

BlackRock Introduces Private Trust to Give Customers Exposure to Spot BTC

BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) has introduced a private trust providing institutional customers in the US with direct exposure to Bitcoin (BTC). The world’s largest asset manager confirmed the release of the new product in a blog post, however, the firm has not yet provided extensive details…. Read More

Large Companies Have Generated $3.7B in Bitcoin Gains: Nickel Digital Asset Management Report

Recent analysis from London-based Nickel Digital Asset Management reveals 20 listed companies with a market cap north of $1.0 trillion have around $9.6 billion invested in Bitcoin. They originally spent $5.9 billion buying the cryptocurrency. North American corporations dominate the listed company investment in Bitcoin… Read More

Global Wealth Managers, Institutional Investors Warming to Crypto Investing: Survey

A new survey of institutional investors and wealth managers from the US, UK, France, Germany, and the UAE who don’t currently have exposure to cryptocurrencies and digital assets, reveals 62 per cent expect to invest in these for the first time within the next year,… Read More

BTC to ETH Shift Among Findings in Genesis Quarterly Crypto Report

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A shift from BTC to ETH are among the findings from digital currency brokerage Genesis’ Q2 2021 Market Observations Report. Strong institutional growth continued throughout the quarter. Loan originations increased almost 700 per cent YoY to an all-time high of $25 billion in Q2 and were… Read More

Bitcoin Records its Weakest Second Quarter Ever, and One of the Weakest Since 2011: Report

The team at NYDIG, a financial services and technology company dedicated to Bitcoin, has taken a look back at the second quarter and the events that “shaped it,” as well as looking forward to key events in the foreseeable future. The report from NYDIG acknowledges… Read More

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