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Northern Trust, IBM target private equity with blockchain technology deployment
By IB Staff Writer
American financial services firm Northern Trust and IBM are pioneering the use of blockchain technology to help transform private equity administration.
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Snowden Lane Partners collaborates with Artivest
Snowden Lane Partners has partnered with Artivest, a technology-driven investment platform that streamlines access to premier alternative funds.
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Toronto Stock Exchange rolls out centralized mutual fund platform
By IB Staff Writer
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has announced the launch of its new centralized mutual fund solution, TSX NAVex, designed to introduce operational and cost efficiencies in the processing of mutual fund transactions.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
US court dismisses lawsuit against JPMorgan in Madoff’s Ponzi scheme
By IB Staff Writer
A federal court judge in the US has dismissed a lawsuit alleging JPMorgan Chase’s role in the Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Citigroup Q1 profit slumps 27% on increased costs, higher provisioning for bad loans
By IB Staff Writer
Citigroup has reported a 27% fall in its profit for the first quarter of this year, due to an increase in costs involved to shrink some of its business units and higher provisioning to cover bad loans in energy sector.
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Bats Global Markets to buy ETF.com to expand content offerings for issuers and brokers
Bats Global Markets has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ETF.com, a provider of ETF data, news and analysis.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Union Bancaire Privée appoints Frédéric Carbonnier as Head of UBP Investment Advisors
Union Bancaire Privée has announced the appointment of Frédéric Carbonnier as CEO of UBP Investment Advisors with effect from 1 January 2016. Created by UBP in Geneva in February 2014, UBP IAS is a Swiss company registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that specialises in the management of investment portfolios for US residents and citizens.
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Mahindra Asset Management wins permit to start mutual fund business
Mahindra Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra Finance, has been granted a license by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to manage the Mahindra Mutual Fund.
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Unity Trust Bank completes transition of clearing services from The Co-op Bank to NatWest
By IB Staff Writer
Challenger bank Unity Trust Bank has completed the large-scale transfer of its clearing services to NatWest following a competitive tender process.
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EquiSoft acquires Universal Conversion Technologies
Today EquiSoft announced it has acquired Dallas-based Universal Conversion Technologies. As a result of the acquisition, EquiSoft now offers one of the largest specialized life and annuity services team in North America.
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Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing to acquire GE's leasing business in Japan for $4.74bn
By IB Staff Writer
Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing (SMFL) has agreed to acquire General Electric's (GE) leasing business in Japan for around JPY575bn ($4.74bn).
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Veteran Colorado Banking team Joins Bank SNB
Colorado banking veteran Matt Cassell and a team of commercial bankers have joined Bank SNB to manage the bank's Colorado presence. In October, Bank SNB acquired First Commercial Bank, which marked the $2.3 billion regional bank's entry into Colorado.
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EU approves EUR2.72bn aid to Greek’s Piraeus Bank
By IB Staff Writer
The European Commission has approved €2.72bn in state aid for Greece’s Piraeus Bank, following a capital assessment by the European Central Bank's Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM).
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NBAD Egypt selects CR2's BankWorld to drive their internet banking channel
CR2 is delighted to announce that National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) Egypt, has selected CR2's BankWorld to ensure the further delivery of innovative self-service banking to its customers via the internet banking channel. With NBAD priding itself on its deep understanding of the dynamics of the Arab region and its connection to world markets, CR2 is the ideal partner to expand their internet banking offering and continue to compete at the highest levels.
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SS&C announces closing of acquisition of Primatics Financial
By IB Staff Writer
SS&C Technologies Holdings today announced the completion of its acquisition of Primatics Financial Holdings ("Primatics").
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