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French managers launch fund record-keeping platform with blockchain start-up

The new platform uses proprietary blockchain technology for a pan-European solution


Marathon’s CTO and managing director departs firm after a decade

The head of infrastructure has taken over technology responsibilities

QuantHouse launches marketplace for open API trading tech

New service aims to offer new collaborative opportunities for quant traders



RJO senior VP joins Marex Spectron trading tech unit

Harvey Moses will report to Stephen Hills as head of business development


Colt integrates connectivity network with Equinix’s cloud ecosystem

The partnership will expand the network available to clients of both companies


Nasdaq deploys machine-learning algos in Nordic market surveillance

The smart tools will be available to exchanges and regulators in the next stage of the roll-out


A third of firms will adjust broker lists before Mifid II

Firms are also looking to new sources of liquidity and investing in technology to ensure best execution


Ex-Prologue CTO joins BNY Mellon’s markets business

Stephen Burghardt was appointed managing director at the investment company in June


SocGen pro joins Linedata to head innovation

Sophie Février joins tech service provider


Hutchin Hill CTO Lenny Goldstein departs

Firm taps Capstone Investment Advisors tech head Monty Hill


Cyber-security firm eSentire receives PE investment  

Tech firm says $100-plus Warburg Pincus deal will help it expand into new markets


Piquant Technologies cancels FCA status after closing Cayman fund

Quant firm is developing new machine learning strategies for managed accounts


Whitebox Advisors partners with Broadridge on hosted platform

Multi-billion-dollar manager has chosen Broadridge’s best-in-suite of solutions to replace multiple vendors




Options IT wins $100m investment to grow cloud-enabled platforms

The managed cloud service provider is riding a wave of increased outsourcing


US bank in talks to fund ‘world’s largest data centre’ in Arctic Circle

The project has secured series A funding and acquired land to build a 1,000 megawatt centre on 100% renewable power


ISDA sets formal standards for automated “smart contracts”

Distributed ledger technology in derivatives transactions “could improve efficiency and cut costs”, a report says


Real-time alt data product launched from mobile phone locations

Data consultancy Thasos has transformed its buy-side service into an AI-driven product


Cloud-based PMS wins 36 new hedge fund clients

Outsourcing trends and regulation are driving the record growth