Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Broadridge to enhance portfolio management through latest acquisition

Portfolio solution developer Broadridge Financial Solutions has acquired ClearStructure, a developer of management solutions for investors.

iSTOX nets $5m from new partner to support its move into Japanese market

iSTOX, a digitalized securities issuance, custody and trading platform, has netted $5m from Japan-based Tokai Tokyo Financial.

Acatus CEO says new €5.5m round will help it “become the leading debt capital...

German FinTech startup Acatus is on a mission to modernise the way banks can finance loans to grow their business. It just raised €5.5m in Series A round to make it happen.

Stock brokerage platform Alpaca pulls in funding

API stock brokerage Alpaca has closed a funding from investors including Spark Capital and Social Leverage

Brits must invest £67,625 before seeking financial advice, according to Nucoro research

FinTech startup Nucoro has revealed that most people in the UK would be forced to invest a minimum of £67,625 before seeking support from...

Project Imagine unveils cloud-based banking services platform Pi1

E-money institution and investment firm Project Imagine has launched Pi1, a cloud-based digital banking services platform, to support banks and FinTechs around the world.

Digital Debt Capital Markets nets £2.5m in seed funding

Digital Debt Capital Markets (DDCM), which aims to digitise the end-to-end life cycle of a bond, has scored £2.5m in funding from a group of individuals and family offices.

Koine recieves e-money authorisation from UK’s FCA

Koine, which offers segregated, institutional custody and settlement of digital assets, has received authorisation from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for the issuance of electronic money.

Freetrade bags $15m in Series A round to scale its commission-free stockbroking services

UK FinTech has gone from strength to strength over the past few years. Now, despite the shadow of Brexit, yet another venture has raised a big round.

Greensill has bagged another $655m from SoftBank

SoftBank tapped into its gigantic Vision Fund for a second time this year to support Greensill, the business financing company. Having already secured $800m from...

News Stories

Mastercard invests in Doconomy to help consumers see CO2 impact their payments have

Mastercard has made an undisclosed equity investment into Doconomy, a startup helping consumers become more aware of their CO2 impact when making payments.

CyberGRX collects $40m in Series D as it looks to meet rising demands

Third-party cyber risk platform CyberGRX has collected $40m in its Series D round which was led by ICONIQ Capital.

OCC names cybersecurity as key risk for federal banking system

The US’ Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has named cybersecurity and technology management as a key emerging risk.

Starling Bank in hot waters after having only lent 1% of the total amount...

When Starling Bank was granted funding from Royal Bank of Scotland, the challenger bank promised to lend £913m to SMEs by 2023.

Encompass and Pegasystems to boost mutual customers support

KYC solution Encompass has partnered with digital transformation company Pegasystems to help mutual customers streamline customer onboarding.