Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

iCapital Network set to acquire Deutsche Bank’s Access Fund

Online alternative investment company iCapital Network is set to acquire the Private Equity Access Fund Platform from Deutsche Bank.

Viola Group launches dedicated FinTech fund

Israel investment firm Viola Group has launched a new fund dedicated to FinTech, FinTech Global can reveal.

Brickblock cements €5m Series A deal from Finch Capital

Brickblock, an online real estate investment platform for cryptocurrencies, has collected €5m in its Series A funding round from Finch Capital.

IDG’s latest crypto platform deal sees Liquid.com reach rare Japanese unicorn status

Early stage investment house IDG Capital has made its latest foray into cryptocurrency platforms by backing Liquid.com at a valuation of more than $1bn.

Why investors hate startups that do these things

Being backed by a successful venture capital firm can make or break a FinTech startup. So, we asked Karen McCormick, chief investment officer at Beringea, what new ventures must do to pique investors’ interest.

Experts say Robinhood class-action lawsuit unlikely after service outage

Robinhood, the commission-free stock-trading app, suffered a service outage earlier this week that left customers furious. However, experts believe users’ threats to take legal action will be difficult to follow up.

Pagaya collects $102m for its Series D round

Asset management support service Pagaya has collected $102m in its Series D round, which was led by an unnamed strategic financial institution.

How the 34 FinTech rounds raised last week show where the InsurTech and cybersecurity...

Last week proved to be good week in terms of FinTech investment, with the rounds revealing the state of CyberTech and InsurTech.

The 38 FinTech funding rounds raised last week highlight the success of payments companies...

While the payments industry has reason to celebrate, last week also proved a boon for 38 FinTech companies closing investment rounds. The FinTech industry returned...

Atom Bank valuation halves after £40m funding raise, gears up for future IPO

UK challenger Atom Bank has established a £40m fund raise at 60p-a-share, which is just under half the price it raised equity in in 2019.

News Stories

UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

See how insurance firms can use it to personalise their offering

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