Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Centana Growth Partners closes debut fund on $250m

Centana Growth Partners has closed its maiden fund on $250m, as it look to invest in the future of financial services.

Broadridge Financial Solutions to acquire data and analytics platform Fi360

Broadridge Financial Solutions has entered a purchase agreement for Fi360, a fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics solution for financial advisors and intermediaries.

Crypto exchange Seed CX nets $15m Series B

Cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX has netted $15m in its Series B round which was led by Bain Capital Ventures.

OpenDoor lands $10m for illiquid US Treasuries marketplace

OpenDoor Securities, an all-to-all marketplace for illiquid US Treasuries, has completed a third $10m investment round.

Troubled Metro Bank signs partnerships with three FinTech companies

While Metro Bank is still struggling with the fallout from a massive accounting error that slashed millions from its value, the bank has announced a trio of FinTech partnerships.

FinecoBank releases three new products for British investors

Italian digital bank FinecoBank has given British investors access to three new investment products through Fineco Asset Management (FAM).

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.

EU mutual funds record-keeping platform IZNES closes its first funding round

IZNES, a blockchain record-keeping platform for EU mutual funds has secured an undisclosed strategic investment.

Investment platform Jacobi closes AUD $11m investment

Cloud-based investment platform Jacobi has closed a funding round on AUD $11m ($7.6m) from several US investors.

Tech Bureau raises $14.7m to support crypto exchange Zaif

Japan-based Tech Bureau has raised 1.6bn yen ($14.7m) to support infrastructure and service development of the company's cryptocurrency exchange Zaif. The company's Series B funding...

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The number of FinTech deals under $1m in Sweden has more than halved since...

The Swedish FinTech market has shown signs of maturity between 2015 and 2019, most noticeably in the decreased frequency of deals valued under $1m...

Pakistan hopes to soon be out of FATF’s grey list

Pakistan is hoping to be removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list soon after it improved its foreign and internal policies.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Seven more countries on Financial Action Task Force’s watchlist

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has added an additional seven more countries to its high-risk jurisdictions list for deficiencies in their anti-money laundering or counter terrorism financing protocols.

77% physical security systems are in desperate need of an update

European IT executives are worried about the physical security of their systems, according to a new survey.