New buy-side sales head previously spent over eight years at Eze as a director in North American hedge fund sales and three years at Morgan Stanley in alternative investments.
Christoph Hock, head of multi-asset trading at Union Investment, sits down with Annabel Smith to discuss the European asset manager’s new hybrid structure, regulatory divergence post-Brexit, the role of the trader in sustainability, and the token economy.
Amid rising cost pressures active managers must use events-based strategies to defend their patch against the growing passive market segment, said Cowen’s Mark Kelly.
United Fintech adds Athena to portfolio, completing fourth acquisition in a year to support street’s desire for one-stop-shop
Banks are looking to one-stop-shop solutions to minimise costs and safeguard future buy-side business by digitising client workflows, particularly with Athena, said United Fintech CEO Frahm.
The exchange, alongside Aflac Ventures and SEI, raised $7.5 million for BondCliQ in a Series A funding round while Vanguard has engaged as a strategic partner.
The asset manager said the deal could help it to achieve 50% growth in passive assets under management and use of its alternative UCITS platform by 2025.
Buy-side respondents have until 21 February to rate algo providers, with high performers due to be recognised as part of Leaders in Trading in late 2022.
These participants expect liquidity to be the buzz word of 2022, whether that be aggregation, new liquidity sources or the changing role of electronic liquidity providers.
As the Omicron variant forces firms to rethink best-laid plans to fill trading floors again, what tools are firms likely need to help traders thrive in a distributed work environment?
The market has seen numerous major participants and exchange operators commit to their cloud migration in the last few months and these participants predict this trend will continue into next year.