19 December 2014

Company announcements


Mozido acquires majority ownership in CorFire

8 hours ago  |  993 views  |  0

Mozido, a cloud platform mobile payments and retail engagement solutions provider, today announced it has acquired the majority ownership in SK C&C USA dba CorFire, a U.S.-based mobile commerce company previously wholly-owned by South Korean IT services provider SK C&C.

Mobile & online

New German digital bank Consors implements PFM technology from Meniga

10 hours ago  |  857 views  |  0

Newly launched German bank Consors Bank (CB), born from France-based BNP Paribas’ German personal investment and online trading broker Cortal Consors SA, has entered the growing German retail-banking sector.


Luxembourg's BIL to offer cardless ATM withdrawals

11 hours ago  |  923 views  |  0

To increase security, convenience and customer satisfaction at the self-service channel, Banque Internationale a Luxembourg (BIL) has partnered with Diebold, Incorporated (DBD) to launch a cardless transaction solution that enables end-users to remotely program and withdraw cash via a smartphone from any of the more than 100 ATMs in BIL's network.

Wholesale banking

IEX to use Kx software for data platform

11 hours ago  |  887 views  |  0

Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced that IEX, a rapidly growing equity trading venue, has officially chosen kdb+ software for its data platform.

Retail banking

Baldwin Brothers selects SS&C wealth platform

11 hours ago  |  646 views  |  0

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, is pleased to announce that Baldwin Brothers Inc. has selected SS&C’s wealth management platform.

Retail banking

Vanare acquires NestEgg for robo-wealth management

13 hours ago  |  1629 views  |  0

Vanare, a next-generation wealth management technology platform for investment advisors, announced today the acquisition of NestEgg Wealth to launch the first ever offering that completely integrates online wealth management with traditional wealth management in one seamless solution.

Retail banking

RateSetter takes on GraduRates loan book

14 hours ago  |  1209 views  |  0

Just before 2014 draws to a close, RateSetter is delighted to announce that it has taken on the loan book of GraduRates, a fellow P2P lender which helps students finance their education, funding loans for postgraduate study.

Retail banking

Esma clarifies position on investment-based crowd funding

15 hours ago  |  985 views  |  0

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an Opinion along with an Advice on Investment-based crowdfunding.

Retail banking

Tunis International Bank goes live on ICS Banks

15 hours ago  |  735 views  |  0

Tunis International Bank (TIB), the first bank established in Tunisia under the non-resident banking regulations and a member of Burgan Banking Group, the regional banking arm of Kuwait Projects Co. (KIPCO), went live on ICS BANKS® from ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions.

Wholesale banking

Liquidnet Japan implements Torstone Inferno

15 hours ago  |  674 views  |  0

In June of this year, Torstone Technology signed a multi-year contract with Liquidnet – the global institutional trading network – and today announced the successful implementation of Inferno, its back office system, in support of Liquidnet’s business in Japan.

Wholesale banking

Bitcoin exchange Netagio launches USD and EUR order books

15 hours ago  |  949 views  |  0

In response to customer demand, Bitcoin exchange Netagio today announced the launch of additional USD and EUR order books on its already established Bitcoin / GBP exchange.

Post-trade & ops

Union Investment adds OtasTechnologies to its trading processes

15 hours ago  |  817 views  |  0

Union Investment, one of Europe’s leading asset managers, has successfully added the OTAS platform to its portfolio management process.

Retail banking

Europe's first chargeback remediation specialist, Global Risk Technologies, launches

15 hours ago  |  738 views  |  0

International dynamic risk mitigation services firm Global Risk Technologies has launched in Europe to bring its unique end-to-end risk management solutions to European merchants, helping acquirers and issuers minimise chargebacks.

Risk & regulation

Duco seals four new bank deals

15 hours ago  |  662 views  |  0

Duco, a London-based technology provider of hosted reconciliation services, announced today that the firm has, in the past five weeks, signed four financial institutions as new customers.

Wholesale banking

EBS signs for analytics-as-a-service from First Derivatives

15 hours ago  |  696 views  |  0

First Derivatives (AIM: FDP.L, ESM: FDP.I), a leading provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry, today announces that its Delta Stream product has been selected by EBS, ICAP’s market leading electronic FX business, as part of a new Data Analytics as a Service initiative.

Retail banking

Tieto and SBAB sign new contract for cloud services

16 hours ago  |  646 views  |  0

Sweden's state-owned mortgage lender SBAB extends its IT-operation agreement with Tieto, investing in continued modernization and improved efficiency with new capacity and cloud solutions. The agreement is valid for five years.

Retail banking

Global Payments and Bank of the Philippine Islands form joint venture

16 hours ago  |  553 views  |  0

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, and Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), a leading commercial bank in the Philippines, announced today an agreement to form a joint venture to provide merchant acquiring and payment services in the Philippines.

Wholesale banking

European Parliament and Council negotiators agree on central registers for AML directive

17 December 2014  |  1766 views  |  0

The ultimate owners of companies would have to be listed in central registers in EU countries, accessible to people with a "legitimate interest", such as investigative journalists and other concerned citizens, under a deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on a draft EU anti-money laundering directive on Tuesday.

Trade execution

Union Investment adds Otas decision support system to trading process

17 December 2014  |  1302 views  |  0

Union Investment, one of Europe's leading asset managers, has successfully added the OTAS platform to its portfolio management process.


Alaric updates Fractals fraud detection tech

17 December 2014  |  1185 views  |  0

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Alaric, an NCR business, has released the latest version of its Fractals intelligent fraud detection solution.

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