Crypto Facilities Ltd, a London-based broker run by former Goldman Sachs Executive Director Timo Schlaefer, announced today the launch of its bitcoin derivatives trading platform.
Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi), a leader in marketplace lending, today announces $200 million in Series D funding led by Third Point Ventures and affiliates of Third Point LLC, with Wellington Management Company LLP, Institutional Venture Partners and existing investors also participating in the round.
Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd (“Antuit”), a global, Big Data solutions company headquartered in Singapore, announced today it has secured an investment of up to $56 million led by Goldman Sachs (GS), a leading global investment bank, and Zodius Capital (“Zodius’), an original founding investor.
Reference data firm Markit has backed out of the running to develop a rival to Bloomberg's instant messaging network, instead selling the technology assets of its Collaboration unit to back-backed Symphony Communication Services.
Reval, a leading global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of a scalable and integrated Treasury and Risk Management (TRM) solution, announced today that it has closed a private placement of $20 million in structured financing with Goldman, Sachs & Co. Proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.
Goldman Sachs has led a $15 million investment round in Kensho, a startup that is seeking to supplant human equity analysts with intelligent big data mining bots.
The leading provider of cloud communications intelligence solutions, Cognia, has appointed former Goldman Sachs partner, Simon Mansfield, as chairman of its board of directors.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) today announced that 18 major global banks (G-18) have agreed to sign a new ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol, which has been developed in coordination with the Financial Stability Board to support cross-border resolution and reduce systemic risk.
US-based risk analytics outfit Context Relevant has completed $13.5 million in Series B-1 funding and signed strategic partnerships with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.
Deutsche Bank has raided Goldman Sachs and Royal Bank of Scotland to bring in two senior technology and operations executives.
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