Fintech acquisition round-up: 9 March 2017

Fintech acquisitions: who's buying who?

Who’s buying who? Featuring Broadridge, Message Automation, Numerix and TFG Financial Systems.

Broadridge to acquire DST Systems’ North American Customer Communications for $410m

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DST Systems, a provider of business data services to the financial services and healthcare markets, is selling its North American Customer Communications (NACC) unit to Broadridge Financial Solutions. The deal is valued at $410 million in cash and is expected to close in July. The NACC business generated $1.1 billion in revenue in 2015, or 40% […]

Broadridge acquires 4sight Financial Software

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Broadridge Financial Solutions has taken over fellow vendor 4sight Financial Software, a provider of securities finance and collateral management systems to financial institutions worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Quayle Munro Limited acted as 4sight’s financial advisor in this transaction. UK-based 4sight was founded in 2003 and grew to acquire a client base […]

Broadridge brings to market Global Post Trade Management solution

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Global Post Trade Management (GPTM) is a combination of Broadridge’s existing systems and products plus some new components. GPTM has already been adopted by “a major investment bank”, the vendor says. Although the solution is marketed as a new, “next generation” offering, its underlying technology comprises the existing products of Broadridge. “GPTM incorporates Broadridge’s core […]

Broadridge launches global solutions partner programme

Ira Newman, vice-president, alliances and channels, strategic solutions, at Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions has launched a new solutions partner programme to enable consulting, technology and servicing firms to offer technology solutions. Partner firms will get access to solutions across wealth management, asset management, capital markets and corporate issuer segments; and a set of sales enablement resources, technical training services and a financial benefits package. Ira […]

Monex implements new processing solution from Broadridge

Monex gears up for market changes with Broadridge

Monex, one of Japan’s largest online trading brokers, is deploying a new platform for its domestic equity and investment trust processing business. The supplier is Broadridge Financial Solutions. Broadridge’s offering is JASDEC (Japan Securities Depository Centre, Inc) Processing Solution. Oki Matsumoto, CEO of Monex, says the new platform “will enable us to further improve our […]

Broadridge allies with AMA for corporate governance

Demi Derem, general manager, investor communication solutions international, Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions has taken a minority stake and entered into an exclusive distribution and marketing alliance with Netherlands-based management consulting firm AMA Partners. AMA provides DirectorInsight, a platform offering data and analytical tools for the evaluation of corporate governance and executive compensation. Broadridge says the deal expands its data capabilities for corporations and institutional […]

Digital Asset teams with Accenture, Broadridge and PwC for blockchain growth

Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Asset

New York-based Digital Asset Holdings, a developer of distributed ledger technology (aka blockchain), has teamed up with Accenture, Broadridge and PwC. Digital Asset says it has entered into non-exclusive strategic business relationships with the companies, and Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Asset, says the alliances will “accelerate innovation” and “drive growth”. The Accenture relationship will […]

The path to a post-trade utility

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Shared utilities could save institutions as much as 40% of their current processing costs, but there are challenges to implementation.

Europe’s unsettling times

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T2S, Europe’s harmonised settlement platform, is live. With a series of migration waves scheduled up until full live operation in July 2017, the next few years are likely to be characterised by intense activity as market participants finalise their strategies …