Investment


Old Mutual Wealth drops IFDS from £450m tech revamp contract

UK investment service Old Mutual Wealth (OMW) has terminated its £450 million tech revamp contract with International Financial Data Services (IFDS) due to rising costs. OMW says the costs of implementation – which entails platform delivery and outsourcing services – would have been “materially greater than those advised to the market” in October 2016 (see […]

Put a SocGen in it for Euronext’s new fund investment model

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is contributing to a new model, Euronext Fund Service, to help investments in funds for domestic and international investors. Launched by Euronext and available from 15 May 2017, this new service will enable institutional and retail investors to place subscription/redemption orders, in a “simplified and automated manner”, through their brokers […]

Chart: fintech investment in 2016

Fintech investment fell in 2016 for the first time. On the bright side? Banks are becoming much more active in the space, putting money in 61% more start-ups.