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Global Loan Revolvers - Prodktr
15 Apr 2021 — John Read

Think of a revolver as a credit facility. When a fund ‘goes long’ on a revolver it is selling the ‘right to borrow’ to a counterparty. This paper outlines the concept within the framework of traditional bonds and how you would treat the facility and ensuing term loan using standard accounting functionality for bonds.

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Helen Nicol
14 Apr 2021 — Bill Hodgson

Helen Nicol has joined CloudMargin after serving for over 14 years as Global Product Director for Lombard Risk, which was acquired by VERMEG in 2018.

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Blockchain Credit Suisse
14 Apr 2021 — Bill Hodgson

A post-trade trial between Credit Suisse and Nomura indicates the future for equities clearing, if blockchain technology can be scaled to meet the needs of a global equities market. Gillian Tett from the FT explains more.

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12 Apr 2021 — Deputy Editor

4OTC, the FinTech provider of connectivity services for Digital Assets and FX, today announced that Russell Fernandes and Mark Price have joined Alexis Atkinson as Co-Founders.

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09 Apr 2021 — Bill Hodgson

ISDA have released of latest episode of their podcast 'The Swap' entitled "Investing in Innovation".

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SteelEye Expansion
08 Apr 2021 — Deputy Editor

SteelEye, the UK-based compliance technology and data analytics firm, today announces its plans to bolster its footprint by expanding into North America.

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Tradeweb Record set
07 Apr 2021 — Deputy Editor

Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has reported record total trading volume for March 2021 of $24.7 trillion (tn).

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Equiti Capital partnership Lucera
06 Apr 2021 — Deputy Editor

Equiti Capital, a subsidiary of Equiti Group, has deployed Lucera LumeFX’s technology, an FX aggregator known for its low latency execution and expansive connectivity to the FX market.

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Options Technology acquisition
06 Apr 2021 — Deputy Editor

Options Technology, a provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital Markets firms backed by Abry Partners, has announced it had closed on its acquisition of Fixnetix, a DXC Technology Company.

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31 Mar 2021 — Deputy Editor

This capital markets platform has raised $170 million to date from leading venture capital firms and some of the world’s largest global financial institutions.

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30 Mar 2021 — Deputy Editor

Google Cloud and Commerzbank, a leading German commercial bank with a strong international focus, announced today that they are expanding their collaboration by entering into a five-year, strategic partnership.

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30 Mar 2021 — Deputy Editor

Visa announced a major industry first in bridging the worlds of digital and traditional fiat currencies: the use of USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin backed by the US dollar, to settle a transaction with Visa over Ethereum—one of the most actively used open-source blockchains.

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