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ION Trading Seals the Deal at Fidessa

ION Trading has agreed to acquire Fidessa just hours after it made a proposal to buy the company at a value of £1.5 billion and then transitioned the proposal into a formal offer. The offer trumps...
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ION Trading Expected to Make Offer for Fidessa Ahead of 5pm Closing Deadline Today

The bidding battle for Fidessa has recommenced with ION Trading saying this morning that it has made a proposal to acquire Fidessa for £38.70 per share in cash. The proposal tops the offer of £35.67...
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AlgoTrader Names Richard Chmiel as Chief Operating Officer

AlgoTrader has hired Richard Chmiel as chief operating officer with a remit to grow US business and manage the algo trading solution company’s global sales, business development, client success and...
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Fidessa Plot Thickens

Fidessa has revealed that ION Trading, a vendor of trading software, and SS&C Technologies, a provider of investment management software and services, are the new suitors attempting to woo the...
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Fidessa Delays Temenos Deal as Late Bidders Join the Party

By Lauren McAughtry Fidessa has postponed its shareholder vote on the £1.4 billion cash offer from Temenos after receiving approaches from two separate, as yet undisclosed third parties, who are each...
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Cinnober Promotions Move Hans Sjöberg to CTO, Taraneh Derayati to Head of Sales

Cinnober is playing out its succession plan with the promotion of Hans Sjöberg to chief technology officer (CTO) and Taraneh Derayati to head of sales. Sjöberg joined Cinnober in 2012 and now...
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Itiviti CEO Torben Munch Named to Lead Combined Firm of Itiviti and ULLINK

The merger of Itiviti and ULLINK was completed yesterday, with Itiviti CEO Torben Munch named to lead the combined entity. ULLINK CEO, Didier Bouillard, has elected to leave the company. The...
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Options Adds Colocation Service at Nasdaq Stockholm, Plans More Venues

Options, a provider of global market data and colocation services, has made its high-performance managed colocation service available at Nasdaq Stockholm, the primary securities exchange of the...
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Temenos in Talks to Acquire Fidessa

Temenos is in advanced discussions with Fidessa about a bid that could see the Swiss-based provider of banking software acquire the UK-listed provider of trading, investment and information solutions...
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CMO-as-a-Service: Helping Time-Poor FinTechs Get Their Message Heard

By Simon Barnby, Founder, MediaBond In today's fast paced, cost-conscious world, marketing often gets overlooked–and yet for small and growing firms in particular, it is a vital activity that needs...

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