HelioGraph, providers of Straight Through Processing (STP) and Financial Messaging, appointed Richard Vreeland as US Chief Operating Officer. Based in their New York office, Vreeland will oversee business development, sales and marketing initiatives, press liaison and strategic relationships with industry partners. With a strong background in securities processing, he previously spent eight years as Director of Client Services at Financial Models Company (FMC) and has worked for Bank of New York and Salomon Brothers.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.