Aquila Capital has employed Sophis Value software for trading, risk-control, and settlement purposes for all of its investment funds. The software should enable Aquila Capital to perform high-end simulations for all securities to estimate the impact of different market scenarios on the fund’s performance. In addition, the software is capable of settling all transaction between back office and front office in a thorough and efficient manner. After testing Sophis for a reasonable period of time, Aquila Capital will gradually switch all funds to Sophis with Aquila Vol Opportunity (German Single-Hedgefonds) and European Value Hedge to be first in line.
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.