Day: 30 October 2019

Kulkin Re-Joins Steptoe

Matthew Kulkin, the former director of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO), has re-joined the law firm Steptoe & Johnson as a partner and co-chair of its Financial Services Group. Kulkin, who had previously been a partner at Steptoe for two years before joining the CFTC […]

CMC Markets Adds FX Index

Brokerage firm CMC Markets has expanded its range of bespoke indices with the launch of a sterling index. This brings the total of baskets offered by the firm to 12. CMC says the new indices are bespoke to it, and in-house management allows the company to ensure the composition is always relevant, as well as […]

Confluence Acquires StatPro

Confluence Technologies has acquired StatPro Group, a global provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics, asset data services and data management tools for the global asset management industry and asset management service providers. Confluence has acquired the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of StatPro in an all-cash offer of approximately £161.1 million and says the transaction brings […]

SmartTrade Opens in Geneva

SmartTrade has opened a new subsidiary in Geneva and appointed two senior sales directors, Peter Holmgren in London and Claude Doricic in Paris. The firm says the opening of offices in Geneva and the relocation of Lionel Sancenot, its global head of sales, is a natural step to support the company’s growth in this region […]