CORE BANKING, FINTECH
Quaint Oak Bank | November 25, 2022
Quaint Oak Bank, a Pennsylvania-based community bank, will leverage Cable’s centralized platform to enhance financial crime compliance oversight across its fintech partner portfolio, using Cable’s suite of automated and smart tools to efficiently onboard and continuously monitor its fintech partners on a single platform.
“We are excited to partner with Cable to scale our fintech sponsorship program in a safe and sound manner, Our primary responsibility as a partner bank is to ensure that every fintech program complies with applicable banking and consumer protection regulations, with a heightened focus on combating money laundering, identity theft, and other financial crime related activities. Cable’s real-time integrated platform provides us the visibility and unrestricted access necessary to identify and target compliance deficiencies quickly and efficiently. Deploying Cable aligns perfectly with our enterprise-wide initiative to leverage technology for accuracy and scalability. We believe by using Cable we can onboard our partners faster, have significantly greater oversight of their financial crime controls, provide a streamlined experience for our partners, and give us greater assurance about our compliance.”
-William Gonzalez, EVP of Quaint Oak Bank
Cable gives partner banks such as Quaint Oak Bank and other institutions confidence in their compliance with financial crime requirements, providing a single platform for conducting tech-enabled risk assessments, automated assurance, quality assurance, management information, reporting, and more.
We are honored to partner with Quaint Oak Bank to help grow its fintech partner program, Our technology will help them meet regulatory requirements and launch fintech partners faster, while implementing oversight processes that scale seamlessly as its business expands,said Natasha Vernier, Cable CEO.
There is a lot of opportunity now to level up partner bank oversight of fintech partners. We’re excited to build our relationship with Quaint Oak Bank and raise the bar on what’s possible for fintech partner management together.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, FINTECH
BetaNXT and Envision Financial Systems, Inc. | November 28, 2022
BetaNXT, the next wave in wealth management technology and outsourcing solutions, has partnered with Envision Financial Systems, a leading provider of real-time investor recordkeeping solutions, to deliver an integrated brokerage and mutual fund subaccounting solution. Under the terms of the agreement, BetaNXT will offer Envision’s brokerage platform and mutual fund capabilities to customers under a single relationship and support structure.
“In listening to our customers’ feedback, we knew there were improvements we could make to our mutual fund accounting capabilities to deliver a better experience. The agreement with Envision enables us to deliver a full turnkey solution and better meet customers’ needs, We teamed up with Envision because they offer a real-time, easy-to-update solution that provides the complexity and flexibility our customers require in this dynamic market environment.”
-Tim Rutka, President of BETA
BetaNXT’s partnership with Envision arose out of customers’ requests to implement third-party mutual fund subaccounting in a unique way that could not be satisfied with the alternative systems available. Envision was able to meet the need for a hybrid service model within previously established timelines. The BetaNXT-Envision partnership launched with AssetMark and has since been made available to other BetaNXT clients.
The innovation delivered by the union of BetaNXT-Envision enables us to not only scale our business, but also deliver cutting-edge solutions and meaningful results to our financial advisors and their clients, said Gaurav Auditya, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at AssetMark Trust.
We are honored to team with the leading brokerage platform to create a unique and highly efficient solution for their customers, We look forward to deepening our partnership with BetaNXT to provide fulsome customer solutions, and to help more brokerage firms and mutual fund companies streamline their subaccounting technology and services,said Brian Jones, Executive Vice President of Envision.
BetaNXT is the next wave in wealth management technology and outsourcing solutions. Combining industry expertise with the power of our proven BETA, Maxit, and Digital Investor businesses, we are focused on solving our customers most demanding integration challenges with flexible, efficient, connected solutions that anticipate their changing needs. Our comprehensive approach reduces enterprise cost, streamlines operations processes, increases advisor productivity, and enhances the investor experience. Together with BetaNXT, wealth management firms are transforming their platforms into differentiating assets that enable enterprise scale and stimulate commercial growth.
About Envision Financial Systems, Inc.
Envision is the leading real-time investor accounting platform provider, helping its clients identify and solve problems with innovative and flexible solutions. For more than 25 years, asset managers, administrators, 529 program managers, and brokers have relied on Envision’s solutions to automate processing and optimize efficiency. Broker-dealers, insurance companies and other intermediaries use Envision’s sub-accounting systems to meet compliance, advisor, back-office and investor needs. In total, Envision supports more than $4.2 trillion of investor assets. Founded in 1994, Envision is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif. and also serves clients from offices in Denver, Colo., Owings Mills, Md., and Bangalore, India.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Quantifeed | November 25, 2022
QUANTIFEED, the leading provider of digital wealth management solutions, announces that it has acquired ALPIMA, a London-based portfolio construction, visualisation, and analytics fintech company.
"We are very excited about bringing together two hugely talented teams of financial engineers to create a world-class technology platform, This transaction accelerates our mission to increase the productivity of investment professionals and to create better investment outcomes for their clients."
-Alex Ypsilanti, Co-Founder and CEO of Quantifeed
The automation of portfolio management is a key priority for many organisations in the wealth and investment management industries. The combined platform will provide unparalleled capability across the full portfolio management spectrum – including construction, personalisation, visualisation, risk analytics, order management and trading, and monitoring and reporting. The platform's modular nature allows clients to assemble solutions that are optimised for their business. Quantifeed will be in a unique position to service clients across EMEA, Asia, and the Americas as they look to grow their business more efficiently and create smarter solutions for their clients.
This is a significant milestone for us, we are delighted to join the Quantifeed family and combine our leading technology to create a global platform, Quantifeed shares our passion for designing and building technology solutions that solve client problems and help them deliver a personalised client experience at scale. I am thrilled for the opportunity to make ALPIMA's solutions available to a global client base,said Rafael Febres-Cordero, Executive Chair of ALPIMA.
As part of the transaction, Fidelity International Strategic Ventures (FISV), a strategic investor in fintech businesses, joins Quantifeed as a shareholder. "We are delighted to complete the transaction and welcome Quantifeed to the FISV portfolio, The acquisition marks the culmination of a tremendous amount of work from the teams at ALPIMA and Quantifeed, who share a similar culture, ethos, and vision. We're excited to work with the team as they build a global leader in modern, scalable, digital wealth management,said Michael Sim, Principal at FISV.
In May 2022, Quantifeed announced its Series C funding round that was led by HSBC Asset Management and joined by LUN Partners Group, Franklin Templeton, and Daiwa PI Partners.