Linedata adds a touch of Gravitas

Investment management software firm Linedata has acquired Gravitas Technology Services, a provider of middle office and technology services to the asset management industry. Gravitas is based mainly in New York and Mumbai, and the deal is part of Linedata’s ambitions in North America. It follows last year’s purchase of fellow investment management software provider, Derivation. […]

Blockchain & back office: a revolutionary change or not?

Blockchain has been hailed as a disruptive force capable of revolutionising the banking sector. While this may be the case to some extent, the impact may be overstated when it comes to wider back office operations, argues Paul Westgate, product manager at Linedata. In the clamour to proclaim blockchain, and those cryptocurrencies built on blockchain technology, […]

M&A in investment management tech space: Linedata acquires Derivation

France-based Linedata has taken over fellow investment management software provider, Derivation. Derivation specialises in risk, analytics, and portfolio management solutions to institutional and hedge fund managers. It is based in the UK, employs 20 people and its pro-forma revenue for 2015 is £2 million (€2.5 million). The acquisition has now been completed. Derivation’s products will […]