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Opus Appoints CEO

Leading SaaS compliance platform appoints Emanuele Conti as Chief Executive Officer

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September 6, 2016, New York & London:  Opus Global (“Opus”), the leading provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, announced today the appointment of Emanuele “Manny” Conti as Chief Executive Officer.  Conti brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the risk management […]

Steve Goldstein talks Brexit and FinTech with Forbes

Screen Shot 2015-06-27 at 4.04.43 PMEarlier this week in Forbes, Steve Goldstein talks with them about the Brexit impact on FinTech.

“When I started the company 20 years ago, we were in New York and London because that’s where the business was. You could take the subway or […]

Banks dramatically accelerate client onboarding with Alacra Compliance Messaging Service

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26 October 2015, New York & London: Alacra Inc., an Opus Global company, and the leading provider of compliance and reference data solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms, has today announced the launch of the enhanced Alacra Compliance Messaging Service (ACMS) at the AMLP European Conference. […]

Alacra Completes Acquisition by Opus Global

New York, NY – October 15th, 2015 – Alacra, Inc., an Opus Global Company, and leading provider of Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Reference Data and other information solutions for regulatory compliance today announced completion of its acquisition by Opus Global, a leading provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions. The transaction was first […]

Hiperos Posts Record Third-Quarter Results, Signs Record Deal

Third-Party Management Leader’s Strong Performance Highlights Market Momentum as Companies Seek Better Protection Against Revenue Loss, Reputational Damage and Regulatory Risk

BRANCHBURG, N.J., October 8, 2015 – Hiperos, an Opus Global company, and the leading provider of third-party management software, today announced record results for the third quarter of 2015, with 64 percent year-on-year growth in […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Compliance, Hiperos, Information Industry, News, Opus Global, Posts|

Opus Global, Compliance and Risk Leader, Acquires Alacra

Adds leading AML, KYC capabilities to leading SaaS-based Compliance Platform

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New York, NY, Palo Alto, CA – September 30th, 2015 Opus Global, a leading provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, today announced that it has acquired Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and […]

Alacra’s new outsource on-demand research service takes off

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15th June 2015, New York & London: Alacra Inc., the leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms, announced today a significant uptake of its unique Alacra-on-Demand (AOD) research service from asset managers, hedge funds and private equity firms. Soft-launched in February, AOD is the […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, News|

Alacra first to link GIINs to LEIs, and other common entity identifiers

11 May 2015, New York & London: Alacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, today announced the addition of GIINs (Global Intermediary Identifier Number) to the Alacra Authority File Plus (AAF+). GIINs are issued by the IRS to foreign financial institutions (FFIs) as part of the Foreign Account Tax […]

Alacra Launches Alacra On Demand Business Research Service

New York – February 18, 2015 – Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms announced the launch of Alacra-On-Demand, a comprehensive research service provided by Alacra’s global team of business information specialists. Alacra-On-Demand provides research and delivery of data and reports from hundreds of […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Alacra, Business Research Solutions, Information Industry, News|

M&A Activity – How Did 2013 Shake Out?

Early this year I posted 10 Forecasts for 2013 M&A Activity.  Here are just a few of the more bullish quotes from the prognosticators:

“The fundamentals for sustained M&A activity on 2013 are solid…”

“…these numbers (2012) should rebound behind the strength of strategic buyers, the emerging markets, and the energy sector.”

“…a unique set of […]

By |December 18th, 2013|Alacra, Information Industry, Posts|