SunGard Business Integration, an operating group of SunGard, announced that The Florida State Board of Administration (FSBA) has selected the MINT Knowledge Family of products to provide business integration and automation for its various portfolio-management, investment-accounting and trading systems. As part of a project to enhance its investment services, FSBA will use the MINT Knowledge Master to automate, manage and monitor its investment processes and trading systems, integrating business processes to allow trade-lifecycle management.
Linedata Services announced that UBS Global Asset Management (UBS Global AM) has implemented the LongView 2000 trade-order-management system in its Chicago and London operations. UBS Global AM chose LongView 2000 to manage its equity-order generation, pre-trade compliance and trading operations (including electronic trading via the FIX protocol). The firm plans to rollout LongView 2000 in the U.S., U.K. and its Tokyo-based asset-management businesses.
Cameron Systems, a vendor providing Financial-Information-eXchange (FIX) engines and electronic-trading technology, announced that French retail broker Symphonis has selected the CameronFIX engine for FIX trading. Symphonis, has purchased CameronFIX for FIX connection in France and international markets.
Also, Cameron Systems announced a partnership agreement with French IT consulting firm Alcion to provide support, integration and consulting services for CameronFIX in France. The agreement also gives Alcion rights to resell CameronFIX. The partnership agreement with Alcion enables all CameronFIX clients in France to access Alcion's support services, as well as their FIX-based-consulting services for integration and training.