Bond market is strengthened with digitalization

 Kinyu Keizai Shimbun interviews Mr. Han Ryoo, Co-founder & Head of Product at Overbond Ltd. during FIT 2017 in Tokyo Source: Kinyu Keizai Shimbun Overbond, based in Toronto, Canada plans to begin operations in Japan in early next year. Han Ryoo, Co-founder and Head of Product, visited Japan in late October to build up its…

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This Canadian Startup Is Digitizing the Primary Bond Market

Overbond Ltd. is looking to shake up the primary bond market by broadening access to its digital platform that connects investors with corporate issuers, as it expands services into larger U.S. market. Source: Bloomberg Overbond Ltd. is looking to shake up the primary bond market by broadening access to its digital platform that connects fixed-income investors…

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Can you survive as debt capital markets gets digitised?

The bond market is the world’s largest and deepest source of capital for companies and governments, yet there is no centralized information source. Source: eFinancialCareers The advisory functions of investment banks are ripe for disruption. While currently, many investment banks are suggesting that digital innovations will merely remove the grunt work for skilled deal-makers, I…

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Overbond Taps AI for Primary Bond Market

Source: Markets Media Although machine learning has made incredible inroads in the secondary securities markets, Canadian startup Overbond has brought the discipline to the primary corporate bond market. The vendor’s platform uses supervised machine learning to price potential issuances, score the likelihood of issuances, and identify potential institutional investors who might be interested in the…

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Appetite for Fintech

Financial technology is upending supply chains and payment systems around the world, and it is starting to change major capital financing. Will technology transform the primary capital markets? Source: IFR Asia Barely a week passes these days without a senior investment banker leaving for a financial technology start-up. With jobs less secure and bonuses down,…

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Private Placements: Pushing Boundaries in Bonds

This article was originally published in the 5.06 issue of Wealth Professional, available online here on pages 76-77. Founded in 2015, Overbond is driving innovation in the fixed income markets with its bond origination platform and new issue deal execution capabilities. Starting a new business is always a risk. But calculated risks are what drives…

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Goldman Goes Mr. Roboto on Debt Sales

Lloyd Blankfein

Bloomberg reports that Goldman’s interest in streamlining new corporate-debt sales is telling: it shows there’s an economic interest for big investment banks to standardize lucrative processes, leading to greater efficiency and lower fees. Bloomberg continues to profile Overbond as a leading market solution to primary bond issue digitization. Source: Bloomberg Goldman Sachs wants to be a technology…

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Overbond Featured In Tfsa Report “Seizing The Opportunity: Building The Toronto Region Into A Global Fintech Leader”

The Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) featured Overbond as a leading fintech startup in the Toronto region in its latest report Seizing the Opportunity: Building the Toronto Region into a Global Fintech Leader Strengthening the fintech ecosystem in the Toronto region must be an imperative for the country’s financial services sector and governments in order…

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Meet the Technology Companies Automating Capital Markets

In an effort to cut costs and make internal processes more interesting, U.S. investment banks are busy trying to automate the process of doing deals. Source: efinancialcareers First they came for the equities traders and the FX traders. Then they came for the CDS index traders. Now, it seems, the computers are changing the jobs of people working in M&A…

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Treasury Today Feature on Overbond and Bond Market Evolution

Treasury Today talks to Vuk Magdelinic on founding Overbond and how the company plans to revolutionize the primary bond issuance process Source: Treasury Today In the second instalment of Treasury Today’s Fintech Focus series, the company takes a look at Canadian start-up, Overbond. Overbond’s CEO, Vuk Magdelinic, explains how the company looks to revolutionise the primary…

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