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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Overbond featured in MaRS Canada’s Fintech Landscape Infographic

Source: MaRS blog: A 5-year look at fintech in Canada [infographic] Fintech companies in Canada are reimagining how we access and spend our money, as well as changing the way that banks and financial organizations interact with consumers. And investors are buying into their innovative solutions. From bank account security software that uses biometric identification…

Read More

Overbond Featured in IOSCO Global Report on Fintech

IOSCO featured Overbond in the Global Report on Fintech as an emerging innovator in bond issuance   About this Report The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) tasked the Committee on Emerging Risks (CER) to collaborate with other IOSCO Committees and lead a study on the evolution of Financial Technologies, including its…

Read More

Predictive Analytics in Financial Services

Source: The Financial Revolutionist When the big data boom grabbed headlines in the early 2000’s, it was because the high-tech industry allocated R&D efforts to develop new data-driven applications for their businesses. Out of these developments came the rise of predictive analytics. It should be noted that predictive analytics represents a different methodology from the more…

Read More

Banks prepare for radical transformation of the regulatory landscape

The future of banking might move towards third-party technologies that would leverage a bank’s large client base, capital position, trust and brand name. This may be the basis for developing new third-party business models or allowing for clients to easily conduct business with one another. Source: The Banker Regulatory pressure Regulatory pressures following the global financial…

Read More