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Inside the public-cloud strategies for 6 top investment firms looking to use the tech cut costs and analyze data faster

The buy side is embracing the public cloud. Samantha Lee/Business Insider Buy-side firms are increasingly looking to migrate workloads to the public cloud. Some view the move as a recruiting tool, while others hope to cut costs and increase compute power. Here's an inside look at six firms' strategies when it comes to the public cloud. The buy side is aiming for the clouds.Top hedge funds, investment firms, and private-equity shops are turning to public clouds managed by Amazon We...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Finance, Wall Street, Trends, Treasury, Ibm, Blackstone, Amazon Web Services, Hedge Funds, Sigma, Cto, Steve Cohen, AQR, David Siegel, Stecher


The buy side's big bet on cloud: Here's how firms like Point72, Blackstone, and Millennium are leveraging the tech to their advantage

The buy side is embracing the public cloud. Samantha Lee/Business Insider Buy-side firms are increasingly looking to migrate workloads to the public cloud. Some view the move as a recruiting tool, while others hope to cut costs and increase compute power. Here's an inside look at six firms' strategies when it comes to the public cloud. The buy side is aiming for the clouds.Top hedge funds, investment firms, and private-equity shops are turning to public clouds managed by Amazon We...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Finance, Wall Street, Trends, Treasury, Ibm, Blackstone, Amazon Web Services, Hedge Funds, Sigma, Cto, Steve Cohen, AQR, David Siegel, Stecher


Mansions for kids - Life after Google Plex - Citco's AWS journey

Welcome to Insider Finance. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.On the agenda today:Wealthy baby boomers are using loans to buy their children homes and save on taxes.Banks that partnered with Google on its digital bank account describe what's next.Citco gave us an inside look at its massive migration to AWS.Let's get started. Wealthy parents are using cheap loans to buy their adult chil...
Tags: Google, Trends, Bloomberg, New York Times, SEC, Harry, Goldman Sachs, Reuters, Meghan, Francisco Partners, Matt Rourke, Citco, Taylor Hill WireImage Getty, INA FASSBENDER AFP, Jessie Casson Getty, Jordan Parker Erb


United States: Supply And Demand With Citco's Michael Peterson And Shiraz Allidina - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In this week's FFF: Industry Conversations, Cadwalader partner Samantha Hutchinson sits down with Citco's Michael Peterson and Shiraz Allidina to discuss market growth, the globalization of fund finance products, institutional capital and more.
Tags: News, United States, Michael Peterson, Taft LLP, Citco, Shiraz Allidina Cadwalader Wickersham, Samantha Hutchinson, Shiraz Allidina


HGGC announces promotions

HGGC said March 26 that it promoted the following executives to partner: Les Brown, John Block, Steven Leistner, Harv Barenz and Lance Taylor.  The Palo Alto, California buyout shop said it elevated other executives including Kurt Krieger to chief legal officer. PRESS RELEASE HGGC Promotes Ten, Hires Five Following Strategic Investment Five Elevated to Partnership Group   PALO ALTO, Calif.—March 26, 2019 —HGGC, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, today announced several promo...
Tags: Europe, Trends, People, Harvard, Jay, Broadcom, Stanford University, Chris, Princeton University, Peter, Rosa, Calif, Greg, Kurt, Lindsay, Lance


Zygus appoints Barden as managing partner

Zygus Capital has hired Geoff Barden as a managing partner. In addition to his new position at Zygus Capital, Barden is an analyst at 1st Source Bank. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 20, 2019 Zygus Capital, a partner-owned investment firm, today announced that Geoff Barden has joined Zygus Capital as a Managing Partner. In his new role, Mr. Barden will be a strategic advisor to Zygus’s Chairman, CEO, and Founder Paul Ho. “Mr. Barden brings great expertise and experience in asset allocati...
Tags: New York, California, Washington, New York City, Trends, Indiana, People, Royal Bank Of Scotland, University of Pennsylvania, Citi, Ho, Geoff, United States Army, Barden, PRWEB, Walter Reed Army Hospital


Zygus Capital taps Besas as managing partner

Zygus Capital has named Christian Besas as a managing partner. Besas will serve as director of investment research. Previously, he was an analyst in the leveraged finance group at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 08, 2018 Zygus Capital, a partner-owned investment firm, today announced that Christian Besas has joined Zygus as a Managing Partner. His role is Director of Investment Research, as the firm expands its investment scope and research capabiliti...
Tags: New York, California, Washington, New York City, Trends, People, Royal Bank Of Scotland, University of Pennsylvania, Christian, Citi, Ho, New York Ny, United States Army, Madison Avenue, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, SMBC


LightPoint Financial raises Series A

LightPoint Financial Technology said Sept. 26 that it completed a Series A round led by Citco Group of Cos and Ares Management LP. Financial terms weren’t announced. LightPoint, of Tarrytown, New York, is a trading, risk and analytics technology provider. TAP Advisors LLC advised LightPoint. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — LightPoint Financial Technology (“LightPoint”), a trading, risk and analytics technology provider, today announced the completion of a Series A investmen...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, London, Australia, New York City, Trends, Fintech, Ares Management, ARES, Bor, Tarrytown New York, DLT, VC Deals, Patrick Hughes, Credit Private Equity, United States Europe Asia


Zygus appoints Mucci as managing partner

Zygus Capital has named John Mucci as a managing partner. Mucci will also serve as director of public relations and communications. Mucci will report to Paul Ho, chairman, CEO and founder of Zygus Capital. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 Zygus Capital, a partner-owned investment firm, is pleased to announce that John Mucci has joined Zygus Capital as a Managing Partner. His role is Director of Public Relations and Communications, and he will report to Paul Ho, Chairman, CEO, an...
Tags: New York, California, Washington, New York City, Trends, People, Connecticut, Royal Bank Of Scotland, Heineken, University of Pennsylvania, John, Ba, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Citi, Ho


Designer Profile: Zaha Hadid

Watching the Winter Olympic Games put me in mind of iconoclastic Iraqi architect and designer Zaha Hadid, since one of her first built commissions was a ski jump in Austria. Although the world lost Hadid unexpectedly in 2016, her legacy lives on. 1. Bergisel Ski Jump Forgetting Hadid’s revolutionary architectural wonders for the moment, which challenged our views of how we inhabit buildings and how they affects us as we move within them, I thought we’d narrow the focus to her furniture design,...
Tags: Books, Austria, DuPont, Zaha Hadid, Seamless, Futuristic Design, Bergisel Ski Jump, ARIA, Hadid, David Gill, Richard Blais, Zaha Hadid Architects ZHA, Designer Profile, ZHA, Citco, Corian


MUFG Investor Services taps Griffiths as MD and fund financing global head

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has named Ben Griffiths as managing director and global head of fund financing. Previously, Griffiths was managing director and CEO of Citco Financial Products, a subsidiary of Citco Group. PRESS RELEASE LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Ben Griffiths as Managing Director, Global Head of Fund Financing. He will be b...
Tags: Japan, New York, London, Trends, Bank Of America, People, Tokyo, Group, FX, Griffiths, CFP, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, The Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc, Ben Griffiths, MTU


Citco beefs up team with new hire

The Citco Group of Companies has appointed Barbara Flusk as senior executive vice president, head of real estate fund services. Previously, Flusk worked at Clarion Partners where she most recently served as senior vice president of financial operations. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Citco Group of Companies (“Citco”) today announced that Barbara Flusk has joined the company in the newly created role of Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Real Estate Fund Services. Ms. Flusk wil...
Tags: New York, Trends, People, Barbara, Thomas Edison State College, Clarion Partners, AICPA, RREEF, Citco Group of Companies, Barbara Flusk, Flusk, Real Estate Fund Services Ms Flusk, Jay Peller Head of Fund Services, Citco, Financial Operations, Deutsche Asset Wealth Management