Darren Sinden

Darren is a veteran of the financial markets with almost 36 years of experience under his belt. He has worked in trading, sales, analytical, and research roles, he has been a regular guest & commentator on financial television channels and publications. During his career, Darren has been fortunate to act for and advise major hedge funds and investment banks as well as HNWI. Darren analyses the markets using a blend of technical and fundamental analysis

Moneyfarm takes over Wealthsimple’s UK clients

Canadian Robo-adviser Wealthsimple is leaving the UK market and is closing its operations here. Why is Moneyfarm taking over Wealthsimple’s clients? Wealthsimple is withdrawing from the UK Robo-advice market and will be transferring its 16,000 clients to rivals Moneyfarm, the Anglo Italian money manager. However, the deal with Moneyfarm does not include any of Wealthsimple’s …

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Richard Wilson Interactive Investor CEO

Interactive Investor to be acquired by abrdn for £1.49bn

Interactive Investor the subscription-based investment and share trading platform is being acquired by abrdn, as VC backer JC Flowers decides to make a trade sale rather than IPO, the London based company. Who is buying Interactive Investor? Interactive Investor is being acquired by ABDN the recently rebranded Aberdeen Standard Life one of the UK’s largest …

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Seedrs is to become a Republic in a $100 million deal

UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs is to be acquired by US private investment rival Republic, subject to regulatory approval. What’s the background to the sale of Seedrs? The deal with Republic comes almost nine months after Seedrs was forced to abandon plans to sell out to its principal competitor Crowdcube following objections from the UK’s …

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IG Group

IG Group considers disposal of NADEX & Small Exchange for $216.0 million

IG Group has announced the potential disposal of its interests in NADEX and Small Exchange as the company seeks to rationalise its US operations. What businesses is IG selling? IG Group is proposing to sell the North American Derivatives Exchange or NADEX alongside its stake in Small Exchange Inc in a deal, that if, approved …

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Medium sized prime brokers

FXCM launches its CFD Prime service which will reduce B2B credit risks in OTC trading

Anglo American forex broker FXCM has launched a new service designed to make CFD trading more efficient and cost-effective for brokers. The new B2B service known as CFD Prime is part of the company’s FXCM Pro Initiative. What does the new service offer? CFD Prime will use FXCM’s balance sheet and infrastructure, some of which …

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Moneyfarm hits £2.0 billion in assets under management

Robo-advisor, Moneyfarm the Anglo Italian online wealth manager and investment firm, that matches clients with preselected portfolios, has passed an important milestone with £2bn in assets under management. How much Assets Under Management does Moneyfarm have? Moneyfarm has reached £2.0 billion of assets under management or AUM, the firm which was founded in Milan back …

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