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BlogElectronic TradingSellside Trends
23 Feb, 2018

Risk-on Equities Volatility ≠ Risk-off Sellside Equities Trading Tech Rationalisation

Despite recent signs that global equities market volatility is showing signs of life once again after a period of prolonged slumber, investment bank execution franchises should remain mindful of the…
BlogBuyside TrendsRegulationsSellside Trends
3 Nov, 2017

Wholesale Financial Markets Companies & Adaptation to the GDPR: Assessing the Potential Costs

When considering the potential impact that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have on the entirety of the bloc’s corporate economic sector, look no further than the findings…
BlogTechnology Trends
4 Oct, 2017

Process Automation: Synergy to Drive Operational Change

As the efficacy of long-established cost-savings and efficiency efforts dry up, financial institutions seeking to transform their business models are increasingly looking to automation technologies to support process workflow optimisation.


23 Mar, 2018

Cryptocurrencies: Understanding their Cyber Security Risks

Cryptocurrencies: Understanding their Cyber Security Risks Cryptocurrencies have captivated the international financial services industry. 2018 has seen cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin experience outlandish appreciation in value, recording…
19 Mar, 2018

Integrating Cyber Security into the CI/CD Pipeline

One of the most difficult challenges companies face today is how to be more flexible and adaptive in a dynamic business environment. ‘Speed to market’ demands identifying and capitalizing on…
15 Mar, 2018

MiFID II Transaction Cost Calculations Continue to Cause Issues for Asset Managers

Under MIFID II, asset managers were free to use different methods for calculating transaction costs - either by interpreting the MIFID II requirements themselves or, as most firms have done,…


Electronic TradingSellside TrendsVideos
22 Feb, 2017

Video: Trends in Fixed Income Trading — Metamodern Meditations on the Future Market Structure

Russell Dinnage, managing consultant at GreySpark Partners, talks about how the structure of trading in the fixed income market could change over the next five-to-10 years.
Technology AcceleratorTechnology TrendsVideos
29 Nov, 2016

Video: Secure Migration to Cloud Services

Rachel Lindstrom, senior consultant at GreySpark Partners, talks about the drivers behind the increasing adoption of cloud-based services within financial institutions.
Digital Industrialisation & TransformationVideos
3 Nov, 2016

Video: Big Data Use Cases in Financial Services

Rachel Lindstrom, senior consultant at GreySpark Partners, talks about GreySpark's report into key use cases for Big Data technology in the financial sector. The report discusses use cases alongside descriptions…

Press Releases

Press Releases
2 Feb, 2018

GreySpark Launches Technology Accelerator Service

GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, announced the launch of its new Technology Accelerator offering, a suite of services designed to help banks and vendors update and…
Press Releases
1 Feb, 2018

E-commerce Competition Revolves Around Access Channels

A Q4 2017 GreySpark Partners survey of sellside e-commerce trends found that, in 2018, investment banks are competing to deliver the full breadth of their e-commerce services across both their…
Press Releases
6 Sep, 2017

Buyside Influence Seen Slowly Growing on Bonds E-trading Venues

A new report by GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consultancy, analyses an identifiable, ongoing shift in dealer-to-client interactions within the corporate and governments bonds markets away from traditional…