Making Global Markets More Efficient and Accessible

19 June 2020

In an important stress-test, the global capital markets have responded and adapted quickly to the unprecedented shock caused by the […]

A&O’s Fuse Launches Cohort 4

01 June 2020

Fuse, Allen & Overy’s tech innovation space, will launch its fourth cohort virtually on 3 June. Each new cohort brings […]

Student-led innovation podcast series launched at Linklaters

16 March 2020

Magic circle firm Linklaters has launched a new innovation podcast series, Linkubator, aimed at students who want to develop their understanding of […]

LSEG-backed Nivaura Introduces Highly-Anticipated Aurora Solution

17 February 2020

The London Stock Exchange Group-backed Fintech firm Nivaura introduced its highly-anticipated product, Aurora, on February 14 to an audience of […]

A&O assists fintech Nivaura to develop bond issuance technology

13 February 2020

Allen & Overy has provided legal expertise and knowledge to fintech company Nivaura, to help in the development of their […]

Banks and exchanges join document automation consortium

28 January 2020

A consortium formed by legal firms to explore the use of a new automated document exchange standard for capital markets […]

Capital markets tech reaches tipping point

13 December 2019

As it spawns innovations everywhere from new issues to collateral management, is blockchain the technological key to digitising capital markets? […]

Aurora Shines into EMTNs

05 December 2019

Nivaura, a fintech startup, has added automation of EMTNs, commercial paper (CP) and certificate of deposits (CD) issuance to its […]

Nivaura boosts automation functionality for Aurora

04 December 2019

“Nivaura, a regulated fintech company focused on primary market digitization and automation, today announced the launch of enhanced functionality for […]

London Startup Aims to Bring Bond Sales Closer to Automation

04 December 2019

A fintech venture backed by some of the largest U.K. law firms and London Stock Exchange Group Plc has launched […]

Consortium formed to push machine-readable trade language

23 October 2019

A new consortium with a focus on General-purpose Legal Mark-up Language (GLML) has been created to facilitate automation in financial markets.

UBS Future of Finance 2019 – Finalists

10 October 2019

Congratulations to the winner of the Digital Transaction Rails & Tokenized Assets – Nivaura. Nivaura streamlines and automates the primary […]

Nivaura hires ex-HSBC syndicate manager

08 October 2019

Nivaura, the fintech firm seeking to digitise primary markets using blockchain technology, has hired a former managing director from HSBC syndicate.

The FinTech50 2019

19 September 2019

It was our most extensive search ever. This year’s FinTech 50 – 50 European fintechs to watch in 2019 – were selected from over 2000 Fintechs across Europe by some of the biggest names in the sector, our international panel.

Santander issues end-to-end blockchain bond

12 September 2019

Banco Santander has issued a $20 million bond that will run its course entirely on an Ethereum blockchain, an innovation that the bank bills as a first step towards a potential secondary market for mainstream security tokens in the future.

Nivaura wins Financial News Capital Markets Startup of the Year

07 June 2019

Nivaura wins Financial News Capital Markets Startup of the Year

Santander Testing Nivaura’s Blockchain-Based Floating Rate Bond

13 May 2019

Capital markets startup Nivaura has developed what it’s calling “the first commercially viable floating rate bond using blockchain technology,” and the new instrument is now being tested by banking giant Santander and LeasePlan, the vehicle leasing company

Three law firms now invested in fintech innovator

04 March 2019

City giant Linklaters and US firm Orrick have joined Allen & Overy by investing in tech company Nivaura, a cloud-based service for the issue and administration of financial instruments.

Nivaura Brings Primary Markets into the Digital Age

27 February 2019

Automating debt and equity new issues comes a step closer with $20 million funding round for a new regulated platform

Blockchain’s `Irrelevant’ in Plan to Automate Investment Banking

27 February 2019

The London fintech firm behind the first regulated cryptocurrency bond is attracting investors to help it automate capital markets without using the blockchain — for now.

London Stock Exchange Group leads $20m Nivaura funding round

27 February 2019

Fintech firm Nivaura has closed a $20m (£15m) seed capital round led by London Stock Exchange Group.

London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Fundraise for Blockchain Startup Nivaura

27 February 2019

Capital markets blockchain startup Nivaura has raised a total of $20 million with the closing of its second seed extension round led by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).