IHS Markit furthers regtech consolidation with Catena buy

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By Ross Lancaster
06 May 2020

IHS Markit’s announcement this week that it had acquired regulatory technology firm Catena Technologies marked another move towards consolidation in the industry.

Like other regtech firms RegTek Solutions and OpenGamma, Singapore-based Catena began life as a consultancy firm, focusing on the Asia-Pacific region. It worked on low latency trading projects and stock exchanges.   

Its acquisition by IHS Markit marks another step in the consolidation under way in the competitive ...

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