Sovereign wealth funds in Gulf Arab states are looking at opportunities in new areas, such as technology, to lessen their reliance on volatile oil markets.
This is in addition to the available baskets for the Swiss SMI 20, German DAX 30, MIB 40 and the Spanish IBEX 35 index.
Alfa counts Barclays, Mercedes-Benz and Bank of America as customers, supplying firms with software used to manage loans
The goal of the program is to enhance and refresh portfolio managers' skills in asset valuation, portfolio construction, and risk management.
But the colder London climate has not deterred him. 10 months after he took the helm of the Parmenion platform, it boasts £3 billion of assets under management, up £1.1 billion from the previous year.
Nets said the acquisition will "enable it to deliver payment innovations that are simple, swift, secure and accessible to its customers".