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Brian Crowley, Broadridge

Asset management operational model continuing to undergo an evolution

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 09:50

There has been a continued evolution of the asset management operating model over the last couple of years. Gradually, both traditional long-only managers and alternative fund managers have been shifting away from a multi-vendor, purpose built system model to more of a single vendor model, outsourcing many of the middle- and back-office functions at the same time.  »

Joseph Bartolotta, Meyler Capital

Hey! Your marketing light is on

Wed, 10/05/2017 - 13:52

By Joseph Bartolotta (pictured) – How many vehicles are on the road today with a “Schedule Service” message displayed on the instrument panel? And how many drivers will ignore it for yet another day? Why do we ignore those messages? »

Jeremy Davies, RSRCHxchange

Unlocking the research market

Wed, 10/05/2017 - 11:19

Research unbundling is creating a whole new marketplace model for research procurement and consumption.  »

Skyscrapers

How and why private equity firms are transforming the back office

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 08:45

For private equity fund managers, the daily task list is growing in both its length and its complexity – and in many cases, these tasks fall outside the scope of a manager’s expertise or general interest. Technology, for example, is not a hidden skill most fund managers or C-level execs can tout. And as IT evolves and its complexity grows, many private equity firms are looking for opportunities to evolve the back office and leverage outsourced support – freeing up managers to spend more time on what they do best – raising and investing in successful funds. »

Rafay Farooqui. RAF Platform

Rocaton partners with SAF Platform to provide alt investment research

Fri, 14/04/2017 - 12:52

Rocaton Investment Advisors has formed a partnership with SAF Platform, a New York City based financial technology firm to offer offer private capital and hedge fund research to institutional investors. »

Shankar Iyer, Viteos

Viteos awarded Best Global Shadow Accounting Firm 2017 at Hedgeweek Global Awards

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 08:32

Global hedge fund middle office and accounting firm Viteos has been awarded Best Global Shadow Accounting Firm at the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017. »

Ian Webster, Axioma

Axioma - Best Risk Management Solutions Provider

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 17:03

Axioma was founded by Chief Executive Officer Sebastian Ceria in 1998 and is a leading provider of innovative risk and portfolio management solutions, supporting the industry's largest, most sophisticated hedge fund managers and asset management groups. The company's product offering enables clients to consistently and effectively analyse risk in order to improve investment strategy, risk reporting and operational efficiency across an entire organisation. »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners

Agecroft Partners - Best Third Party Marketing Firm

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:55

Agecroft Partners was founded by Don Steinbrugge (pictured), who has 33 years of experience in the institutional investment management industry, including previously serving as the head of sales for one of the world's largest hedge funds and institutional investment management firms.  »

Mush Ali, One ten Associates

One Ten Associates - Best Fund Management Recruitment Firm

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:43

London-based One Ten Associates is a specialist recruitment firm set up by Founding Partner, Mush Ali (pictured), in 2011 to service the non-investment hiring needs of the hedge fund and private equity sector. Mush is a qualified accountant who previously worked at KPMG and General Electric before switching to recruitment in 2004. »

Henrietta Hirst, CitySavvy

CitySavvy - Best Global Public Relations Firm

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:33

Twelve-years old CitySavvy specialises in creating communications programmes for asset management sector firms and financial institutions. "Our core expertise is international media relations programmes and profile raising for clients via thought leadership, engagement with business and media outlets, conference participation and so on," comments Henrietta Hirst, Managing Director of CitySavvy.  »

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