Sentieo: Best AI Technology Provider – There is still a lot of friction in the adoption of technologies which could accelerate the move to more efficient and successful research to drive investments. This is despite a growing appetite for cloud solutions and artificial intelligence on behalf of all types of institutional investors.
Technology & software solutions
Linedata: Best Data Management Solution – Existing in a constantly evolving environment means that the ability to be nimble and capture value when it presents itself is a differentiator in the world of hedge funds. Technology is a driver in this as it supports managers getting value faster.
AlternativeSoft: Best Risk Management Software Provider – In the year since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, investors and managers have had to grapple with shifting due diligence processes to virtual platforms. This has driven innovation among service providers who sought to ensure their clients’ operations remained smooth.
FIS: Best Fund Accounting & Reporting Software – The past year has seen the role of the technology service provider evolve from a more transactional function to a coveted consultative partner.
Glue42, a provider of integrated desktop experiences to financial institutions globally has partnered with Cloud9 Technologies (Cloud9), a specialist in cloud-based communications, to deliver a full suite of voice trading capabilities to the institutional marketplace, providing users remote access to all trading floor connectivity and services.
Options, a provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, has announced compliance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) ISAE3402, SOC1, SOC2 and SOC3 standards.
The fallout from the Greensill collapse in recent weeks has highlighted just how vital it is to have a transparent view on credit risk, whether it is in supply chain finance or the equity tranche of a CLO. In any investment fund the buck stops with the portfolio manager; they are the ones making critical decisions and one must assume they understand the underlying risk.
Vidrio Financial launches Vidrio ‘One’ platform catering to a broader range of alternative investment allocators
Vidrio Financial (Vidrio), a provider of software and data services for institutional alternative allocators globally, has launched Vidrio "One", its first non-enterprise offering driven by increased demand from a broader range of institutional investors including pensions, endowments, foundations, consultants and family offices to allocate across the alternatives landscape.
ACA Group (ACA), a governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services, has re4leased ComplianceAlpha 2021 Q2, the latest version of its regulatory technology (RegTech) platform.
In 2016, SEI issued a paper on what it saw as five major innovations that were causing disruptions both within and outside of their respective industries. The company has revisited those themes – Watsonisation, Googlisation, Amazonisation, Twitterisation, and Uberisation – to provide an up-to-date picture of the innovations occurring in our industry today. Over the next few months SEI will share its findings and recent developments for each theme. Next up: Uberisation…