Electra Information Systems

Electra provides intelligent post-trade operations workflow and data solutions and managed services for reconciliation, trade matching, settlement and fee billing to global buy-side investment managers and service providers to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, and enhance counterparty and investor experiences.

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Bad Recs Can Halt Front Office Growth: Q&A

5th October 2019

John Landry, CEO of Electra Information Systems, talks to FTF News about industry issues and why the company won the Best Reconciliation Solution award for the third time in a row in 2018.
Why Investment Managers Should Stop Managing Reconciliation Processes in Silos

5th October 2019

An investment manager’s post-trade operations environment generally evolves as the firm grows. Technology solutions are important for helping firms manage increased trade volumes, mitigate risk and lower costs. Operational efficiency is always the goal, but over time, siloed solutions used to manage a particular area of operations get in the way...
Electra Reconciliation Update Will Use Machine Learning: Q&A

5th October 2019

Following Electra's win of the 2019 FTF News Technology Innovation award for Best Reconciliation Solution (its fourth consecutive win in this category), FTF News got time with Todd Sloan, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Product Management for Electra. Sloan says that the next release of the vendor’s flagship offering will feature...
Improving Efficiency In the Reconciliation Investigation Process

29th July 2019

The reconciliation process can become cumbersome when an exception is identified, and the investigation process begins. It is at this moment when different data sources need to be accessed to troubleshoot a break and determine the root cause of an exception. The time and effort taken to open different applications and web pages, sort through the...
Four Reasons Why Hedge Funds Should Shadow Their Fund Administrator

29th July 2019

One of the most important responsibilities of the fund administrator is to calculate the fund net asset valuation (NAV). After speaking with several operations professionals across the hedge fund space, we identified four main reasons why an investment manager should shadow their service provider or fund administrator; pricing issues, staffing...
How Firms Can Rise Above the SEC’s Issues with Advisory Fee Billing

29th July 2019

It has been about a year since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a risk alert that “Most Frequent Advisory Fee and Expense Compliance Issues Identified in Examinations of Investment Advisers.” Such inappropriate fee billing and expense practices may violate the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the rules implementing it,...
Six Huge Risks Investment Managers Take When Using Spreadsheets for Fee Billing

29th July 2019

In the investment management world, financial services teams, CFOs and operations teams often use spreadsheets for client fee calculation and billing. While the endless formulas, worksheet linking, and cross-tab capabilities may make spreadsheets a good choice at first, firms will quickly realize the complexity and risk they end up creating. Here...
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

20th April 2017

Read all about our clients' experiences using Electra solutions.