Asset Management Systems Insights
21st May 2020
Fintech firms expect it will take over a year for their sectors to bounce back from the impacts of the coronavirus, according to a bobsguide survey conducted in April and early May.
But while most respondents reported a negative impact from the pandemic – with a sudden drop in sales and quick re-structuring of their business models –... read more
27th January 2020
Facing a slew of industry complications, asset managers today are increasingly investing in tech to alleviate pain points – but comprehensive tech solutions are needed to ease complexity.
In 2014, PwC reported that 2020 would see the asset management industry, known for occupying a relatively low-tech infrastructure, embrace a tech-centric... read more
2nd January 2020
CSI appoints new CFO
US-based computer services firm CSI announced on December 13 that Brian Brown has been appointed as the company’s chief financial officer, with immediate effect.
“I am pleased to announce that Brian Brown has been named CSI’s new Chief Financial Officer,” says Steven Powless, chairman and... read more
5th December 2019
After more than a decade of intensifying regulatory scrutiny, and calls for greater transparency across financial markets, it is striking that so many capital markets participants are still mired in compliance-related IT and data complexity without an end in sight. Ultimately, this is because they have not solved some fundamental trade data... read more
2nd December 2019
Gary Barr is the chief data officer at BNY Mellon. We caught up with him to discuss changes in data culture, the organisation’s data management strategy, and different approaches to fintech partnerships.
There has been a lot of talk around central storage and data cleansing. What is BNY Mellon’s approach to managing the... read more
21st November 2019
Each year, the bobsguide Rankings become more competitive, reflective of the vibrant fintech ecosystem and the market it serves.
We ask the market to vote for those firms they believe to stand out from the competition – those who have gone the extra mile in terms of development and servicing their customers. As well as sector specific... read more
10th October 2019
It will take a couple of years for BNY Mellon to cleanse its data so it can be used across the company, according to the bank's global head of digital partnerships, Lucien Foster.
“We are creating a data lake for ourselves and that is really the foundation of what the digital group is looking at and hydrating that lake,”... read more
7th October 2019
Marlena Fitts is Director, Product Marketing at Solovis
Understanding GIPS 2020 Standards and what asset owners need to do from a compliance perspective has become crucial for those in the market. A recent StatPro article on bobsguide provides a high-level overview of the GIPS 2020 changes that would be required at the end of the... read more
27th September 2019
RBS appoints a new CEO
Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the appointment of Alison Rose as new chief executive officer. Rose will succeed CEO Ross McEwan who will step down on November 1 to take up the role of chief executive at the National Australia Bank. She has served the bank for over 27 years.
RBS Chairman Howard... read more