Asset Management Systems Insights


Asset managers to face stress testing

17th April 2015

Company: bobsguide
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for stress-testing for asset managers, an announcement which has raised questions about whether the sector could become regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). City Wire reports that the IMF believe the industry should come under greater scrutiny because asset managers pose a... read more

The Evolution of Investment Research

8th April 2015

Company: AlphaSense
Investment analysts generate the research and ideas that drive investment returns for financial firms that manage capital for the rest of us. Unfortunately, while analysts deal with a vast amount of information every day, the tools they have available tend to be painfully outdated. This leads to great inefficiencies when discovering and screening... read more

Investment in FinTech reaches $12.2 billion with Europe setting the pace

26th March 2015

Company: bobsguide
Research by management consulting and technology services provider, Accenture shows that investment in the global Fintech sector tripled to a huge $12.2bn (£8.2bn) last year and grew at triple the rate of VC investment. According to the research, the UK accounts for the largest share of European FinTech investment and Europe experienced... read more

Mutual Fund investors can now transact via WhatsApp

24th March 2015

Company: bobsguide
In an attempt to attract retail investors, mutual fund houses are using social media platforms such as WhatsApp and other messaging apps to facilitate transactions in mutual fund products. According to reports, the new facilities will help investors to buy and sell mutual fund products much faster and more easily. Many fund houses are already... read more

FinTech Innovation Awards 2015: Winners and Show Report

19th March 2015

Company: bobsguide
Last night, bobsguide and PaymentEye FinTech held the FinTech Innovation Awards 2015 (FIAs) at The Brewery, London. With over 400 industry experts and delegates in attendance, the awards honoured the highest achievements from the global financial and payments technology industries over the past year, celebrating teams and individuals who are... read more

American FinTech market shows its stripes – four major innovations to make us richer and happier

19th March 2015

Company: bobsguide
As a leading outsourcing partner and operations consultant to the FinTech world in the US, I get to speak with a lot of very interesting companies spanning many niches. It continues to amaze me how well envisioned, executed, and value laden many of these new offerings are. It is exciting to anticipate a future state, of personal finance in... read more

Show report: TSAM Europe 2015

18th March 2015

Company: bobsguide
TSAM Europe is the leading event for companies in the investment management sector. Held annually, the conference brings together strategic business leaders and operational team managers within asset management, fund management, investment management, private wealth and hedge fund firms. TSAM Europe 2015, held yesterday, consisted of hundreds of... read more

Yodlee confirmed as an awards sponsor at FinTech Innovation Awards 2015

5th March 2015

Company: bobsguide
Yodlee Interactive, a leading technology and applications platform, is officially sponsoring the 2015 FinTech Innovation Awards. Built on the foundation of Yodlee’s 15 years of aggregated consumer financial data, Yodlee Interactive empowers visionary entrepreneurs, developers and partners to build the next generation of disruptive and... read more

Q&A Interview: Innotribe explains what it takes to make a start-up successful

27th February 2015

Company: bobsguide
Start-ups often require help, advice and capital to make their product a success and the Innotribe Startup Challenge is the perfect platform to showcase an innovative product to a panel of financial service experts, angel investors, venture capitalists, and leading fintech and financial decision makers. With news that SWIFT is also launching an... read more

Market Practices & Trends in Investment Performance Analysis Executive Summary

23rd February 2015

Company: FactSet
Context BI-SAM is funding a program of research into the business practices that are employed by performance teams within asset management organisations. The research program was initiated in Q2 2014 and will continue in 2015.  The work is being carried out by PK Consulting Ltd and is fully funded by BI-SAM. The program has three main... read more