Asset Management Systems Insights

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FCA launches hub to support fintech innovation

29th October 2014

Company: bobsguide
The Financial Conduct Authorities (FCA) pledged to unlock the benefits of financial technology innovation at the launch of the Innovation Hub in London this week. Speaking at the launch, Martin Wheatley (Chief Executive of the FCA) said: “The FCA is here to make financial markets work well for consumers. Innovation can benefit consumers.... read more
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Achieving Best Practice in Performance Measurement and Analysis

8th October 2014

Company: FactSet
To paraphrase the renowned Irish physicist Lord Kelvin: “If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it.” The concept behind Lord Kelvin’s statement is one familiar to the asset management industry. Huge resources are devoted to measuring and analysing investment performance to establish: 1.Whether or not the level of... read more
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Unleashing Big Data into the open

15th September 2014

Company: Thomson Reuters
There is no doubt today that big data is spurring innovation. Online retailers use it to better serve customers and thus improve their bottom lines, while sites such as Google and Facebook use it to target ads with incredible precision. The “internet of things” will soon know everything about what’s going on in our physical... read more
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Large Scale Implementation Readiness

2nd September 2014

Reaching the “go live” stage of a large scale implementation in any field of endeavor represents the culmination of efforts spanning multiple people, departments and systems as well as a substantial expenditure of time and money. In large system implementation projects much upfront attention is paid to details such as suitability of... read more
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How new alternative finance laws will impact SMEs

20th August 2014

Company: Funding Options
Chancellor George Osborne and the UK government are aiming to introduce new laws that will oblige big banks to point their rejected business loan customers in the direction of other options and alternative routes to funding. The news is being welcomed by most with an interest in the SME sector, which has seen funding from traditional lenders dry up... read more
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Interview: GFT Group acquire Rule Financial - expand consultancy and source innovation through CODE_n

12th August 2014

Company: bobsguide
In order to keep up with customer demand organisations within the financial services sector need to source innovation in new places and utilise their big data. German IT solutions providers GFT Group has grown in both size and reach throughout their 25 years in the industry. The company has gained success through strategic acquisitions and... read more
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Alternative Investments – Why Data Management is the Key to Success

7th August 2014

Company: Taliance Ltd
The alternative investment sector is expanding rapidly and becoming more and more competitive.  Asset management is increasingly migrating into private equity and real estate. Firms are also diversifying at a rapid rate into asset classes such as infrastructure and real assets like timber, agriculture and energy. Yet, in line with this, the... read more
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Moving to the cloud

1st July 2014

Company: bobsguide
As Cloud Computing continues to grow and more B2B organisations move to the cloud, many companies in the financial services sector still have concerns about the security of data. Industry experts believe that Cloud Computing has the ability to revolutionise the entire computer industry and cloud is continuing to transform the way organisations do... read more
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Now Is The Time to Invest In Technology that Enables Growth

23rd June 2014

Company: SS&C
The investment management industry is poised for change, driven by growth and globalisation. Numerous industry publications have highlighted how growth may fundamentally change how asset managers operate and compete. For example, PwC’s recent paper titled “Asset Management 2020: A Brave New World” predicts that global AuM will... read more
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Industry Unprepared for the New World of OTC Derivatives Trading

5th June 2014

Company: IPC
It is still early days in the trading of over the counter (OTC) derivatives on swap execution facilities (SEFs) and organised trading facilities (OTFs). Even though it has been over four years since the G20 first proposed initiatives to mitigate systemic risk and promote transparency in the global OTC derivatives market, practitioners believe the... read more