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1010data launches data set tracking shopping centre revenues

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 07:47

1010data, an integrated cloud platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, has launched 1010data Shopping Center Insights. »

Craig Bridgewater, KPMG

KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 14:00

To investigate the extent to which technology is disrupting the financial services sector, KPMG recently partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to determine how managers are responding.  »

Niels Nielsen, ZEDRA

ZEDRA signs Sovos to automate multi-jurisdiction AEOI tax reporting

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 10:05

ZEDRA, an independent fund specialist in trust, corporate and fund services, has placed an order with Sovos – the tax compliance software experts – for its AEOI Reporting solution. »

Paul Kneen, Pacific Fund Systems

Pacific Fund Systems appoints cloud services manager

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 13:13

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), a provider of fully integrated fund administration software via its PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Didier Lucotte as cloud services manager in the firm’s European operations team. »

Michael Gottstein, Berdon Fund Services

Berdon Fund Services selects FundCount software

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:06

Berdon Fund Services, a New York-based fund administrator has incorporated FundCount’s accounting and investment software into its service offering.  »

Juniper Square launches real estate investment management software

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 09:53

After two years of serving a select group of real estate investment managers, Juniper Square has announced the general launch its investment management software. »

Charles Street adopts LandMark 4 property management system

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 12:47

Charles Street Buildings Group (CSB), an East Midlands-based property investment company, has installed LandMark 4, a property management system from Hexagon Software. »

Qube partners with Engage to boost build-to-rent sector

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 09:02

Qube Global Software has entered into a partnership with property technology firm Engage to deliver self-service portals to residents within the build-to-rent sector.  »

Citco launches automated ILPA fee reporting solution

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 08:39

The Citco Group of Companies has launched an automated system to assist its private equity firm clients with the various ILPA fee reporting requirements. »

Qube partners with BMU to bring savings to block managers

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 09:12

Qube Global Software has partnered with Block Management Utilities (BMU) to enable its residential block management customers to outsource the management of their utilities services. »

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 09:07

Royal London Asset Management has selected the Confluence’s Unity NXT AIFMD Annex IV transparency reporting solution to support the company’s growing alternative investment fund business. »

JLL selects Precision LM to support agency lending operations

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 14:26

JLL has selected SS&C Technology’s Precision LM commercial/multifamily loan management solution to support its agency lending operations. »

Todd Moyer, Confluence

RegTech to trigger asset management back office transformation in 2017

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 09:10

Confluence predicts that the rise of regulatory technology (RegTech) in 2017 will trigger a transformation of the asset management back office, with improved data management and technology solutions delivering operating model improvements through automation. »

Philip Tham, Citco

Citco launches enhanced risk and transparency offering

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:07

Citco has launched an enhanced version of its risk and transparency offering which will enable clients to monitor and assess risk using flexible, customisable tools. »

Bill Stone, SS&C

Grand Coast Capital selects SS&C for loan solution and fund admin

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 09:27

Grand Coast Capital Group has selected SS&C's Precision LM loan servicing and accounting solution and SS&C's fund administration services. »

Jesper Steiness, SS&C Advent

Fintech helps automate alternative funds

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:09

At SS&C Advent, an independent unit of SS&C Technologies who collectively support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, there has been, according to Jesper Steiness (pictured), Director of Global Accounts, a clear growth of interest among fund managers and service providers to improve automation with respect to alternative portfolio accounting and reporting.  »

Technology transforming real estate investment strategies, says JLL

Thu, 13/10/2016 - 09:32

Technology, data and digital disruption is transforming work spaces and real estate investment strategies, according to a series of reports from JLL – Workspace. »

Qube Global Software launches Qube Connect Partner Programme

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 08:59

Property and facilities management software provider Qube Global Software has launched Qube Connect Partner Programme, a network of software and service providers. »

RFA launches secure multi-cloud platform

RFA launches secure multi-cloud platform

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 07:48

RFA (Richard Fleischman and Associates) has launched the RFA Multi-Cloud platform, which securely combines public and private cloud services into one managed solution. »

Satuit selects CenturyLink as its hosting partner

Satuit selects CenturyLink as its hosting partner

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 10:10

Satuit Technologies, a provider of software solutions for the professional investment market, has partnered with CenturyLink to offer cloud-based hosting of its SatuitCRM and SatuitCRA software. »

Nuveen teams with Artivest to provide easier access to alternative investments

Nuveen teams with Artivest to provide easier access to alternative investments

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 07:11

Nuveen has teamed with Artivest, a technology-driven alternatives investment platform, to bring alternative investments capabilities to RIAs, family offices, private banks and other financial advisers serving qualified high-net-worth investors. »

Technology

Chapter 5: Technology considerations

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 15:44

Cloud technology - The scale of a manager's IT infrastructure will largely depend on the type of trading strategy. A quantitative market neutral statistical arbitrage fund is likely going to spend more capital on front-office portfolio management, risk management systems and server storage capabilities than a specialist credit strategy that trades infrequently.  »

Dean Hill

For start-ups: Four pillars of cyber security defence

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 15:38

By Dean Hill, Executive Director, Eze Castle Integration - There is no shortage of threats to financial services firms, and the list of requirements from investors and regulators alike is growing at a rapid pace. As a startup, it's important to demonstrate to investors that you take your business seriously, hence, investments in operational excellence are required. On the cybersecurity front, that means leveraging technology infrastructure with robust, security-rich features including intrusion detection and ongoing traffic monitoring, regular vulnerability assessments and next-generation software, firewalls and patches to keep hackers out and firm assets secure. »

LondonMetric adopts Hexagon’s LandMark 4 property management solution

Tue, 05/07/2016 - 09:59

LondonMetric Property, a London-based real estate investor in retailer-led distribution and out of town and convenience retail, is adopting LandMark 4, the latest property management solution from Hexagon Software.  »

Bob Guilbert

Grading your cloud provider: four critical criteria

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 13:08

By Bob Guilbert – You're a new fund manager, and somewhere on your task list the letters "IT" are probably followed by a question mark. Odds are, you don't have a technology background, so as your firm's Chief Operating/Financial/Compliance Officer (or in some cases, Portfolio Manager), the sudden responsibility you've undertaken as your firm's de facto IT Manager is intimidating at best.  »

Clouds

Chapter 4: Technology considerations

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 13:05

Cloud technology – The scale of a manager's IT infrastructure will largely depend on the type of trading strategy. A quantitative market neutral statistical arbitrage fund is likely going to spend more capital on front-office portfolio management, risk management systems and server storage capabilities than a specialist credit strategy that trades infrequently.  »

James Willaims, Hedgeweek

Man & machine: Building a knowledge platform to develop predictive prowess in asset management

Thu, 17/12/2015 - 12:38

Big changes are afoot across a broad spectrum of the financial services industry. For example, in the wealth management and investment advisory space, thanks to huge technological developments in recent years, traditional wealth managers have a new competitor to face; the robo adviser, which sounds exciting but it is less the Terminator and more machine learning software, using algorithms to learn investor behaviour and automatically invest into portfolios based on clients' goals and risk threshold.  »

IM Properties upgrades property management software to Hexagon’s LandMark 4

Thu, 22/10/2015 - 23:17

IM Properties (IM has upgraded its property management software to LandMark 4.   »

MRI Software migrates over 75 per cent of North American clients to flagship property management software

MRI Software migrates over 75 per cent of North American clients to flagship property management software

Wed, 14/10/2015 - 14:52

MRI Software has migrated over 75 per cent of its North American clients to its flagship property management software, Version X, and projects a continued aggressive pace of migrations for the rest of the year. »

Buddy Doyle, Oyster Consulting

SEC could start issuing more exam fines for poor cybersecurity controls

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 09:41

The saying goes that ‘familiarity breeds contempt’ but when it comes to staying cyber secure, nothing could be further from the truth. Fact is, investment managers should be integrating cybersecurity issues, be they regulatory updates, software updates from their IT vendors, into their weekly meetings.  »

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