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Sep 22, 2021

Asset manager M&A means technology providers must keep up

The first half of 2021 saw several significant mergers and acquisitions in asset and wealth management, and the activity shows no signs of slowing. According to a recent PwC 2021 Midyear Outlook report, there were 145 transactions in the space in the first six months of the year. PwC anticipates the trend will continue amid ongoing diversification, innovation and transformation trends. SS&C recently sat down with several of our clients to discuss what M&A means for operations—and how technology providers can help their clients succeed.

Aug 4, 2021

Transforming the retail alternative space with SS&C Lyric

In the retail alternatives market, technology is essential to delivering a client experience that attracts customers and earns their loyalty. It’s also vital for creating more transparent, efficient operations to support increased growth. Yet, no solution exists today that digitizes the entire subscription process, simplifies the client experience and provides transparency throughout—until now.

Jul 21, 2021

Microservices: what are they and why you should care

In our last post, we talked about how SS&C approached the development of Lyric. We learned that microservices are a core part of Lyric’s architecture. Modern developers are increasingly adopting microservices due to their agility-focused benefits, and as a result, the architecture is appearing more and more in new technologies. However, for those who work outside the tech world, microservices likely spark some basic questions: what are they, why use them, and what are the benefits?

Jul 20, 2021

How SS&C approached the design and execution of Lyric

What does it take to develop and implement transformational technology? Quite a lot. Resources, vision, investment and expertise to name a few. For SS&C, our Lyric journey began with a well-designed plan focused on the fundamentals: understanding the business and marketplace needs, alignment between tech priorities and business needs throughout the process, and delivering on outcomes.

Jun 28, 2021

Introducing SS&C Lyric. Bold. Ambitious. Now.

SS&C is often known for growth through acquisition, but this really only tells part of the story. In 2020, SS&C spent over $471 million on research and development, and we count among our colleagues some of the top software developers across the world. As a technology house, we drive not only new solutions for our clients, but also move the dial for the financial services industry as a whole.

Jun 24, 2021

Minimize risk and reduce cost with intelligent automation

Today’s businesses increasingly rely on intelligent automation. Many companies are achieving their goals by turning to emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for help.

While both have received a lot of attention in the past, recent advances in processing technology are helping businesses show their work to customers in new and exciting ways.

Jun 10, 2021

The rise of ESG and why it matters to everyone

At the moment, it seems Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is one of the most talked about subjects in the market. Asset Managers have to deal with investor questions, new regulations, national and international studies and reports, market research and an accompanying explosion in ESG data. Trying to stay on top of all of this can be a daunting prospect.

Apr 21, 2021

What you need to know: Planning for Cayman CRS compliance

In April 2020, the Cayman Tax Authority (DITC) announced a new “CRS Compliance Form.” The expansion of requirements under the Cayman automated the exchange of information regime affecting all managers with funds domiciled in Cayman. With this new requirement comes various impacts and changes to Cayman CRS Compliance.

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