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Jan 13, 2020

Digital Transformation vs. Intelligent Automation: Why it’s an “and,” not an “or”

By definition, digital transformation takes place when business processes are brought together and aligned with contemporary automation technology across an organization. Workflows become more streamlined, faster, optimized and less risky. That means tasks aren’t siloed, department-specific or done manually any longer. 

Dec 16, 2019

SS&C GlobeOp helps Elan Capital transition to a standalone firm

In 2018 SS&C GlobeOp helped Elan Capital, a spin-off from Pine River Capital, transition from the infrastructure of a multi-billion dollar firm to a standalone firm. A short timeframe of six months was Elan’s biggest challenge, during which they had to secure office space, recruit the right people, and get everything up and running.

Dec 13, 2019

The future of alternative funds

Last month, SS&C co-hosted an Alternative Investment Funds Reception at the London Residence of the Ambassador of Luxembourg, hosted by His Excellency Mr. Jean Olinger, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Court of St James’s in Great Britain.

Dec 4, 2019

Financial services firms continue to outsource mid-to-back-office operations to remain competitive

A growing trend continues among financial services firms to outsource their middle and back-office operations and accounting processes. In a recent SS&C survey of companies in one major buy-side segment, 62% of those firms surveyed cited outsourcing or co-sourcing as a high priority.

Nov 21, 2019

Fundraising in Europe; a guide for US fund managers

The numbers suggest that the European asset management landscape is in good health. For managers looking for new sources of capital or diversification of their investor base, Europe is a very compelling region.

Nov 13, 2019

The problem when asset allocators don’t manage and mitigate operational risks in multi-fund portfolios

Managing operational risk in fund investments has been a topic of discussion for a number of years. In 2003, a Capco whitepaper entitled “Understanding and Mitigating Operational Risk in Hedge Fund Investments” concluded that over 50% of hedge fund failures were due to operational risk. The paper also concluded that this risk could be mitigated through the concept of “Operational Due Diligence” (ODD).

Nov 7, 2019

Could managed data services improve your investment operations?

You can outsource routine, repetitive data management and gain a range of benefits that improve current operations and position you better for future business. Vendors can collect, aggregate, normalize and cleanse data; identify and remediate exceptions; and deliver ready-to-use data to your systems for you.

Oct 29, 2019

Awareness is key to preventing fraud

In order to better understand the means and methods of fraudsters in the digital age, SS&C turned to a panel of industry practitioners representing law enforcement, one of America’s largest banks, a large asset manager, and SS&C’s own experts.

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