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Oct 16, 2019

Internal Rate of Return vs. Time Weighted Returns

In a recently published whitepaper, SS&C provided insight into the increased popularity of open-end funds. There may be nuances asset managers are not familiar with given their closed-end fund focus—especially their comfort with the prevailing performance measurement tool, Time Weighted Returns (TWRs).

Sep 12, 2019

Commercial real estate managers adopt innovative back office accounting services

Property, asset and portfolio managers are beginning to realize the numerous benefits of contracting out core business processes that have traditionally been performed in-house. Outsourcing front-office operations, such as leasing, isn’t a new phenomenon in the real estate management industry.

Sep 5, 2019

Diversity in Commercial Real Estate Conference and Opportunity Zone Funds

SS&C Real Assets team members attended the “Diversity in Commercial Real Estate Conference” on July 26th & 27th at Columbia University. This event hosted thought leadership panels where some of the topics included real estate private equity, finance, and development & investing, and most attendees turned their attention to Opportunity Zones.

Sep 3, 2019

Mastering the operational challenges of hybrid funds

Hybrid funds emerged from the turmoil of the 2008 financial crisis, when hedge funds experienced a huge amount of redemptions and disorderly liquidations. Hybrid funds share characteristics with both hedge and PE/real asset funds.

Aug 19, 2019

ESG investing: trends and challenges

ESG investing consists of investing in ways that promote sustainable investments made with the intention of generating measurable social and environmental impact alongside financial returns.

Aug 8, 2019

From hype to help: AI adds value to process automation

Process automation is critical to any organization's growth in today's rapidly evolving world of business. To achieve their goals, many companies are turning to emerging technology for help, most notably artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotics.

Aug 2, 2019

4 considerations for selecting property management software

Choosing the right property management software for your business isn’t easy, so it’s important to do your homework. A poor system selection process can have serious consequences. But what should you be looking for, and why?

Jul 29, 2019

Housekeeping made easy – TimeShareWare and MasterCorp

Guests expect a clean room and an easy registration process, so it’s critical for resort personnel to ensure those standards are met for any guest staying on property.  In the shared-ownership industry, everyone understands the impact of positive (or negative) guest feedback that scores a resort’s contribution to overall quality and a superior vacation experience. 

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