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Feb 11, 2021

Innovation – Providing certainty in an uncertain world

We have written extensively about the importance of asset managers’ ability to provide products that are unique and differentiated. This is likely to be especially true as we begin 2021, a year that will probably continue to be characterized by a high degree of uncertainty, which may weigh heavily on investors and their advisors. 

Feb 3, 2021

Bringing alternative strategies to the mass affluent market

The events of 2020 were the toughest test all investment classes have faced since the 2008 financial crisis, and interval funds were no exception. Many funds experienced outflows far higher than normal and were compelled to pro-rate investor redemptions to lower percentages than demanded.

Nov 12, 2020

SS&C Leading Fund Administrator in Asia-Pacific-Focused for Private Capital Funds

Preqin has named SS&C GlobeOp the #1 fund administrator by number of known Asia-Pacific-focused private capital funds serviced. In the wake of continued growth in the region over the past three years, the rankings recognize the most active service providers supporting the private capital industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

Jul 14, 2020

“Build, build, build”—The UK government’s response to COVID-19: infrastructure

When the time comes for the UK to move forward with an infrastructure strategy, will it be new deal or no deal?

We won’t know for sure until autumn 2020 when the delayed National Infrastructure Strategy will be published and we find out how UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will finance his “build, build, build” scheme. What we do know is that the scope of infrastructure planning goes beyond the £5 billion that made the headlines.

Jul 6, 2020

Opportunities in European last-mile logistics

As customers adjusted to pandemic mitigation measures, online orders from western Europe across all retail segments jumped as much as 80% in the first two weeks of April 2020 as compared to the previous year. Experts think these buying habits may become permanent, as the range of products consumers are buying online has expanded to include essentials like groceries and over-the-counter medication.

Mar 4, 2020

SS&C recognized in HFM Global's Alt Credit and US Quant Services Awards 2020

SS&C Technologies and SS&C Advent were recognized in HFM Global’s Alt Credit US Awards 2020, which honor service providers, credit hedge funds, CLO and private debt funds that outperform their competitors and lead the industry in the US.

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.

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