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Jun 8, 2022

Continuous Investment in Innovation Pays Off for Our Clients – and Their Clients

As the world’s largest fund administrator, SS&C is in a unique position to identify, respond to, and influence trends shaping the fund industry. Over the last few years, we’ve been right in the middle of two interrelated trends: increasingly rigorous investor due diligence into fund managers’ operational performance, and the increasing interest on the part of fund managers in technology and operations outsourcing.

Apr 27, 2022

Evolving Needs for Fund Administration in Europe

2022 continues to bring exciting change and new opportunities to Fund Administration in Europe. There are many reasons to change fund administrators—including greater use of complex asset classes, diversification into new investment vehicles, such as Private Markets, investor expectations, technology innovation, service quality, cost and the ability to support managers’ growth plans.

Mar 23, 2022

Process and Technology Drift: 6 Steps to Efficiency

Designing and implementing superior processes supported by top technology may yield valuable business results, but taking a “set it and forget it” mentality can lead to process drift. The deterioration can be subtle and happen slowly, but over time erodes margins. Because that erosion is not noticeable until it reaches a level of emergency, the importance of preventative maintenance can get lost in the argument of “if we’re hitting our goals, everything is fine.” However, even small improvements can have a big impact and allow teams to not only hit goals but surpass them.

Feb 15, 2022

SEC Proposes More Transparency for Private Funds: Outsourcing May Help

The SEC has proposed new regulations that would require private funds to disclose to their investors—in standard formats and at standard frequencies—more information than ever required previously. This information includes fund performance figures, fees and expenses, as well as compensation details. Funds would also be required to undergo an annual financial statement audit.

Nov 29, 2021

Changing Fund Administrators Can Be Painless

The decision to change to a new fund administrator can be a scary one, with the potential to burden resources and cause disruption. However, the decision is also often unavoidable, as it is often preceded by an increase in growth and overall needs. Remaining with an existing service provider simply to avoid the task of a daunting conversion process can prove costly, as lapses in service and an inability to scale can impede your ability to compete and perform.

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.

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