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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.

May 24, 2022

Is Your Firm Too Reliant on Spreadsheets?

While automation has gained more and more speed in recent years, many asset management firms continue to rely on spreadsheets for at least some of their operations. This spreadsheet dependence is often born through workarounds that are created when the normal IT channels aren’t able to meet needed deadlines. Spreadsheets can be perfectly functional tools, but their integration into daily processes can quickly become a problem by moving data away from core systems and introducing manual steps. These manual steps slow down the process and reduce efficiency, in addition to introducing greater potential for errors.

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.

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