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Aug 4, 2022

Achieving Greater Efficiency Through Middle-Office Optimization

Middle-office operations are critical to your business, but often bogged down by manual processes, paper documents, and human error. Artificial intelligence (AI), digital transformation, intelligent automation, and other next-generation technologies help address these challenges. There are a variety of ways to improve middle-office efficiency and accuracy, such as through outsourcing or hosting services. SS&C is hosting a selection of free webinars related to middle-office operations.

Jul 12, 2022

Operational Challenges for Private Credit Funds

If you follow the private investment markets closely, you have no doubt witnessed the rapid growth of private credit over the past decade. At an average annual rate of 13.5%, private credit (or private debt—the terms are interchangeable) has outpaced the growth of private equity, venture capital and real estate funds globally. And while it is still smaller than those other categories, alternatives analyst Preqin predicts that private credit AUM will exceed that of real estate funds by the end of 2023.

Apr 21, 2022

Is Now the Time for You to Review Your Transformation Journey?

Over the last two years, we’ve seen many businesses quickly adapting to a Work-from-Home (WFH) approach for their teams, lifting and shifting their current processes from a centralized office into a decentralized world.

While this was achieved for most businesses to varying degrees of success, it begs the question: are their current processes still the best way to go?

Aug 9, 2021

As M&A activity thrives, supplier relationships become more strategic

M&A deals are thriving globally in the asset and wealth management space. Whether billion dollar mega deals or smaller scale consolidations, M&A activity remains strong. PwC forecasts 2021 deal volume will outpace last year’s. 

Aug 3, 2021

The operational landscape through the lens of the COO

For most industries, operations has irrevocably changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The asset management industry is no different. Deeply held norms, such as how, when and where work is performed were shattered. What it means to deliver excellent service and drive change took on new meaning and fortitude. The pandemic also reinforced the importance of an effective COO function. Without one, a firm didn’t function.

Dec 2, 2019

How to meet higher customer expectations through digital transformation

There’s a lot of talk about digital transformation and how firms across a number of industries, including insurance, can use it to optimize their operations and cut costs.

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.

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