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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.

Oct 2, 2020

Open ended funds: changes and opportunities—what are we learning in this market correction?

In the last decade, the popularity of open ended funds has grown. We have seen many of our real assets clients launch such funds in recent years. One of the attributes investors appreciate is the diversity of property types. However, in recent years, we’ve seen the Internet of Things have an impact on various property types. The transition to online shopping, for example, has had an obvious effect on the retail sector.

Sep 4, 2020

Infrastructure investing: mind the gap!

Despite financial and political risks and the COVID-19 pandemic, the appetite for Infrastructure Investing continues to rise. Increasing population, aging transportation, outdated data centers and the availability of more efficient green technologies highlights the need for infrastructure investment. Healthy infrastructure has a huge impact on global communities’ ability to thrive and for local economies to prosper.  While it seems that managers have been successful in raising funds, deployment has been slow for many managers.   

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.

May 28, 2020

Pension funds: the infrastructure opportunity

As economies around the world begin to switch back on, it’s time for pension funds to shift focus from short-term cash commitments to seizing the longer term, inflation-hedged infrastructure opportunities.

May 28, 2019

MIPIM 2019: Engaging the Future

In March 2019, SS&C sent two teams to Cannes for the largest European real estate industry event of the year, le Marché International des Professionnels de l’IMmobilier, or MIPIM. This was the 30th consecutive year for MIPIM, which hosted nearly 30,000 attendees and exhibitors at the four-day event.

Feb 13, 2019

Making fund administration simple for private equity funds with real property investments

Real asset and private equity firms are expanding their core investment strategies to include real estate as a means to balance risk and achieve consistent, longer-term returns.

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