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Jan 28, 2021

Survey Shows Readiness for New Technology in Insurance Investment Analytics, Accounting and Operations

The insurance industry has seen a lot of changes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some of those changes may become permanent. Traditional investments have experienced a prolonged decline in returns, driving insurers to diversify their portfolios into alternative assets, which has increased both risk and complexity. SS&C recently conducted a survey to assess the state of investment operations among leading North American insurers to determine their plans and ability to adapt to new challenges.

Nov 30, 2020

SS&C Leaders “Take the Stage” at InvestOps 2020 Virtual Global Event

InvestOps has wrapped up their annual global conference, themed, “Reimagining Investment Operations post COVID-19.” SS&C was a proud sponsor and a key participant in three events: an exclusive workshop, a keynote panel and an all-star panel, each lead by distinguished buy-side speakers from organizations such as BlackRock, Sagen, Vanguard, American Fidelity Assurance, and more.  

Nov 13, 2020

Celent study—Singularity and the future of investment accounting operations

With the push for greater efficiency, increased automation and cost reduction comes growing demand for third-party provided services for accounting, administration and investor servicing. Amid changing requirements, tax and accounting rules, insurers and investment management firms look to tools that help them optimize portfolios and make intelligent, timely investment decisions. These firms are often encumbered with dated technology and legacy applications that hinder product development and geographical expansion efforts.

Oct 13, 2020

Insurers seek flexibility without giving up control

Today, technology plays an invaluable role in insurance investment accounting and operations, yet many insurers remain challenged by legacy technology platforms that are outdated, underutilized and lacking in required functionality.  With multiple overlapping and redundant systems that each do part or most of what is needed, the end result is significant offline processes and manual workarounds that introduce human error, risk, extra reconciliation work and audit scrutiny. Compounded by existing system limitations, empty vendor promises and missed deliverables, there is also the uncertainty about the long-term viability and integration capabilities of their current investment accounting solutions.

Jan 31, 2020

SS&C Singularity in Insurance Asset Management Europe 2020

SS&C was recently interviewed for the Insurance Asset Management, Europe 2020 report by Clear Path Analysis. The report examines the effects of uncertainty and volatility on various asset classes, and the opportunities created.

Jan 22, 2020

Adox Research awards SS&C Singularity highest status in five portfolio management & accounting solution categories

In a recent 2019 8x8 report by Adox Research on Portfolio Management & Accounting Solutions, SS&C Singularity™ achieved the status of "differentiated," the highest status awarded, in the categories of Usability, Functionality, Deployment, Service and Vision. 

Jan 14, 2020

Artificial intelligence for insurance investment operations

We recently wrote a piece for Insurance Investor highlighting artificial intelligence and how new innovations can revolutionize middle and back-office operations for insurers.

Oct 10, 2019

How technology is evolving to drive value in investment operations & accounting

In today’s environment of razor-thin and ever-shrinking margins, investment firms face increasing pressure to optimize their middle and back-office operations. One of the keys to achieving this optimization lies in the use of innovative new technologies such as AI and Machine Learning.

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