outsourcing

Apr 15, 2016

Company executives answer questions as part of Funds Europe's fund administration survey.

Mar 16, 2016

Egyptian hieroglyphsCreating a central book of investment records that tells the entire story of a firm’s activity is at the heart of software development, says Nicholas Pratt.

Feb 12, 2016

Dean LumerAs firms reduce their list of suppliers – partly in response to regulatory pressure to manage provider risk – systems, such as SupplierVision, can play a strategic role, says Dean Lumer, a director at technology firm Knadel Software.

Feb 12, 2016

Race horsesOutsourcing providers are ramping up their offerings but take-up among large managers is still rare. Nicholas Pratt asks if all the competition will be in vain.

Feb 12, 2016

Kavitha RamachandranMS Management Services S.A., a Luxembourg-based subsidiary of Maitland, acts as an external alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) for private equity and real estate (PERE) alternative investment funds.

Jan 22, 2016

James HughesAberdeen Asset Management has appointed James Hughes to the newly created role of head of insurance solutions, within its Investment Solutions arm.

Dec 21, 2015

GlobalisationPortfolio internationalisation by clients in home markets has been a major spur for asset management firms to globalise – and as Nick Fitzpatrick discovers, they are now ready for emerging market investors to do the same.

Dec 21, 2015

SunsetOlivia Vinden and Alex Heasman of Alpha FMC look at the pressure on trading desks and middle offices that global firms face.

Dec 14, 2015

Handshake contractEuropean insurers are uncertain about the ability of asset managers to help them make enough investment returns to be able to meet guaranteed rates for their policy holders.

Nov 19, 2015

Soc Gen will use SmartStream’s Transaction Lifestyle Management (TLM) Reconciliation Programme and its TLM SmartRecs services for its brokerage services. As part of this outsourcing project, TLM Reconciliation Programme will be used across multiple departments to add more risk control points.

TLM SmartRecs will be used to ensure that the on-boarding process is as fast and efficient as possible, according to the firm.

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