Survey: Asset managers reveal gap between client reporting value and practice

By Jen Molgano

While attending the Summit for Asset Management conferences held in New York and London, we surveyed approximately 100 senior-level asset managers to learn more about their client reporting views and practices.

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SS&C Deliver 2017 Announcement Roundup

By Jen Molgano and Kendall Reischl

High Angle View Of River Amidst Modern Buildings In City

Back from our annual conference, SS&C Deliver, we’re excited and energized after seeing our clients, engaging in sessions and panels, and enjoying the ‘Windy City’.   We shared several big announcements during our time in Chicago. Read on in case you missed them. Continue reading

Reaping the benefits of a cloud-based service model: Insights from SS&C

By Munther Haddad

Many companies are departing from traditional deployed software models in favor of hosted and cloud-based services. According to Adox Research Follow The Money Insights, a survey of trade lifecycle automation priorities of 72 large asset management firms, shows that managers are extending the use of hosted and managed services in targeted areas in the middle and back-office. This shift is being amplified by the fact that cloud and hosting services can provide clients with more scalability and efficiency. To put the icing on the cake, these services can also automate day-to-day activities, support disaster recovery, as well as deliver database administration and monitoring services. Continue reading

Getting the most out of DBC

By Kade Boone

Learning how to streamline a software program is an often overlooked, yet critical, aspect of making the most of time spent and minimizing mistakes. While most focus only on inputting information, there are a few key ways you can streamline DBC Finance to maximize your output.

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Changes in the investment management industry: Are you ready to adapt?

By Bryan Bashaw

There are some big changes happening in today’s investment management industry. Experts agree that these changes will continue and firms must be prepared to adapt. This shift is happening across products, business models, and the way in which clients are served, which poses some challenges.

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Countdown to Asia’s leading Investment Management Technology Summit: Will China be a game changer?

By Rainer Fuchsluger

It’s just under a week until the SS&C Investment Management Summit 2017 Asia. Returning to Hong Kong on August 24th, the Summit brings together asset managers, wealth managers, and insurance and government agency executives.

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Client reporting: What is it worth?

By Matthew Mancini

A dynamic, integrated, and automated client communications system is more important now than it has ever been. Today’s clients, whether they are individuals or institutions, expect easily accessible investment information and increased transparency. Technology has changed clients’ expectations in virtually every aspect of their lives; money management is no different.

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SS&C survey reveals private equity firms focused on operational efficiency, governance, and transparency – Part 2

By Joe Patellaro

In part 1 of this series, we talked about how today’s private equity firms are increasingly focused on transparency and the current regulatory environment. Here, we examine what respondents say about asset class growth.

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Connecting LPs & GPs at SuperReturn Emerging Markets private equity 2017

By Patrick Couris

Earlier this summer, SS&C was a proud technology sponsor at the SuperReturn Emerging Markets private equity conference.  The annual conference provided in-depth market analysis and debate, high quality panels and content, and ample networking opportunities.  Amongst an intimate group of 300 private equity decision makers, there were general partners (GPs), 130 limited partners (LPs) and several key influencers offering perspectives and representation from all emerging markets.

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SS&C Deliver 2017: panels and presentations for institutional managers

By Jen Molgano

We have a full agenda for our institutional and investment manager clients at SS&C Deliver 2017 this year! Taking place September 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, our sessions and a speaker line-up include interactive demonstrations of our new solutions, discussions around outsourcing trends, and industry best practices. Here is just a sampling of sessions.

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