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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Boutique asset managers: The path to scale

By Lee Burchell

Markets and regulations are constantly evolving, expensive internal operating models impede scalability, and savvy investors recognize that growth cannot be achieved if internal costs are unsustainable. How can boutique firms meet these challenges and stay competitive?

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Going the distance: Attracting the elusive millennial investor, part 1

By Nick Curwen

As any sports enthusiast knows, the best teams are the ones that properly execute the basics. Asset management is a performance game and any firm that fails to generate sustainable, consistent returns faces intense pressure from its clients. However, improvements need to go beyond performance, particularly given the rapid evolution happening in today’s asset management and investor world.

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Ireland, the jurisdiction of choice for global fund managers

By Colin Keane

Global fund managers consider Ireland their domicile of choice; since 2012, the assets serviced in Ireland have doubled. Eighteen of the top twenty global asset managers have Irish funds, and over 800 fund managers across 50 countries are being serviced in Ireland. It’s no surprise that Ireland is quickly being recognized as the domicile of choice for investment funds.

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Save time and money with automated middle- to back-office solutions, part 2

By Van Nguyen

In this second part of our 9-part series, we examine the impact an efficient and automated trade capture process has on your business’ bottom line.

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Simplify the day-to-day with investment operations automation, part 1

By Inderjit Gawera

Meeting the demands of daily operations can be difficult especially with ever-increasing volumes, fund and instrument innovation, evolving regulation and tax rules, and tighter servicing agreements. To keep up, managers often introduce specialist systems and tactical workarounds to manage investment operations.

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What’s driving the UCITS phenomenon: Part 1

By Colin Keane

Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities(UCITS) have dominated the European funds market for more than two decades; assets under management equal more than €8.3 trillion, representing 60% of the European market (according to EFAMA Sept, 2016). Highly regulated, transparent, and liquid are synonymous with UCITS. So in an ever-changing market where investors seek absolute risk-adjusted returns, why are UCITS moving away from traditional strategies towards alternatives? And what opportunities does this present?   

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Asset management: Data accuracy is key

By Dianna Farkas, SS&C GWP, I&IM

Without accurate asset information, asset management decision making and client reporting are unreliable and expose you and your company to unnecessary risk. What’s the best way to ensure your asset information is always accurate and up-to-date? Let’s find out.

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Want a more profitable wealth management practice? Technology gets you there

By: Stephen Newman

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Today’s wealth managers are always looking for ways to provide more efficient and personal service to their clients. A recent SS&C webinar looked at a number of trends in the marketplace and how managers can provide clients with more personal service while still efficiently managing their businesses, growing their client base, and ensuring they’re on top of compliance obligations.  
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SS&C Survey Cites Regulatory Changes Enabling More Investment Options as Both Key Driver and Challenge for APAC Asset Managers

By: Arjun Jayamohan

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As a world leader in technology for asset and wealth management operations, it is crucial for SS&C to stay ahead of the curve in providing the technology products and services the industry demands in various global markets, both now and in the future. SS&C’s 2016 “Wealth Management Operations & Technology Survey of Trust and Asset Managers in the Philippines” is just one of the many ways we keep our finger on the pulse of Asia/Pacific Financial Services Industry trends.
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