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

By Stephen Newman

Today’s wealth managers are always looking for ways to enhance their client service. Our recent 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’s 2017 Thailand User Conference

By: Rainer Fuchsluger

This past February, SS&C hosted the inaugural Thailand User Conference at the Compass Skyview Hotel in Bangkok. We were pleased to welcome over 50 guests representing 20 institutional asset management and insurance companies. The key themes at the User Conference were regulatory change, especially IFRS9, and SS&C’s best practices for resolving operational challenges.

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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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Finding the best middle- and back-office solutions for your business

By: Jad Fares

Current rising markets and increased competition are drastically changing the investment management landscape, putting pressure on your middle- and back-office. In order to stay competitive, you need a state-of-the-art solution that provides unparalleled performance measurement, attribution, and reconciliation functions.

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Hedge funds: It’s time to consider outsourcing performance and analytics

By: Denis Melekhov

In the past, high net worth individuals have traditionally been the primary source of hedge funds’ assets and have been their catalyst for growth. However, this trend began to notably shift around the year 2000, when institutional investors such as pension funds, governments, corporations, and insurers started significantly increasing their allocation to hedge funds. The shift was the result of hedge funds’ ability to source an alpha typically not associated with traditional markets to investors who were seeking to diversify their portfolios and hedge against adverse market conditions. Over the past decade and a half, institutional investors have grown to represent a significant portion of hedge fund assets.

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Legacy resort management survivors: It’s time to ask the tough questions

By: Steve Young

As with any disruptive technology or market shift, the optimistically unwary seem to wake up painted into a corner with little hope of coming out unscathed. Similarly, resorts in this boat may find themselves in various predicaments. Some are debt-heavy with not enough clout to maintain the amenity level needed to sustain rentals. Some may have lost resale market advantages. And there are those that are behind the renovation curve with owners that are unwilling to make the necessary sacrifice, or an HOA board that does nothing in fear of exasperating problems.

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Fund administrators have to keep up with a dynamic market

By Eamonn Greaves

Ours is hardly a static business. The services and capabilities fund administrators deliver are driven by client needs, which are constantly evolving. Flexibility and an adaptable technology infrastructure are critical to success. The primary goal of any fund administrator is to retain clients and ensure they’re receiving what they need, including timely and accurate regulatory filings.

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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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