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Outsourcing: No longer yes or no, but what and how

Should you outsource your operations and technology? It’s a question hedge funds have been asking themselves for years. Not anymore. For many hedge fund managers, it is no longer an issue of whether to outsource — but rather, what functions

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Posted in Advent Software, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

Survey: Private equity firms increasingly focused on operational efficiency, governance & transparency

While at the 2017 SuperReturn International conference in Berlin, we surveyed approximately 100 GPs, LPs and other professionals within private equity to learn more about private equity business operations.

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Posted in Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management, Wealth Management

IPOs, PIF and PPPs: It all spells opportunities for financial institutions

It’s the most eagerly-awaited IPO ever—and certainly the largest.

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Posted in Advisors, Asset Managers, Global, Technology, Wealth Management and Financial Planning

More radical restructurings key to banks’ future profitability

“The first cut is the deepest,” according to the Cat Stevens song. But not, it seems, when it comes to the world’s banks. After years of reviews, reorganizations and refocusing—during which banks have revamped business models and taken a scythe

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Posted in Asset Managers, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

MiFID II brings a world of change for the buy side … and not just in Europe

In reality, chances are you’re going to get caught up in MiFID II. Its scope means any buy-side firm that has dealings with European clients, funds or even assets will be subject to at least some aspects of the rules.

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Posted in Advent Software, Asset Managers, Regulation, Compliance, and Security

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