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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

The hedge fund industry is alive and well

The gathering of senior executives at the recent HFM Week UK Operational Leaders Dinner in London offered an ideal opportunity to take the pulse of the hedge fund industry. Forget those rumblings of doom and gloom. If these operations honchos

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Posted in Advent Software, Compliance, Hedge Funds, Trends, Uncategorized

Compliance Readiness and SEC Priorities for 2017: Webinar

Twenty years ago, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) set a goal of examining every RIA firm every five years. But with the explosive growth of registered advisors, and constraints on the SEC’s resources, that goal has

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Posted in Advisors, Asset Managers, Compliance, Hedge Funds, Technology, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management, Uncategorized, Wealth Management and Financial Planning

Calpers Rethink Puts Spotlight on Hedge Fund Infrastructures

Was Calpers’ decision merely a blip, or a sign of things to come for the hedge fund industry? After years of inexorable institutionalisation, for me September’s revelation that the huge and hugely influential California Public Employees’ Retirement System is pulling

Posted in Advent Software, EMEA, Hedge Funds, Region Africa, Region Europe, Region Middle East

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