Ask any middle office team what keeps them awake at night and, nine times out of ten, they will cite one overriding issue: data management.
Ask any asset manager about their dream system for the middle office and the response would typically include three words: fast, accurate and efficient.
"Making the complex simple" is an ambition of the asset management industry that somehow never seems to materalize. As far as performance measurement is concerned, this is an intrinsically difficult area...
In a recent report, Ernst & Young created its "Top 10 action list to achieve better risk management". One suggestion is that leading managers will continue to be those firms which can exercise complete control...
The benefits of combined performance and risk analytics are well documented, but until recently have been an impossible ambition.
When evaluating performance and risk, large asset management firms need a big picture that is clear of irrelevance and obsolete calculation. They need a single data set that enables them to analyze past and...
Technology is now available that makes it possible to combine multi-asset class performance and risk analytics into a single scalable system.
Why front and middle office collaboration is what’s needed now.
Key issues for the middle office in asset management firms today.
Generating a single copy of the data around performance attribution coupled with comprehensive analysis of risk, has become an essential capability for boutique asset managers.