financial software

Investment Strategy

Sim Corp: transparency pressures building

Pressure from regulators and investors on asset-management companies to improve the transparency of their reporting will only increase, says Peter Hertel, an executive at financial software company Sim Corp. “There is pressure to provide information to investors as if they have invested directly,” says Hertel. Many investors, including Australian superannuation funds, invest in pooled groups […]
Investment Strategy

SimCorp expects financial software investments

Torben Munch, chief operating officer of Danish investment-management software company SimCorp, likes to tell a story about his firm’s relationship with Lehman Brothers. The Wall Street firm was a SimCorp client when it collapsed in September 2008. Munch found Lehman’s collapse had created confusion and concern as asset managers and brokers scrambled to find out […]
Investment Strategy

Charles River wins new asset management clients

Asset managers will continue to use software companies to help with trading, analysis and trade settlement as spending on such activity is down by a quarter, according to Charles River Development. Asset managers are “bottom line driven. They divest themselves of a lot of costly systems, data, staff,” says Cameron Field, managing director Asia Pacific […]
Investment Strategy

Charles River wins new asset management clients

Asset managers will continue to use software companies to help with trading, analysis and trade settlement as spending on such activity is down by a quarter, according to Charles River Development. Asset managers are “bottom line driven. They divest themselves of a lot of costly systems, data, staff,” says Cameron Field, managing director Asia Pacific […]