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Custody

Consolidating reporting systems

Organisations using legacy platforms will struggle to meet market and regulatory requirements, and should consider an investment book of record, according to one technology provider. “When organisations are still using a legacy platform, they are forced to build and develop satellite systems, all sorts of different systems to try and move with the evolving requirements,” […]
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 […]
Administration

Overnight delivery not good enough for risk snapshots

SimCorp, the Danish provider of investment administration software, has adapted to a time of heightened counterparty awareness and lowered IT budgets by emphasising the ability of its flagship Dimension product to act as an enterprise-wide risk management tool. Schroder Investment Management UK recently finished installing Dimension as a ‘portfolio book of records’ across all of […]
Administration

Overnight delivery not good enough for risk snapshots

SimCorp, the Danish provider of investment administration software, has adapted to a time of heightened counterparty awareness and lowered IT budgets by emphasising the ability of its flagship Dimension product to act as an enterprise-wide risk management tool.Schroder Investment Management UK recently finished installing Dimension as a ‘portfolio book of records’ across all of its […]
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