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Northern Trust and IBM Pioneer build blockchain PE fund management solution

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 09:02

Northern Trust, in collaboration with IBM and other key stakeholders, has launched the first commercial deployment of blockchain technology for the private equity market. »

Michael Gottstein, Berdon Fund Services

Berdon Fund Services selects FundCount software

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:06

Berdon Fund Services, a New York-based fund administrator has incorporated FundCount’s accounting and investment software into its service offering.  »

HgCapital-backed Intelliflo integrates with Jitterbit

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 10:49

Intelliflo has integrated its financial adviser business software, Intelligent Office (iO), with Jitterbit to streamline access to its new Open API facility. »

Citco launches automated ILPA fee reporting solution

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 08:39

The Citco Group of Companies has launched an automated system to assist its private equity firm clients with the various ILPA fee reporting requirements. »

Jim Warren, SEI

SEI launches online solution for private fund investor transaction processing

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 14:18

SEI has launched SEI Trade, a cloud-based solution that automates the process of handling, documenting and tracking investors’ private fund transactions. »

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 09:07

Royal London Asset Management has selected the Confluence’s Unity NXT AIFMD Annex IV transparency reporting solution to support the company’s growing alternative investment fund business. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

SEI identifies five key trends in disruptive technology

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 12:44

The pace of technological change is unrelenting. The Internet of Things and the rise of the gig economy are changing the way that businesses and consumers interact with each other. It is therefore incumbent upon the asset management industry to embrace technological change and reimagine what is a tried and tested business model. More than ever, fund managers are having to innovate to operate more efficiently, more transparently, and in closer harmony with their end investors.  »

Indus Valley Partners launches PE deal management platform

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:11

Indus Valley Partners (IVP), a provider of technology solutions to alternative asset managers, has launched IVP for Private Equity, an end-to-end solution designed to manage portfolio companies, deals, cash flows, water falls and expenses under one platform. »

Pete Sinisgalli, Eze Software

Eze Software opens Toronto office

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 08:20

Eze Software Group, a provider of global investment management technology, has opened an office in Toronto. »

Todd Moyer, Confluence

RegTech to trigger asset management back office transformation in 2017

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 09:10

Confluence predicts that the rise of regulatory technology (RegTech) in 2017 will trigger a transformation of the asset management back office, with improved data management and technology solutions delivering operating model improvements through automation. »

Abraaj implements RAVN’s cognitive search solution

Wed, 14/12/2016 - 14:50

The Abraaj Group has implemented RAVN Connect Enterprise, a cognitive search platform which is designed to transform the way users locate, leverage and collaborate on expertise across networks. »

Donnacha Loughrey, Crossroads Capital Management

Crossroads Capital Management and AlphaDesk form partnership

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:27

Irish independent investment management service provider Crossroads Capital Management (CCM) has licensed AlphaDesk, the cloud-based software provider to hedge funds and other investment managers. »

Eze Software simplifies private equity accounting

Tue, 06/12/2016 - 09:12

Eze Software Group has rolled out a series of enhancements to its back-office operations workflows for private equity funds, simplifying a series of complex tasks to a single click. »

Watson Wheatley implements iRecs reconciliation at P2P lender Thincats

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 10:05

Watson Wheatley Financial Systems (WWFS) has implemented the iRecs reconciliation solution at online peer-to-peer SME business loan specialists ThinCats. »

Philip Tham, Citco

Citco launches enhanced risk and transparency offering

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:07

Citco has launched an enhanced version of its risk and transparency offering which will enable clients to monitor and assess risk using flexible, customisable tools. »

Viktor Tadijanovic, Abacus

Security and communications enhancements added to AbacusFLEX Private Cloud

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 07:51

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted cloud IT solutions for alternative investment funds, has added security and communications enhancements to its AbacusFlex Private Cloud platform. »

Lionpoint partners with eFront and Foresight to deliver front to back office solution

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:48

Alternative investment consultancy Lionpoint Group has partnered with eFront and Foresight Group to implement a fully integrated front-to-back office solution across all of Foresight's investment activities. »

John Truscott, Liberum

Liberum adopts Torstone’s Inferno

Tue, 15/11/2016 - 09:55

Liberum, a pan-European investment bank, signed a multi-year deal with Torstone Technology to use Inferno in July and went live last week, implementing a complete back office system within four months. »

Carlo Reding, Grant Thornton ABAX Investment Services

Grant Thornton ABAX Investment Services selects PFS‐PAXUS fund admin software

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 08:28

Grant Thornton ABAX Investment Services, based in Luxembourg, has selected PFS‐PAXUS for the administration of its funds services. »

CEPRES launches PE.Analyzer3

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 14:06

CEPRES has launched PE.Analyzer3, a fundamental benchmarking platform for private capital markets. »

Ross Ellis, SEI

Five key trends in disruptive technology - No4: Uberisation

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 12:39

Sat here writing this article in one of London’s many coffee shops there are at least half a dozen others tapping away on their MacBooks. By 2020, it is estimated that 40 to 50 per cent of the global workforce will work for themselves, in a freelance or independent consultant capacity, collaborating with people on platforms to deliver a particular service or solution.  »

Bill Stone, SS&C

Grand Coast Capital selects SS&C for loan solution and fund admin

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 09:27

Grand Coast Capital Group has selected SS&C's Precision LM loan servicing and accounting solution and SS&C's fund administration services. »

Jesper Steiness, SS&C Advent

Fintech helps automate alternative funds

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:09

At SS&C Advent, an independent unit of SS&C Technologies who collectively support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, there has been, according to Jesper Steiness (pictured), Director of Global Accounts, a clear growth of interest among fund managers and service providers to improve automation with respect to alternative portfolio accounting and reporting.  »

Thierry Soret, Linedata

Updated Linedata Icon provides enhanced workflow features

Tue, 25/10/2016 - 10:57

Linedata, a software solution provider to the investment management and credit industries, has released the latest version of Linedata Icon, the firm’s flagship fund accounting solution. »

Katipult and Mangopay launch UK P2P lending solution

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 09:44

Katipult has partnered with Mangopay to launch a disruptive lending solution in the UK, providing what it says is a “secure and flexible transaction environment to manage the incoming and outgoing payment flows”. »

Abacus Group opens second London data centre

Abacus Group opens second London data centre

Wed, 19/10/2016 - 10:01

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted cloud IT solutions for alternative investment funds, has opened a second London data centre. »

Hamilton Lane partners with Bison to launch analytics and data platform Cobalt

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 09:54

Hamilton Lane, a private markets asset management firm, has invested in and formed a strategic partnership with Bison (Boston Illiquid Securities Offering Network), a company focused on creating analytical systems for the private markets industry.  »

Aquiline Capital Partners launches Togetherwork

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 10:07

New York-based private equity firm Aquiline Capital Partners has launched Togetherwork, a holding company for businesses developing software used to manage and collect payments from groups and organisations. »

Altvia launches Altvia Correspond Market Edition

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 10:05

Private equity software provider Altvia Solutions has launched Altvia Correspond Market Edition, designed for private equity firms to manage mass communications for prospecting, fundraising and deal announcements. »

Ross Ellis

Five key trends in disruptive technology - No1: Watsonisation

Mon, 19/09/2016 - 14:46

In the first of a five-part series, SEI discusses the impact of five disruptive technologies and how they can be applied to the financial industry. The first of these five trends relates to IBM Watson, and the power of cognitive computing.  »

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