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Seth Brotman, Canoe

Canterbury Consulting selects Canoe Intelligence to automate fund data entry

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 08:48

Canterbury Consulting, a Newport Beach-based institutional investment advisory firm with more than USD18.3 billion in assets under management, will turn to Canoe Intelligence (Canoe), in a multi-year relationship to efficiently digitise, track and organise thousands of documents and data points. »

Sameer Shalaby, Hazeltree

Oak Hill Advisors implements Hazeltree’s cash and collateral management suite

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:30

Alternative investment firm Oak Hill Advisors has implemented Hazeltree’s cash and collateral management suite to manage operational risks, strengthen controls, drive efficiencies and increase yields on excess cash. »

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Citco launches CitcoConnect for data-sharing and digital investment

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 19:32

The Citco Group of Companies (Citco) has launched CitcoConnect, a new digital solution that automates and simplifies the process of managing prospective investors, including an online utility for the placement of initial investments in alternative funds. »

Jaime Hildreth, IHS Markit

IHS Markit and Institutional Limited Partners Association join to bring iLEVEL to members

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 18:09

IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, is to offer iLEVEL to members of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). »

Tom Wheatley, Watson Wheatley

Watson Wheatley connects with Orchestrade to offer best practice reconciliation

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:31

Watson Wheatley, a provider of reconciliation solutions, has integrated its iRecs reconciliation solutions with Orchestrade’s core portfolio management and risk system. »

Jim Lewis, SEI

Building bot frameworks with NLP technology

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 14:42

As discussed in the first part of our discussion with SEI on the potential of natural language processing (NLP) – click here to read – the company is currently in the early stages of exploring how NLP might enhance the way staff and clients interact with data. The aim of this initiative is to increase the overall level of engagement and grant users the flexibility to choose their preferred method of navigating information.  »

Getronics launches Investment Services Group

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 08:59

Getronics, a global IT services group, has launched a new technology and IT services division focussed exclusively on meeting the needs of private equity and investment banking communities seeking to unlock or create new value from companies. »

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Citco launches new Æxeo Treasury solution for alternative fund managers

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 09:27

Citco has launched Æxeo Treasury, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that allows alternative fund managers to manage treasury functions through a new tool running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). »

Jim Lewis, SEI

NLP deepening our interaction with machines

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 14:26

Natural language processing (NLP) is changing the way humans interact with machines in ways that were unthinkable a decade ago. Thanks to huge advances in machine learning, driven and supported by ever-faster computer processing, we are increasingly using NLP tools such as Amazon Alexa, Siri, Google assistant, Cortana, Bixby, and interacting with chatbots from our service providers.  »

Olivia Munro, EzeCastle Integration

Exploring the cost of unexpected downtime

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:27

When it comes to protecting your business, you can never be too prepared. In the competitive investment management world, downtime for any reason is not an option. Whether it be a natural disaster, inclement weather, or even a flu epidemic sweeping the office, your firm needs to have both Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans to ensure that your firm doesn’t undergo the costly financial and reputational losses in the case of downtime. »

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