The alternative fund management industry is witnessing a huge rise in the volume and diversity of data being ingested, as technology innovation facilitates firms in their research and portfolio construction activities; not to mention using advanced analytical tools to improve the quality of fund reporting.
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Digital financial services company Alpian, incubated by the Swiss banking group REYL & Cie, has completed a Series A funding round worth CHF12.2 million.
The world of private capital has witnessed a solid number of tech fund closures and tech related deals since the coronavirus crisis began. But despite the sharp rally that started in March and continued through April though, William De Gale, co-portfolio manager of BlueBox Global Technology, is cautioning against thinking that the rest of 2020 will be plain sailing for technology.
In a recent white paper entitled Evolution in Asset Management, SEI pointed out that 70 per cent of US fund managers are currently looking to deploy advanced analytics in the front-office. The field of data science and machine learning-based data analysis is helping to transform how fund managers think about data to gain a competitive edge.
The private equity industry and the legal firms servicing the space have witnessed an unparalleled digital transformation in recent weeks. Driven by the Covid-19 crisis, the legacy of this dramatic change will endure long after the calamity has passed.
Analysis into how Hg and Two Six Capital are applying data science to better understand and improve business revenue drivers…
Docupace, a maker of cloud-based wealth management software, has secured a significant growth equity investment from FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm.
By Paul Harragan, EY – For many large cap and mid-market funds, cybersecurity risk is no longer a topic that is left off the boardroom agenda, in-fact effective cybersecurity risk management is considered a key driver for value creation.
The increasing pressures on private equity firms to follow compliance rules and maintain transparency, coupled with the plethora of online systems to manage several communication avenues and priorities both internally and externally, are presenting some very real challenges for financial organisations today.
At Donnelley Financial Solutions (‘DFIN’), a leading risk and compliance solutions provider, security is embedded in its DNA. Over the years, the firm has built out an array of financial technologies to support its clients as they operate in increasingly complex markets, where risks come in a variety of forms; not least of which is the constant threat to data security.