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As seen in FUNDfire: $60B Manager Enters Traditional SMA Space

Cohen & Steers tapped Archer, an operations and outsourcing provider, to get its SMA business off the ground.

Opposite Day – yaD etisoppO

By thinking first about the desired result and stepping backward through antecedent activities, operations teams have the opportunity to close gaps in interconnected practices to ensure efficient, defect-free results.

Leaving printed reports behind: new tools for sharing information and gaining insight

Just because reporting has been around for a long time doesn’t mean it isn’t still evolving. With new ways of accessing information, illustrating it through interactive graphs, and effortlessly delivering reports as virtual documents, managers can turn information into insights for themselves and their clients.

 

The Adaptive Investment Manager

Investment managers can stay ahead of evolving investor desires and thrive in the new investment management economy. This requires an increasingly adaptive approach to market opportunities. Adaptive managers, in our experience, share these characteristics: Flexibility, Scalability, Focus, Speed, and Vision.

Palladiem Transitions to Archer

Turnkey Operations Support Enables Front Office Strategy

Archer and Wilshire Analytics Announce Strategic Alliance to Deliver Best-of-Breed Attribution Analysis

Multi-asset class attribution analysis powered by Wilshire to be integrated in Archer’s asset management solution

 

New Growth for Established Investment Firms

For institutional and boutique asset managers, the retail channel can be an attractive source of revenue diversification and AUM growth.

Investment Operations and the Blockchain Evolution

Most experts agree that a blockchain-supported distributed ledger has the potential to supercharge the securities settlement process, adding ease, efficiency, transparency, and precision by unifying parties’ access to a single, distributed, gold copy of each transaction.

Moving Forward Fast: Pursuing New Growth

Asset managers move forward fast to keep up with change, and imperfect adaptations to changing conditions can lead to operational inefficiencies. When an operational restart is impractical, selective outsourcing allows managers to explore beyond current products and pursue new opportunities for growth.