Asset Management Systems Insights

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Market Practices & Trends in Investment Performance Analysis Executive Summary

23rd February 2015

Company: FactSet
Context BI-SAM is funding a program of research into the business practices that are employed by performance teams within asset management organisations. The research program was initiated in Q2 2014 and will continue in 2015.  The work is being carried out by PK Consulting Ltd and is fully funded by BI-SAM. The program has three main... read more
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Investment Management Industry Predictions and Outlook for 2015

29th January 2015

Company: SS&C
1. Technology trends from the consumer world will drive incremental shifts for investment managers in 2015 Major paradigm shifts in consumer technology have changed the way we manage our personal lives and have already made significant disruptions in some industries. And while the financial services space takes a more conservative approach to... read more
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Bootstrap to IPO - diversify funding for fintech growth

29th January 2015

Company: Innovate Finance
On Tuesday morning at the London Stock Exchange, a small crowd of VCs, private equity firms, investors, early-stage tech founders, corporate venture funds and representatives from the LSE and British Business Bank gathered together in a room for the “Bootstrap to IPO: Redefining Finance in a Brave New World of Finance” event, all eager... read more
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JPMorgan boss says breaking up bank would diminish US financial power

15th January 2015

Company: bobsguide
JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive, Jamie Dimon said that US financial power would be hurt if the US bank was split up into smaller banks that couldn’t compete with larger Chinese banks. “America has been the leader in global capital markets for the last 50, 100 years. That is part of the reason the country is so strong,” he... read more
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FinTech Innovation Awards: New categories open for nominations

11th December 2014

Company: bobsguide
Due to popular demand, we have added four new categories to the FinTech Innovation Awards 2015. Companies can now be nominated for FinTech Innovation of the Year, FinTech Start-up of the Year, FinTech Deal of the Year and FinTech Leader of the year. It has been a big year for financial technology companies, and we wanted to recognise some of the... read more
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Post Trade Working Group

25th November 2014

Many, many, many moons ago I started my career in the City in the back-office of a US investment bank. Part of my daily duties back then was to ensure that the client confirms, that were dispatched by post to clients, matched the dealing tickets from the previous day. Each day I would start with a pile of 100 dealing tickets and a pile of 300 trade... read more
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Private start-ups break through billion-dollar barrier

10th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
Over 40 private tech start-up companies have broken through the $1bn valuation barrier as investors clamour to get a piece of the hottest new tech companies. The Financial Times (FT) reports that the tech industry has a new billion dollar club that is no longer as exclusive when it comes to private start-ups. The report suggests that investors are... read more
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Desktop Strategy: Why virtualisation is not the (only) answer

10th November 2014

Company: Adapt
Five to ten years ago, many organisations did not have a desktop strategy at all - a desktop was simply an end-user device, provided based on need and budget.  There was often little thought given to the cost and complexity of managing these devices over their lifetimes and even less thought given to the business impact of these devices not... read more
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FinTech Innovation Awards 2015: 18th March 2015 at The Brewery, London

6th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
We are pleased to announce that the FinTech Innovation Awards will be hosted on the 18th of March 2015 at The Brewery, in the heart of the City of London. The FinTech Innovation Awards were launched to recognise the very best initiatives, systems and products created and delivered by the global financial and payments technology... read more
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FCA launches hub to support fintech innovation

29th October 2014

Company: bobsguide
The Financial Conduct Authorities (FCA) pledged to unlock the benefits of financial technology innovation at the launch of the Innovation Hub in London this week. Speaking at the launch, Martin Wheatley (Chief Executive of the FCA) said: “The FCA is here to make financial markets work well for consumers. Innovation can benefit consumers.... read more