TIAA-CREF Implements eFront’s FrontInvest to Support Private Equity Investment Operations

New York - 4 May 2010

eFront, a leading software solutions provider for the financial industry, today announced that TIAA-CREF, a national financial services organization and leading provider of retirement services for the non-profit world, has implemented eFront’s FrontInvest. FrontInvest is a software suite for alternative asset management.

TIAA-CREF is utilizing FrontInvest to support its private equity investment operations through the implementation of a private equity fund accounting system. This system processes, controls, monitors, maintains and reports on the accounting records of TIAA’s (and its
subsidiaries’) Private Equity Funds portfolio using Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP). FrontInvest will enable TIAA-CREF to integrate the organization’s accounting and front office processes within a single, global information system that includes: contact management, deal flow tracking, fund administration, investor management, accounting and reporting dashboards.

“FrontInvest is a significant upgrade as we now have access to a Web-based, scalable solution with a wide range of functionalities to cover multiple assets in an integrated manner,” said Andrew Miller, Director, Asset Management Enterprise Application Services - Global Real Estate & Private Markets, TIAA-CREF. “This professional software solution will improve our internal processes, enable us to manage the ever increasing complexity of our business and accounting activities and in turn, enhance the service we provide to our clients.”

“We are very pleased to have TIAA-CREF as a client and its implementation of FrontInvest is testimony to the hard work of our team in New York and the benefits that eFront’s software solutions deliver,” said Laurent Bréboin, Chief Operating Officer, eFront.
“As a leading provider in North America, we are in a strong position to address the current market expectations for a single Front-to-Back solution covering multiple alternative assets like Private Equity and Real Estate.”


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