Broadridge FastStart - Emerging Hedge Fund Manager Platform

Turnkey Front-to-Back Office Solution from Trading through Portfolio Accounting

Broadridge’s FastStart hedge fund manager operating platform is the most complete application in the market for emerging managers — for all asset classes. FastStart is an innovative business solution for start-up and growing hedge fund managers that combines mission-critical trading, portfolio and risk management applications with market data, operational support, and IT infrastructure, all within a single application. Emerging fund managers will significantly lower their startup time to market and on-going operating expenses by leveraging our institutional IT infrastructure.


Order Management

  • Multi-asset execution and order management
  • Pre- and post-trade compliance tracking and reporting
  • Short stock locater and borrow tracking
  • Real-time P&L and portfolio exposure views

 Portfolio Management

  • Historical shadow accounting
  • Automated counterparty reconciliation
  • NAV reporting and daily portfolio accounting
  • Historical reporting

 Data Management

  • Automated security set-up and maintenance
  • Automated counterparty communication via Broadridge Tradelink
  • Integration to Broadridge Datalink

Hosting/IT Support

  • Fully hosted IT platform
  • Mirrored “hot site” disaster recovery
  • 24/7 product, IT support and maintenance services
  • Turn-key implementation

 3rd Party Adapters

  • Execution platforms e.g., Bloomberg EMSX, Redi, Passport
  • Trading Algorithms e.g., Credit Suisse AES, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs
  • Accounting systems e.g., Advent’s Geneva® and Sungard VPM™


  • Reduce startup time to market
  • Lower on-going operating expenses
  • Obtain higher STP from trading through portfolio accounting
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