While we have seen a proliferation of mancos in the last decade, regulators and investors are kicking the tyres harder these days.
Outsourcing offers a more cost-effective avenue than building an ETF business from scratch and brings the added benefit of industry expertise to the table
A successful Hedge Fund launch is achievable in the current circumstances, but you will need to make sure that some of the new obstacles COVID has created are addressed
If you are a hedge fund facing further months ahead with employees struggling to keep your operation running properly, now is the time to address it
The COVID-19 crisis continues to challenge the operating models of hedge funds and the wider fund services industry. It has been a testing time for individuals, and it has also put many pre-crisis disaster recovery models to the test as well.
If there is one lesson that hedge fund managers and service providers are taking away from the current epidemic, it is that middle and back office operations need to be more agile
One of the key themes that emerged from our 2019 white paper on Hedge Fund Portfolio Management Systems was the problem of manual trade processing. Many start up and early stage funds will still rely on spreadsheets as a cheap way to process and report their trading activity
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We seem to now be entering an era where the COO function within a hedge fund is becoming less of a part time role and more of a zero time role, as fund managers look for solutions that can take a lot of that operational work load off their desks
Most small to mid-size hedge funds believe they are still not spending enough on IT, or are not spending effectively enough