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
In Q1 of 2019 Truss Edge polled 50 hedge fund managers and service providers for their views on portfolio management and reporting technology. You can download a copy of the report here
True straight through processing (STP) is becoming an issue of critical importance within the ETF industry: the demands of managing passive funds are many, but at the core of this sits the management of data.
While markets are becoming more efficient every month, COOs may be finding that the tools they have to hand are not keeping pace with the latest requirements. Here are some ways technology like our Safari platform can help fund management firms to get ahead of the efficiency curve.
Embedding the new MiFID II regulatory reporting requirements into your operational processes is easier said than done. There are a number of issues hedge fund COOs will need to consider in order to achieve a smooth and efficient level of reporting.