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Cutler Taps Rodriguez for Partner Scheme

Dax Rodriguez, former president of options data and analytics provider Livevol, has joined San Francisco-based proprietary trading firm Cutler Group as...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 21 Mar 2013


SimCorp: Back Office Hamstringing Buy-Side Growth Strategies

Copenhagen-based buy-side technology provider SimCorp has published the results of a poll examining the impact of portfolio accounting systems on an investment manager's growth strategies and their vulnerability to operational risks. Respondents included...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 03 Oct 2012


Conifer Follows Its Own Advice and Hires Empaxis

Buy-side services provider Conifer didn't have an overnight monitoring process—not exactly. The San Francisco-based firm had a 4:30-in-the-morning process, which may sound like the middle of the night, but the early shift wasn't early enough. Management...

Buy-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 12 Sep 2011


Pamplona Selects Quintillion for Fund Administration

Dublin-based independent fund administrator Quintillion today announced that Pamplona Capital Management has selected it to provide administration services for an unsecured credit fund. The fund, active since the second quarter of 2011, purchases unsecured...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Business Continuity & Outsourcing | 07 Sep 2011

AlphaNorth AM Goes Live with IFDS

AlphaNorth Asset Management has tapped International Financial Data Services (IFDS) for transfer agency, record keeping and back-office support. "IFDS presented us with a flexible service model and functionality-rich, innovative technology," says Joey...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Buy-Side Operations | 24 Aug 2011


3i Infotech announces functional upgrades to Altimis

3i Infotech, a global provider of IT solutions, has announced a number of enhancements for Altimis, its stockbroking and portfolio management solution. Altimis, which is sold predominantly as an Application Service Provider (ASP) solution was developed...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Buy-Side Operations | 31 Jan 2011


The Candidate

Financial systems are normally considered mission-critical. Consequently, there is a belief that project managers in financial services require a specific set of key attributes. The best project managers are good leaders who understand user requirements,...

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 20 Jan 2011


Funds to Get Back Offices in Order

Kirk Botula, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Pittsburgh, PA-based Confluence, a provider of investment data management technology, gives his take on why hedge funds and mutual funds plan on cleaning up their back offices as a result...

Buy-Side Technology | Interview | Buy-Side Operations | 12 Jan 2011


Back-office Buy-in

Among this week's crop of Buy-Side Technology news are three instances of significant back-office technology implementations: UK investment manager Jupiter Asset Management signing with SmartStream, fund administrator Vastardis Capital Services deploying...

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Buy-Side Implementations | 05 Nov 2010

Upgraded SimCorp Platform Targets Credit Risk

Copenhagen-based investment management technology developer SimCorp has rolled out an upgraded version of its SimCorp Dimension front-to-back platform, version 4.8, with new functionality for credit risk management and workflow automation. Attempting...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Buy-Side Operations | 24 Aug 2010

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