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Kaminski: Risk Management Investment Must Go Beyond IT

While Wall Street firms have recently thrown money into their risk management systems, that is likely a short-term trend, says Vincent Kaminski. This makes it all the more necessary for asset managers to invest in analysts and give them the ear of the...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 23 Jan 2014

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UBS Partners SunGard, HazelTree on New Frontier Platform

UBS's Frontier platform will bring together SunGard's Hedge360 and HazelTree's treasury, cash management, and collateral management tools in a new front-to-back hosted solution for the Swiss bank's hedge fund clients.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Portfolio Management | 21 Jan 2014

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GPs Pursuing Data-Driven Business Intelligence, Study Finds

A recent study of private equity general partners (GPs) uncovered consistently greater expectations around data management in the space. But progress in meeting those expectations appears to be more uneven.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 14 Jan 2014

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Markit Eyes Front-Office Push with thinkFolio Acquisition

Markit has acquired London-based portfolio management system (PMS) provider thinkFolio, in a deal that will see the buy-side stalwart join Markit’s enterprise software division.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 14 Jan 2014

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The Challenges of Managing Liquidity in a Multi-Tranche Universe

Ledgex's Brian Macallister discusses the need for firms to mix liquidity and portfolio management into the same system.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Portfolio Management | 10 Jan 2014

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As the OTC Marketplace Evolves, More SEFs May Rise

Equinix's Barry Smith discusses the trends he expects to see in the OTC markets in 2014 and beyond.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 09 Jan 2014

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Liquity Matches Buyers and Sellers of UK's Private Company Shares

Since its launch in November 2013, Liquity has shown that financial services companies don’t necessarily need to deploy overly complex or ground-breaking technology to be successful in servicing the industry. It can sometimes be as simple as a matchmaking...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 07 Jan 2014

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Private Cloud not Just for Tech-Less Funds Anymore

Where private cloud providers used to appeal only to start-up hedge funds, a third of Abacus's new clients are large funds with existing IT staff.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Business Continuity & Outsourcing | 03 Jan 2014

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2013 Cover Stories: The Buy Side

As 2013 draws to a close, we look back over the year's coverage, and focus on the buy-side executives profiled for the magazine's monthly cover story.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | People | 24 Dec 2013

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Increasingly Multi-Asset, City Financial Taps SunGard for Risk

The London-based investment manager, which distributes 14 different funds and is eyeing further acquisitions, has installed SunGard's APT solution for risk analysis and reporting, covering position- and portfolio-level information across its multiple...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 18 Dec 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.

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A data-centric approach to portfolio management

A fast, flexible and reliable investment decision-making process must be based on access to accurate and consistent information throughout an organization....

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Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...