Aegon UK, a global provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management, has gone live with the thinkFolio Managed Service platform from IHS Markit. The front-office team at Aegon UK is using the service to manage the firm’s investments following the launch of a range of multi-asset funds last year, developed for Nationwide customers. “thinkFolio is a core part of our new technology infrastructure as it is supporting investment management for our entire front office across order management, portfolio modeling, cash management, trading and compliance,” says Tim Orton, Managing Director of Investment Solutions at Aegon UK.
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While data management has been very much an in-house function for many asset managers, recent analysis pinpoints accelerators that can help buy-side firms adopt Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) to help them gain competitive edge. The analysis, commissioned by SimCorp Gain, discusses the accelerators and obstacles of adopting DaaS. It also highlights the significant cost benefits and efficiencies...
US-based ConfluenceTechnologies, a provider of investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has acquired the UK’s StatPro Group (StatPro), a specialist in cloud-based portfolio analytic software, asset data services and data management tools for the global asset management industry and asset management service providers. The all-cash transaction, amounting to around £161.1 million...
Now in its 9th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in London explores how financial institutions are shifting from defensive to offensive data management strategies, to improve operational efficiency and revenue enhancing opportunities. We’ll be putting the business lens on data and deep diving into the data management capabilities needed to deliver on business outcomes.
A-Team Group recently held a webinar on the topic of Regulation and Risk as Data Management Drivers. Fill in the form to get immediate access to the accompanying Special Report. Alongside death and taxes, perhaps the only other certainty in life is that regulation of the financial markets will increase in future years. How do...