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.
A-Team Insight Briefs
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...
Responding to the ongoing industry challenge of data reconciliation, Broadridge Financial Solutions has released Data Control Intelligent Automation, an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform built for deployment across reconciliation, matching and exception management applications. The solution has been developed with Singapore-based Tookitaki, a provider of AI and ML technology. The platform will...
As investment management firms take on more responsibility and control over core operational functions, A-Team has seen demand for a more buy-side oriented event focused on data and data management. The inaugural DMS Boston will take place in June 2020, and will focus on topics of interest to buy-side practitioners.
Entity data management has historically been a rather overlooked area of the reference data landscape, but with the increase focus on managing risk, the industry is finally taking notice. It is now generally agreed to be critical to every financial institution; although the rewards for investment in entity data management appear to be rather small,...