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Outsourcing Reference Data Management

The past 12 months has seen the emergence of new players offering Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services for Reference Data Management. These new arrivals expand the range of options available to financial institutions for addressing the challenges of regulatory compliance, operational cost reduction and scalability. But BPO has other benefits, and innovative adopters have benefited…

Transparency and Evaluated Pricing

In this paper, we take a look at why transparency in the valuation process is important, which regulations demand that attention is given to your transparency policies, how firms should adapt their evaluations data strategy to meet client and regulatory requirements. We also provide a check list of 10 key things financial institutions need to…

Performance Benchmarking 2011: Valuations in North American Buy-Side Institutions

Bloomberg swept the board in A-Team Group’s Performance Benchmarking survey of North American valuations services for the buy side. The report – sponsored by SIX Telekurs and Standard & Poor’s and available for free download below – surveyed buy-side managers on key trends, budgets and experiences with vendor services.Bloomberg’s valuations services were ranked No. 1 in the…

Harnessing Data for Better Valuations

A-Team Group, a publishing and research company specialising in financial information technology, was commissioned by enterprise data management specialist GoldenSource to conduct research into the challenges of managing pricing and valuations data. Throughout the course of October 2009, A-Team Group researchers interviewed senior-level specialists closely aligned to market data or valuations. Several spanned multiple responsibilities…

Market and Reference Data Converge: A United Front for Data Management

A new industry briefing paper prepared by A-Team Group for GoldenSource looks at the inevitable convergence of market and reference data. There has been, to date, a real disconnect between the management of market data in all its forms and reference data used in post-trade support functions. But this is changing as banks scramble to…

A-Team Group’s Valuations Vendor Directory 2009

An indispensable guide to valuations professionals seeking providers of services in the asset valuations market. A-Team Group’s latest release in its series of directories – available for FREE download – focuses on vendors of valuations data, models and analytics. But this is not just another list of firms with their telephone numbers – you can get that…