Corporate actions processing firm Vermeg has secured a new client in the form of wealth services provider SEI Investments. SEI is in the process of implementing Vermeg’s Megacor system to provide the corporate actions module within its own Global Wealth Management Platform aimed at private clients. While being touted as the first U.S. deal for Vermeg, the client actually intends to implement the system primarily within Europe. The system is planned to go live by the end of the year.
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Vermeg Secures SEI Investments For Corporate Actions System
Rising volumes and increasing complexity of corporate actions are challenging market participants’ efforts to reconcile data, automate corporate actions processing, and contain costs. The culprits causing these challenges include legacy systems, missing skills, manual processes, data quality issues, and a lack of standardisation. Added to these is the increasing complexity of corporate actions such as...
Hargreaves Lansdown, the UK’s largest digital wealth management service, has selected Investment Control Systems (ICS) as its partner for investment data management, analysis and reporting. ICS was selected after a vendor evaluation and peer review that started in early 2021. Hargreaves Lansdown will initially use the ICS ATHENA cloud-based solution as a centralised platform for...
Trading Tech Summit (TTS) Virtual will look at how trading technology operations can capitalise on recent disruption and leverage technology to find efficiencies in the new normal environment. The crisis has highlighted that the future is digital and cloud based, and the ability to innovate faster and at scale has become critical. As we move into recovery and ‘business as usual’, what changes and technology innovations should the industry adopt to simplify operations and to support speed, agility and flexibility in trading operations.
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,...