ADMINISTRATION

How asset managers can deal with the mounting costs of data

Fund Operator spoke with a lead Vendor Manager at a large European Asset Manager to get the inside scoop on how rising data costs are impacting fund operators and the steps firms can take to thrive amid price hikes.

Case study: How Nemesis Asset Management manages key vendor risks

Wajid Khan, Chief Operating Officer at Nemesis Asset Management shares how the firm manages key outsourcing risks such as fee pressure, complia...

The big question: which works best - outsourcing or in house?

Christina Schack at Vontobel Asset Management and Matthew Oakley at UBS explain which operating model works best for them

Four key trends driving ESG product development

Simon Robinson, Director – Product Management at Moody’s Analytics examines the industrialisation of ESG investing and what it means for firms

Culture & People Management

Why communication and collaboration are critical for building cultural resilience

Marcel Prins, Chief Operating Officer at APG Asset Management explores the cultural impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and why firms need to think about talent and retention.

Case study: How Glenmede is dealing with data in 2021

Mike Beck, Vice President at Glenmede, talks data challenges, the importance of automation and why the firm is building up IT...

Beyond Covid - how one firm is preparing for the workplace of the future

Guillaume Lesage, Global Head of Operations, Services & Technology at Amundi explains why firms inve...

How to use external partners to strengthen the data management team

Marc Wright, Head of Data Strategy at Russell Investments, explains how to decide which data managem...

Why M&A activity is likely to increase among asset management firms

Jeff Stakel, Principal at Casey Quirk, explains the impact of the COVID-19 health crisis on M&A acti...


Strategy

Case study: How to use reinsurance hedging solutions to guarantee a more successful fund launch

Karl Andersen, Managing Partner and CEO at AV Group, discusses the challenges of launching a new fund during a pandemic and how reinsurance solutions can reassure lenders.

Case study: How MAPFRE GROUP is developing its investment capabilities

José Luis Jiménez, Group Chief Investment Officer at MAPFRE shares his top priorities for expanding investments and his strategies for overcoming oper...

Case study: Why moving to the cloud meant CG Asset Management could improve its security and continuity planning

Chris Taylor, Chief Operating Officer at CG Asset Management, explains why the firm decided to move IT operations to the cloud, the...

New reality, new lessons: how the sharp are sharpening their operating model

How can asset managers overcome data and multi-asset class challenges to build resilience in the new world we live in?

Beyond Covid - how one firm is preparing for the workplace of the future

Guillaume Lesage, Global Head of Operations, Services & Technology at Amundi explains why firms invest in operations and IT, whilst simultaneously red...

Technology & Data

Client communications: the stumbling block to next-gen client experience?

New research report commissioned by SimCorp and produced by Aite Group.

How asset managers can deal with the mounting costs of data

Fund Operator spoke with a lead Vendor Manager at a large European Asset Manager to get the inside scoop on how rising data costs are impacting fund operators and the ste...

Case study: Why moving to the cloud meant CG Asset Management could improve its security and continuity planning

Chris Taylor, Chief Operating Officer at CG Asset Management, explains why the firm decided to move IT operations to the cl...

Case study: How Glenmede is dealing with data in 2021

Mike Beck, Vice President at Glenmede, talks data challenges, the importance of automation and why the firm is building up IT skills among employees