Administrative functions underpin the success of fund groups operations, with a requirement to constantly review, monitor and adjust to market and internal demands. Here we provide the latest views from leading operators in administrative roles on asset servicing, technology, data, compliance, and strategy.

How Aberdeen Standard Investments is tackling ESG data challenges

Martin Kwiatkowski, Investment Operations Director at Aberdeen Standard Investments, explains the benefits of global data standards and how the fir...

Why open communication, closer relationships and deep business understanding are critical for successful outsourcing

Lorraine Dryland, Chief Information Security Officer, First Sentier Investors examines the key risks when it comes to...

COO view: getting to grips with tokenization

Marty Burns, Chief Industry Operations Officer at the Investment Company Institute explains how tokenization opens the door to otherwise inaccessible asset classes

Why fund operators must prepare for increased regulation of liquidity risk management

Alastair Sewell, Senior Director and regional head of Fitch Ratings' Fund and Asset Manager Group for EMEA and APAC, ...

Case study: How Origin Asset Management manages outsourcing risks amid cost pressures

Nishil Patel, Chief Operating Officer at Origin Asset Management discusses how to decide which risks to outsource, th...

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 fun...

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, compliance ...

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
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