Andrew Peddar, StatPro Group COO, discusses the opportunities and challenges facing Asset Service Providers and their middle office outsourcing services.
Review some of most popular blogs and articles from the StatPro content library – issues affecting asset managers and service providers of all sizes.
Physics, Aircraft Carriers, and Liquidity Buckets
How can asset service providers leverage technology to manage huge volumes of data at scale, while providing the highest quality results? Let’s quickly explore three areas that influence data quality.
DataTech: Technology Innovation that Puts Data first
Producing high quality and accurate data and analytics in an ever shorter time frame is at the heart of the scalability challenge for asset service providers. Legacy performance and risk systems running on outdated software architecture simply can’t scale to meet today’s demands for the middle office.
Putting the Consistency in the Inconsistency: The Importance of a Global Regulatory Framework
A lot has been made of the recent spike in the VIX, which in February jumped from single-digit levels to nearly 50% following a prolonged period of low volatility. Now that “market volatility is back,” we thought it would be a good time to examine what exactly the VIX measures and how to interpret it.
Moving Beyond ’Warehousing‘: The Need for Advanced DataTech
Look-through transparency provides analysis of underlying exposures for both performance and risk, so the capability to provide this functionality for both performance measurement and risk measurement, based on a single source of data, would clearly be a benefit to many asset managers.
Form N-CEN data can be elusive and challenging to find. But once an organization has gone through the effort to answer Form N-CEN questions, the data has value beyond the form.