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June 2020

Transforming Operations to Support New business during COVID-19

Transforming Operations to Support an Emerging Business Focus During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many organizations to reevaluate their business structures through both an internal and external lens in the new all-remote work environment. According to a recent IVP survey of leading alternative funds, 23% of managers claimed that they would be shifting their staff to a permanent work-from-home model in the post-pandemic world. This has not only placed an immense burden on managers but their teams as well, forcing many to make crucial decisions that may have a lasting impact on company culture, hiring processes and operations. In order to continue operating efficiently in the new environment, managers must seek to tackle key issues such as: Read More

Accelerating Your Digital Transformation

Accelerating Your Digital Transformation

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The decentralized operating environment facing managers during this crisis has further underscored the importance of executing or accelerating a digital transformation of their core operating processes. As managers shift from the triage of remote working challenges to establishing operational continuity, many are quickly deploying the “Asset Manager’s Playbook,” to stay ahead of the next phase in the COVID-19 crisis.

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Activate Outsourcing to Elevate Middle-Office Operations

Activate Outsourcing to Elevate Middle-Office Operations

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Over the past few years, we have seen the middle-office landscape shift drastically as it responded to the evolution of best practices, improved institutional due diligence requirements and expansion of alternative products and strategies. As managers now navigate remote working environments, these factors are further amplified, resulting in fragmented firm-wide communications and high fixed costs.

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Dealing with pricing anomalies for Illiquid OTC 7 private assets

Dealing with pricing anomalies for Illiquid OTC and private assets

How IVP Price Master can help reduce complexities faced throughout the pricing process

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Due the fact that hedge funds deal in both liquid or illiquid assets, a number of added nuances and complexities tend to have an impact on the pricing process. Prices of liquid instruments are readily available and less disputable, which is why those that deal in liquid instruments, such as long-short, global macro and activist funds, have a more straightforward pricing process. For funds that deal in illiquid assets, such as swaps, ABS, MBS, bank debt, loans and private deals, the pricing process is a much more involved exercise for each of the following reasons: Read More