The decentralized, remote environment facing managers during the past six months has showcased the importance of an operating model that harnesses automation and outsourcing. As managers shifted from the triage of remote working challenges to establishing operational continuity, many deployed digital-first managed services for their middle-office needs in order to gain efficiency, mitigate risk and reduce cost. Read More
With ever-evolving changes in reporting and regulation requirements, clients, fund managers and counterparties need a reconciliation solution that provides them with a streamlined process for better security and control through the use of automation and 24/7 service. Read More
Fund operating models have typically been categorized into two separate formats: fully outsourced or controlled in-house. However, with the advent of digital-first service providers and advancements in automation and technology, managers can now take a blended approach, striking just the right balance between in-house and outsourcing.
Before making a change, the asset manager or operations professional should identify their in-house capabilities and what they can deliver at the current moment. The remaining expertise can be leveraged from an outsourcing partner, making the life of the internal personnel less burdensome.
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