Selecting a Software Vendor: 4 Critical Considerations

Posted on 25 April 2018

Determining what matters most when choosing a software vendor for your project is like asking what matters most when buying a new car. The answer is likely to be, “it depends.” It depends on whom you ask. It depends on budget, needs, goals and sensibilities. So, where do you begin and what are the most important considerations?

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Investors and Private Equity - Making the Relationship Last

Posted on 9 May 2017

Investors once head over heels in love with hedge funds just aren’t getting what they want from the relationship anymore.  They’re moving on to private equity, a new love that is giving investors exactly what they crave: higher returns.  In this era of low interest rates, those returns have provided the spark that was missing from investors’ relationships with other asset classes.

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How to Mitigate the Risk of a Cyberattack

Posted on 19 January 2017

Cybercrime is on the rise. While data breaches at large organizations from SWIFT to the IRS make front-page news, no company large or small is immune.  Hedge funds, fund administrators and other firms whose success is built on trust and establishing strong investor relationships stand a lot to lose from a cyberattack. If data integrity or client privacy is compromised, the long-term reputational scar on the firm can far outweigh any monetary cost. 

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Regulatory Trends and Challenges for 2017

Posted on 18 January 2017

There’s no escaping it.  The regulatory tsunami that followed the financial meltdown continues to ripple throughout the industry.  No financial sector or region is spared.  

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