Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Dec 10 2013 | 11:48am ET
Advent Software is the portfolio accounting product of choice for 54% of the 538 buy-side firms polled by Boston-based hedge fund IT specialist Eze Castle Integration.
Eze's 2013 Global Technology Benchmark Study asked respondents in the U.S., UK and Asia to name their preferred technology solutions in a range of categories including market data, portfolio accounting, order management, archiving, mobile technology and more.
Bloomberg dominates the market data and analytics category, chosen by 92% of firms for the former and 82% for the latter.
Eze's own OMS continues to lead the order management system category while Global Relay topped the message archiving category, claiming 82% of respondents.
Struggling BlackBerry remains the top choice of 92% of respondents in the mobile category but the adoption rate of Apple devices has risen steadily from 10% in 2011, to 30% in 2012, to today’s 42%.
One blank spot in the survey was research and document management: 55% of respondents do not currently use a formal RMS tool.
“As the global leader in hedge fund IT, Eze Castle Integration is committed to educating the alternative investment market about the various technologies available to effectively and efficiently run their business,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director of Eze Castle. “With the insight from our annual benchmark survey, hedge fund managers are empowered to select technologies and service providers that will best support their companies.”
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…