Data Integration & Aggregation
with various CRMs, Accounting systems, Document management, Account Verification, Payment systems, Electronic signature systems enables automated and flexible processes such as reporting — especially given that alternatives have typically had a separate and distinct set of technology platforms. This is particularly true when aggregate portfolio reporting with dissimilar asset class or sub-asset class types is of interest (such as in multi-asset class strategies). It becomes an especially intense pain point when clients desire nonstandard reporting on such investments. Asset managers need the ability to “drill down” on the performance of specific strategies in a granular way — e.g., private equity firm’s holdings and sometimes even the underlying assets in a complex security.