Knadel's articles and views on developments within the investment management industry.
Should Traditional Asset Managers Look at Hedge Fund Systems for Use as an Investment Book of Records?
21 March 2017
For the past twenty years, there have been two very distinct markets for asset management systems: those designed to support traditional asset managers and those for hedge fund managers.
GDPR - Getting Ready
17 February 2017
On 25th May 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK and Asset and Wealth Managers should be taking steps now to ensure they're ready.
FCA Asset Management Market Study Interim Report
03 January 2017
The FCA Market Study Interim Report has asked searching questions about numerous aspects of the industry, making some uncomfortable reading for asset managers and investment consultants. It has also pointed to the potential for other similar investigations singling out vertically integrated platform businesses.
Digital - "What is Digital and is it the end of the tradtional role of the transfer agent?"
14 July 2016
Over the past year the term 'Digital' has invaded Asset Management terminology without a clear definition of what it is and what it means. Within this comprehensive article Knadel's Jonathan Hammond considers the many facets of a possible digital strategy for the Asset Management industry.
Alternative Investments - The back-office technology challenges
21 August 2015
An in-depth article by Knadel's Paul Bratch "Alternative Investments - The back-office tecnology challenges" has recently appeared in 'Journal', SimCorp's flagship digital publication.
Pension Reforms: An Industry Wide Perspective
28 May 2015
Further to Knadel’s successful breakfast briefing on pension reforms, Mark Forman reviews the event and considers the key insights. Over 60 delegates from the asset management community attended the event on May 14th, which was very well received with excellent feedback.