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Buy-side firms target new services and customization

44%
Of asset managers are prioritizing new products to differentiate themselves
44%
Of fund administrators are building in greater flexibility to customize solutions
50%
Of buy-side Readiness Leaders are embracing cloud to transform their data infrastructure

Winning new mandates brings fresh requirements. If you build more functionality into your core systems and put frameworks in place around data management, you can respond to fast-evolving client demands.

As superior data and emerging technology capabilities come to bear, the buy-side Readiness Leaders are primed to achieve better operating margins and elevate client servicing.

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40
Leaders have effectively centralized data

Laying the data foundations

The vast majority of buy-side Readiness Leaders have now centralized their data; only half of other firms have managed to do the same. This is a key foundation for improving the accessibility of data.

60
Challenged by risk

Risk demands are evolving

More than one-third of fund administrators say they cannot adequately support their clients’ growing demands for risk management support – an area they must address to add more value.

80
Exploring AI investment tools

Driving an investment edge

Asset managers that are developing AI solutions are focused on enhancing investment intelligence.

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See how Genevieve, portfolio manager for a passive index tracking fund, has freed up her time and helped drive down costs and increase investor satisfaction and returns.

Many buy-side firms have now defined the new foundations for growth. Read how the buy-side Readiness Leaders are putting this into action.

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