Management Consultants to the Investment Industry
Management Consultants to the Investment Industry
Highlights & Features

InsideOps: ETF Operating Model: The Insource-Outsource Spectrum

As the ETF book of business continues to grow, sponsors face new challenges to determine the right mix of operational insourcing and outsourcing. Where a specific manager falls on the spectrum of maturity and growth has a direct impact on its optimal mix. This month’s InsideOps considers the different ETF operating models and the factors […]

InsideOps: Maximizing Due Diligence of Back Office Outsourced Service Providers

Taking full advantage of the due diligence effort when evaluating service providers is mutually beneficial for all parties involved. This exercise provides an opportunity for asset managers and service providers to clearly identify risk areas, validate requirements and ensure the relationship is a logical fit.

InsideOps: Recommended Practices to Business Process Redesign

Business process redesign is a valuable exercise which involves taking a critical look at a firm’s operations with the goal of identifying potential improvement opportunities. These improvements could represent quick ways to refine operations with minimal cost, resulting in more efficient, leaner and lower risk operations.

InsideOps: Looking Beyond Cost When Assessing Middle Office Outsourcing

Outsourcing middle office functions has become a common practice. Many asset managers see this as an opportunity to better position themselves to manage a dynamic investment environment rather than just an avenue to reduce cost.

Accenture Acquires Beacon Consulting Group

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Beacon Consulting Group, a trusted advisor and management consultant to the North American asset management community. This acquisition significantly expands Accenture’s asset management consulting capabilities and enhances its ability to help global investment managers, institutional investors and asset servicers gain an edge in increasingly competitive markets. Terms of the transaction were […]

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