With the planned update to the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®), to which more than 1,600 firms now subscribe to, it is important to know what changes will come and what impact they will have. The goal of the GIPS® 20/20 update is twofold. The first is to consolidate the standards by compiling all the existing… Read more » Read more…

Following an extensive market review Statewide Super retained its custodian. The $7 billion industry superannuation fund has renewed its long-running partnership with NAB Asset Servicing (NAS), which provides custody, master custody, investment administration, and middle office services. Statewide Super chief executive Richard Nunn said: “After undertaking a service provider review we found their [NAS’] offering… Read more » Read more…

On September 28th 2016, we launched Revolution Performance, the latest expansion to the StatPro Revolution platform. In our brand new infographic we depict how we took Revolution Performance on the road to 13 cities around the world, starting it all off in London. Revolution Performance is our new cloud-based performance measurement and data management solution,… Read more » Read more…

Asset managers are facing a perfect storm. A combination of mounting regulatory pressure, the shift to low capital market returns and increasing competition have left margins looking wafer thin. And as investors turn to low-cost passive fund management in their droves, many asset managers feel compelled to invest in new strategies and markets in order to protect their… Read more » Read more…

There are a number of reasons why asset managers are increasingly looking to integrate their performance measurement and risk analytics systems. At a time when IT budgets are coming under more and more pressure, system consolidation can be a more cost effective option. It’s also easier to implement and maintain compared with separate platforms that may… Read more » Read more…

Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are ever-evolving to keep up with the fast-changing investment industry. The success of the GIPS® standards is undeniable, with 40 countries now endorsing the standards. More than 1600 firms worldwide have notified the CFA institute of their claim of compliance. This includes 23 of the 25 largest asset management firms… Read more » Read more…

      6 March 2017 StatPro Group PLC €3m six-year contract signed with large European asset manager StatPro Group plc, (“StatPro”, “the Group”, AIM: SOG), the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has entered into a six-year contract with a leading European asset manager… Read more » Read more…

In The Art of Perfection series we are exploring what asset managers can learn from the worlds of art, science and studies into the human body. In this second issue: a revolution in accuracy that has redefined time. How precisely can time be measured? Much more since physicists recently created the most accurate clock ever… Read more » Read more…

      23 February 2017 StatPro Group PLC Increase in majority shareholding in South African Infovest Consulting StatPro Group plc (AIM: SOG, “StatPro”, “the Group”), the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has increased its shareholding in Infovest Consulting (Pty) Ltd (“Infovest”), a… Read more » Read more…