Riaan Burger rejoins StatPro
Riaan Burger, CFA, FRM, a well-known investment performance consultant, has decided to rejoin StatPro on a full-time basis to serve as a Senior Analytics Consultant.
Burger previously worked at StatPro South Africa as a consultant and client services manager for seven years before becoming an independent consultant.
“I believe StatPro’s strategic decision to shift to cloud technology several years ago has put them ahead of competitors from a software architecture point of view. With functionality continuously being added to their Revolution platform, clients will start seeing the benefits of moving to StatPro’s cloud-based portfolio analytics platform. I therefore decided to rejoin to assist with strategic client conversations in North America,” says Burger.
StatPro is a global provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry and brings to market its award-winning performance and risk platform, Revolution, to the Global investment management industry. With South African investment firms well advanced in their use of StatPro’s solutions, Burger has been appointed to support growth in the United States. He will initially be based in StatPro’s Cape Town office in South Africa, but will be relocating to Boston through the course of 2018.
“StatPro has a large penetration in the South African institutional investment market, which is a highly sophisticated market in terms of its requirements for portfolio analytics,” he says.
“Local institutional investment firms use StatPro to gain speed and scalability when dealing with enormous volumes of data. Local firms appreciate its rich features and industrial ability to handle volume. Crucial for local clients is the ability StatPro gives them to make data available to all stakeholders quickly. This enhances their client services and transparency,” he notes.
“We’re delighted to welcome Riaan back into the StatPro fold,” says Craig Arenhold, StatPro South Africa CEO. “Few consultants have his breadth of experience, and we believe he has a great deal to contribute to growing the StatPro brand across both our local and international markets.”