THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Sharing is caring – releasing value by productivity and collaboration

As financial services firms assess how they will transform their operations, Roy Saadon, CEO of AccessFintech, outlines how its Synergy Network is driving data collaboration, workflow optimisation and technology distribution.

Why LPs are diving into waterfalls       

The complexity of distribution waterfalls can often deter Limited Partners (LPs) from engaging in the calculation process, but as Delphine Jones, solutions consultant executive at PEF Services LLC explains, understanding the methods and arming yourself with a bit of knowledge can be a valuable thing.

“Exit, pursued by a bear”, why ESG influences IPO success

As the much-hyped listing of Deliveroo fell dramatically in its first days of trading, it showed that private market investors will no doubt consider ESG as an indispensable element of any investment, writes Joshua Brunert, ESG senior associate at Apex Group.

Enhancing client data flows – the challenge for private fund CFOs

In our Winter edition, GC presented the initial findings of its joint survey with Intertrust Group on the challenges ahead for private capital fund CFOs as they see them. With the survey now complete, what have we learned since then?

A world of opportunity: Evolving the digital asset ecosystem

Digital assets have the potential to transform investment processes within capital markets, and Citi is taking a leading role in helping the ecosystem evolve under the guidance of Ryan Marsh, its Securities Services global head of DLT & digital innovation.

Fund administrators: Rethinking what constitutes digital competency

Proprietary technology rarely, if ever, creates the ROI or differentiation service providers anticipate; a new “curated” approach to innovation is helping independent administrators refocus on their core value proposition, according to Goji CEO David Genn.

SDR necessitates a best-practice approach to post-trade processing

The securities industry is still grappling with many aspects of the Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR), and firms are faced with the huge task of automating as much of the post-trade/pre-settlement process, according to Matthew Johnson, associate director, ITP product management at the DTCC.

Becoming a market leader in governance

As part of its vision to become the depositary of the future, NatWest Trustee and Depositary Services is proactively looking to provide best-in-class governance by making its voice heard, according to head of the business, Mark Crathern.