Released on: November 30, 2011, 10:31 am
Author: Sungard APT
The APT solution from SunGard is proving to be an invaluable product for risk management companies.
Neptune Investment Managers, a company recently named Best Boutique Fund Group at the 21st annual Money Marketing Financial Services Awards, have chosen to use Sungard’s APT across their funds. Neptune currently has over £7 billion assets under management.
Gavin Creary, risk officer at Neptune Investment Management, said, "The integration of APT is designed to augment our risk management processes and will help add significant value company-wide.”
APT will be used across Neptune’s UCITS funds. “UCITS is fast becoming a global regulatory standard,” said Dushyant Shahrawat, senior research director at TowerGroup, a Corporate Executive Board company. “As organizations try to mitigate risk, investors value the transparency UCITS offers as risk reporting has become an important compliance mandate for investment managers.”
APT is an alternative investment solution offering flexible risk reporting, portfolio construction and rebalancing via optimization, and related professional services.
Rob Mackay, chief operating officer of SunGard’s APT business unit, said, "APT will help Neptune’s fund managers gain a clear perspective on the drivers of risk and return. APT’s flexible analytics are easily integrated into Neptune’s existing infrastructure, helping it benefit from robust risk management and risk reporting.”
APT serves more than 200 asset managers, hedge funds, private banks, prime brokers, pension funds, funds of funds, wealth management groups, consultants, administrators and custodians globally. APT is a data-rich solution meaning that customer data requirements are minimised. It also offers the widest range of global multi-asset class coverage.
SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves over 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard offers software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. It is regarded as one the world's leading software and technology services companies.
Visit www.sungard.com/apt for a detailed description of APT solutions. In addition to its market risk management
services, SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services and
business continuity management software amongst others.
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