RWC Partners, a privately owned asset management company headquartered in London, has selected the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) to streamline their front to middle office investment processes. Portfolio managers, traders, compliance, and operational teams will use the centralised platform to manage their institutional portfolios, with data provided by Charles Rivers Investment Book of Record (IBOR) and Enterprise Data Management (EDM) capabilities.
Consolidating nine portfolio management desks onto a single investment management platform was the priority, and Charles River IMS gives us the flexibility to do this, said Nigel Hill, Head of IT and Operations, RWC Partners. We also wanted to eliminate manual workflows and improve data accuracy to help further reduce operational risk and costs.
For investment managers to make sound decisions in real-time, they require timely and accurate information, said Gavin Lavelle, Managing Director EMEA, Charles River. Charles Rivers IBOR and EDM capabilities deliver a complete data foundation for the front office and help ensure consistent management of positions and cash.
About Charles River, a State Street Company
Charles River Development, a State Street Company, enables sound and efficient investing across all asset classes. Investment firms in more than 40 countries use Charles River IMS to manage more than US$25 Trillion in assets in the institutional investment, wealth management and hedge fund industries. Our Software as a Service-based solution (SaaS) is designed to automate and simplify investment management on a single platform “ from portfolio management and risk analytics through trading and post-trade settlement, with integrated compliance and managed data throughout. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, we support clients globally with more than 750 employees in 11 regional offices. For more information, please visit www.crd.com
About State Street Corporation
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