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Profil Ronald Knecht've found a bilingual blog, so please choose "English" or "German". The blog represents personal views on IT systems and consulting in the asset management and investment banking market and focuses predominantly but not exclusively on issues in German speaking countries, respectively countries with a German speaking sub-community (DE, AT, CH, LU, LI, BE, IT).

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Fund management: Wasting assets

This very interesting article shows the dynamic of the fund management market world wide, references to the latest acquisition - Blackrock purchases Barclays Global Investors (BGI) - and also gives an outlook of what may come. A must-read for everybody in the industry!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Die Landesbank Berlin Investment GmbH entscheidet sich für XENTIS von PROFIDATA

Wie hier bereits vermutet wird die LBB-Invest Xentis implementieren, dabei die Module Ordermanagement, Compliance und Fondsbuchhaltung einsetzen. Dabei wird der umfangreiche Auswahlprozess, der zur Entscheidung geführt hat, besonders hervorgehoben. Der Trend scheint in der Tat über die Jahre zu umfangreichen RfPs zu führen...

Metzler Asset Management Leverages the Charles River Investment Management System to Triple Trade Volumes

Metzler now has officially stated that their trading system CRIMS ("Charles River Investment Management System") does have a positive impact on its business ever since they decided to implement it. Metzler is using the Trader and Post-Trade modules in Frankfurt, Germany, mainly for its Master-KAG business.