London, 24 October 2018 – The back office has never received so much industry attention, and a lot of eyeballs are on the settlement space. Legacy technologies are being considered for replacement, so the key person risk involved in maintaining in-house builds or heavily customized vendor solutions is front-of-mind for many C-suite executives. In what ways have vendors adapted their delivery options for firms considering further headcount rationalization, and how have they improved their user interfaces and workflow support capabilities to facilitate in-house or managed services deployment?
This report examines the dynamics within the settlement operations and technology function, particularly around firms’ usage and perception of vendor technology and services. It is based on 2017 and 2018 telephone interviews with 31 market participants in settlement operations functions at capital markets firms around the globe. It also profiles 13 solution vendors that are active in the global financial markets—BlackRock, Broadridge, Calypso, Finastra, FIS, Fiserv, GBST, IBM, IHS Markit, Intellect Design, Shadow Financial, Tata Consultancy Services, and Torstone Technology.
This 58-page Impact Report contains 44 figures and four tables. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report, the corresponding charts, and the Executive Impact Deck.
This report mentions Bloomberg, Cor Financial, CRD, Eagle Investment Systems, Murex, NRI, SimCorp, SS&C, and Talisys.