Thursday, June 29, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. ET

The Time Is Now for the Buy-Side to Review Technology and Operations


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Insufficient attention or just plain complacency around reviewing a firm’s technology stack can result in asset managers falling significantly behind their peers, especially during a precarious period marked by major market events on the horizon. While margin pressure and increased competition have been constant challenges in the industry for the past decade, firms must now also navigate unfavorable market conditions and a shifting operating landscape. This includes the transition to T+1 settlement, evolving investor preferences, rapid technological advancements, and the widespread occurrence of mergers, acquisitions, and partnership activities within the broader buy-side ecosystem.

Datos Insights Head of Securities & Investments Insights & Advisory Gavin Little-Gill and Strategic Advisor Paul Sinthunont delve into the compelling reasons for firms to conduct a comprehensive review of their investment technology during this webinar. Discover how the rapid transformation within the buy-side service ecosystem has significantly reshaped the future landscape of buy-side operating models.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the major industry trends and how it is imperative for firms to act on tech stacks reviews and embark on transformation projects.
  • Explore the dynamics of various buy-side technology ecosystems and their implications for firms, including the emergence of new opportunities to enhance their technology operating model.
  • Understand how Datos Insights can help with benchmarking technology through comprehensive analysis and impartial advice.