In a recent white paper entitled Evolution in Asset Management, SEI pointed out that 70 per cent of US fund managers are currently looking to deploy advanced analytics in the front-office. The field of data science and machine learning-based data analysis is helping to transform how fund managers think about data to gain a competitive edge.
In this latest podcast, produced in association with SEI, Michiel Meeuwissen, Head of Hedge Fund Solutions at Kempen Capital Management, and SEI’s Ross Ellis, discuss the evolution of asset management, and in particular two key trends – vulnerable economics, and emboldened investors.
Attend almost any financial industry event today and the chances are a panel discussion will refer to blockchain and the transformation opportunities it could afford the industry. It has become a buzzword, a term that one has to pretend to understand and nod sagely whenever it comes up in conversation. If you don't understand blockchain, you're not in the club, cast aside as a technological Luddite.