Industry dynamics are altering the traditional roles played by industry participants in the capital markets and investment ecosystems. Active investment firms are faced with immediate business challenges that are born from the waves of regulation, passive investing, fee compression trends, and broader capital demands that have emerged since the last financial crisis.
As founder of fintech Axioma, and now the CEO of newly launched analytics and index provider Qontigo, Sebastian Ceria has for over 20 years been immersed in the sweeping changes that continue to transform the business of investment management
Constructing fixed income factor models has long been an elusive endeavor owing to a number of challenges, not least of which includes cleansing and organizing the underlying fixed income data, or lack thereof.
The cloud is “in.” In fact, being in the cloud is fast becoming de rigueur for investment managers who want to send a message to all constituents—clients, investors, partners, competitors, you name it—that they are technologically “with-it.”