private client investment firms, the front office is becoming the focus of technology
investment. The ability to reduce risk, enhance STP and improve the investment process
is key to the growth of every firm. Portfolio is a comprehensive front office solution
that can easily interface to any back office system via a standard xml interface.
Its dynamic features make it a powerful decision making tool for wealth managers,
stockbrokers and fund managers. Existing clients use Portfolio to support various
business models from specialised fund management to Wealth Managers operating over
75,000 bespoke private client portfolios.
- Enhanced investment decision making and execution.
- Customisable interface to reflect individual user requirements.
- Portfolio modeling and rebalancing and asset allocation.
- Global investment performance standards (GIPS®) compliant performance measurement.
- Pre-trade compliance triggered at all stages of an order.
- Real-time capital gains tax (CGT) calculations.
- Professional, branded reporting.
Configurable screens allow users to define the portfolio, client and static data
displayed. Dynamic tabs provide access to data held in other systems directly through
the graphical user interface (GUI).
Portfolio’s flexible and functionally rich modeling functionality can be used for
both an institutional as well as a highly bespoke portfolio management service.
Asset allocations can be applied across multiple clients whilst ensuring individual
mandates are met. Drift analysis highlights outliers, allowing the fund manager
to instantly respond to changes in circumstances or moves in the market and realign
The system allows users to constantly track, measure and report on the performance
of a portfolio. Executive, Service and Branch-level performance can be calculated
and flexible, branded reports produced through Portfolio.
The system’s extensive audit and vetting functionality helps improve compliance
and the system’s STP nature gives firms confidence in the system, allowing them
to focus on building relationships and growing their client base.