Investment Operations

Open architecture platform of technology and managed services for asset managers

Let your strategy, not your service provider, drive your operating model

Asset managers are looking to advance their operating models to keep pace with evolving investment strategies, client demands, and performance goals that never stand still. They want the flexibility to maintain control over the functions that differentiate their business and appoint the best service provider for the rest.

 

We know flexibility can come at a steep data integration cost. That’s why we offer a full complement of modular, open-architecture technology solutions, and expert services, all powered by BBH Infomediary®, a robust data integration engine that easily connects and transforms data from our solutions, your solutions, and third-party solutions. Let us help you create the operational data structure that best feeds your front office and supports your decision-making.

 

Work with our experts to build an efficient, resilient operating model —without sacrificing flexibility or control over your data, your preferred systems, or your business strategy.

Investment Operations at BBH

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    As asset managers and financial institutions map out the future of their business, asset servicers will play a pivotal role in driving ideal outcomes.
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    A recap of the recent InvestOps Virtual Boardroom 2021 conference, which brought together executives from firms with a wide variety of investment strategies, operating models and assets under management.
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    Keith Haberlin discusses learnings from the last year in his role as Head of Investment Operations, and how BBH’s platform is uniquely positioned to solve asset managers’ operating model challenges

C-Suite Asset Manager Survey

50 senior executives shared their thoughts on 2020’s unique challenges and the future of asset management

Our Investment Operations Platform

Connect your solutions, our solutions, and third party solutions with Infomediary Data Services, to better support front office decision-making and post-trade data flows. Infomediary is a powerful data integration engine that streamlines data transfers, standardizes information flows, and creates a secure, flexible data connectivity layer that is under your complete control. Infomediary insulates you from the distractions of multiplying data sources, new data formats, counterparty changes, and SWIFT compliance. We also facilitate API-enabled data transmission across your operating model. Make your operational data work for you—without the friction of multiple, complex data integrations.

Investment teams can focus more time on managing their investments when they have accurate and timely investment data (Investment Book of Record or IBOR), the essential data resource for any asset manager. IBOR is the single record that describes your investment positions in real-time, with forecasts into the future, and a detailed record of the past which is critical for the front-office. This feeds a host of other functions from risk management, client reporting, and performance. Whether you require IBOR in your own data environment, one provided by BBH, or by another technology provider, BBH has a solution for you.

Create the optimal trade management model, based on your needs. Recognized for our approach to service excellence, we integrate with your order management system’s architecture and manage your trade processing from matching, to trade management, or failed trade resolution. Our offering provides a hosted service for trade capture, matching, settlement monitoring, fail management, and seamless integration with your operating model via Infomediary®.

Our multi-service provider offering helps you manage the entire corporate actions event lifecycle and simplifies the most challenging corporate actions processes. Digitize your full workflow from event announcement to response submission so that your teams can reduce the risk of an error by focusing on the economics rather than sifting through paper and service provider websites.

We reconcile securities and cash breaks across multiple asset types and service providers. Improve your match rate, decrease exceptions, and focus on true breaks with our hosted service offering. Our reconciliation experts oversee and optimize your process as part of a managed service. We perform a pre-review and classify breaks, so that your teams spend less time researching them and more time actioning them. Supported by Infomediary®, our reconciliation platform takes in data from multiple sources and surfaces data visualizations via our digital client platform, Infuse™.

We insulate you from investments required to comply with complex collateral requirements, so you can focus on generating investment returns. Our program covers the entire collateral lifecycle, supporting the most complex derivatives trading strategies. These services also connect with your custody and fund services areas via Infomediary® for added efficiencies and risk management. We service multiple participants in the collateral lifecycle including CCPs, FCMs, and asset managers.

Through our scalable, independent solution InfoNAV®, you can demonstrate oversight across your various fund accounting service providers. Using Infomediary®, we import critical NAV data from your administrators and generate a secondary NAV for comparison to the primary NAV on our digital client platform, Infuse™. Easily obtain key metrics, analytics and reporting for boards and stakeholders. Designed and supported by BBH fund accountants, our subject matter experts assist with the onboarding process as well as ongoing client support.

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