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Investors holding alternative assets have long endured frustrating, tedious chores in overseeing their portfolios. Ground-breaking automation solutions are finally streamlining these processes.

As asset owners have increased their allocations to alternative assets, many have been challenged in aggregating an accurate picture of their portfolios. New technology solutions can change that experience.

For too long, institutional investors have been stuck with technology developed for and by asset managers. Not anymore.

Learn how Northern Trust Front Office Solutions developed a data integration solution for CIOs.

Investors in alternatives no longer need to settle for an exercise in frustration in order to calculate their true net returns.



Operational Risk Management Service Insights

New, untraditional investors are rushing to the private capital industry, becoming familiar and growing interest within the asset class. But even with increasing sophistication and emerging technologies, both managers and investors encounter hurdles in the valuation process.

In 2020, asset managers adjusted to the new normal. What new trends are apparent and how will they impact operational risk in the year ahead?

Investor appetite for increased transparency and how operational due diligence can help provide assurances in private market investment practices.

As investors seek private market opportunities in volatile times, operational due diligence empowers their decisions.

The third installment of this article series considers how the practice of operational due diligence has transitioned during the pandemic and where it will go from here.

The second installment of this article series discusses lessons from the Global Financial Crisis and their impact on operational due diligence approaches today.





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