NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Institutional credibility is an ever-present term in the alternative investment community. While traditionally focused on pedigree and performance, institutional credibility now encompasses real-time, scalable infrastructure which delivers active and repeatable controls. The definition of 'credible' is changing. That's one key finding from the latest white paper Driving Hedge Fund Growth and Institutional Credibility: An Introduction to the 5 S's of SaaS from Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LIQD), a provider of cloud-based investment management solutions for the financial community.
According to the white paper, gaining institutional credibility from the investor lens requires hedge fund managers to demonstrate competency along a wider spectrum of technology and fund management. This shift shines a light on purpose-built SaaS models as they provide greater flexibility to optimize day-to-day fund management and the increasingly complex management of investor relations. The white paper details the 5 S's of SaaS - Speed, Scale, Service, Syndication and Substantiation – and their impact on a hedge fund manager's drive for growth and credibility.
"The asset management industry continues to transform through the potent mix of new laws, more competition, calls for greater transparency, and diminishing fee models. While pedigree and performance are still key, technology remains the single differentiator and common denominator amidst these challenges," said Robert O'Boyle, EVP of Sales and Marketing of Liquid Holdings. "The right technology can be an efficient solution for fund optimization that not only enables alpha in a fragmented environment but demonstrates the capabilities necessary for more collaboration with investors and, ultimately, smarter relationship management that encourages both retention and runway."
The full white paper can be viewed at: http://liquidholdings.com/document-library/driving-hedge-fund-growth-institutional-credibility
The company's flagship product, the Liquid platform, is a real-time operating system that frees up the front-office to focus on investing by eliminating non-integrated workflows and infrastructure, and time-consuming processes. Powered by a proprietary cloud and backed by managed services, Liquid helps fund managers drive better insights into portfolio performance while institutionalizing the business with secure, repeatable controls across disaster recovery, business continuity, and broker reconciliations.
About Liquid Holdings Group
Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LIQD) is a cloud-based technology and managed services provider to the global hedge fund and active trading markets. Liquid's solutions are delivered efficiently and securely through the cloud in a SaaS model. The Liquid platform was purpose built to manage the entire trade lifecycle by seamlessly integrating multi-currency, multi-asset trade order management and execution with real-time risk, portfolio management and shadow account reporting through a single solution. The Company offers the Liquid platform or any of its components on a subscription basis to hedge fund managers, asset managers, family offices and financial institutions worldwide. Liquid was named 2014 Best Global Risk Management Software Company and Best USA Global Risk Management Software Company by the readers of Hedgeweek, as well as 2014 Best Cloud Provider and Best Fin Tech Operations Startup by FTF News.
Headquartered in New York City, Liquid Holdings Group was formed in 2012. For more information, please visit www.liquidholdings.com.
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