Investment Management, Reference Data and Risk Solutions

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Emerging Managers

Front-to-Back Office Hedge Fund Management Solution from Trading through Portfolio Accounting

FastStart is a complete business solution for start-up and growing hedge fund managers that combines mission critical trading, portfolio and risk management applications with market data, operational support, and IT infrastructure, all within a single application.

Emerging fund managers will significantly lower their start up time to market and on-going operating expenses by leveraging our institutional IT infrastructure. Each manager can configure their operating environment.

Order Management

  • Multi-asset execution and order management
  • Pre- and post-trade compliance tracking and reporting
  • Short stock locater and borrow tracking
  • Real-time P&L and portfolio exposure views

Portfolio Management

  • Historical shadow accounting
  • Automated counterparty reconciliation
  • NAV reporting and daily portfolio accounting
  • Historical reporting

Data Management

  • Automated security set-up and maintenance
  • Automated counterparty communication via Broadridge Tradelink
  • Integration to Broadridge Datalink

Hosting/IT Support

  • Fully hosted IT platform
  • Mirrored “hot site” disaster recovery
  • 24/7 product, IT support and maintenance services
  • Turn-key implementation

3rd Party Adapters

  • Execution platforms e.g., Bloomberg EMSX, Redi, Passport
  • Trading Algorithms e.g., Credit Suisse AES, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs
  • Accounting systems e.g., Advent’s Geneva® and Sungard VPM™