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FinAnalytica launches Cognity Managed Services

Thursday, October 04, 2012

David Merrill
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

FinAnalytica, a US-based multi-asset class analytics company has launched a new product – Cognity Managed Services, which extends their hosted Cognity ASP risk management and portfolio construction platform to include customized managed services, such as full data management, portfolio analytics, reporting and consulting. Buy-side clients will now have access to an expanded list of tailored risk solutions and a suite of outsourced services, ranging from selected data management and analytical tasks to full day-to-day turnkey risk operations.

Focusing on hedge funds, pension funds, endowments and other institutional investors, Cognity Managed Services shifts the requirement for day-to-day production and operations to a deep and dedicated team of professionals. The operational burden and costs related to infrastructure, software, data management, analytics and reporting is delivered via software-as-a-service (SaaS) infrastructure.

"We have seen an increasing amount of end-users looking for a SaaS solution and we’re meeting this demand with a wide variety of unique managed services offerings that can allow clients to best leverages their existing resources and costs," explains David Merrill, CEO of FinAnalytica in an interview with Opalesque.

The product will include: market data sourcing; technical integration of client positions, holdings and quantitative data; quality-controlled production; daily risk analytics, and......................

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