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Managers can realise cost efficiencies ranging from 40% - 60% by embracing this operations model
Radio Feature 49: Michael Appenzeller in conversation with Sona Blessing
 
Thursday, May 24, 2012
radio Michael Appenzeller is co-founder and managing director at Etops Operations Services, which is a service company specialising in operations outsourcing and projects for hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and asset managers.

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Managers can realise cost efficiencies ranging from 40% - 60% by embracing this operations model

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  • Q1 - What exactly is a middle office outsourcing model and how is it different to what the administrator does?

    Duration: 02:14 


  • Q2 - By embracing your middle office model, what are the cost-savings achievable?

    Duration: 02:16 


  • Q3 - Would you say adopting the middle office model is beneficial for all fund managers? What have been your observations: are those managing a billion plus are less likely to outsource than those managing for instance under USD 50mn?

    Duration: 01:49 


  • Q4 - Do you know of studies, or data, or have information that suggests shifting to a middle office model enhances performance and accrues cost savings?

    Duration: 01:40 


  • Q5 - What is your edge as opposed to others offering the same service?

    Duration:  02:09 



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