Asset allocators are spending nearly one third of their time on tasks that could be automated or streamlined, shows new report by Backstop Solutions Group and Mercer
October 27, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Launches Capital-Raising Dashboards, Enabling Users with Self-Service Configuration and Embedded Analytics at Their Fingertips
September 29, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Announces Enhanced Multi-Asset Class Research Management System Capabilities for Institutional Allocators and Research Intermediaries
August 25, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Announces New Advisory Board Members Hope Morrissey and Mike DeAddio
August 18, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification
July 28, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group and Mercer Announce Strategic Alliance
June 16, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Launches Next Generation of IntellX Services with IntellX Transactions
June 9, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Appoints Sara Schroeder as SVP of People and Development
February 25, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Introduces “Agile Pipeline Management” For Alternative Asset Managers
February 19, 2020
Backstop Solutions Group Appoints Russell Daws as Head of Global Sales
December 10, 2019
Backstop Solutions Group Launches IntellX, a New Productivity Offering for Allocators
October 29, 2019
Backstop Solutions Group Announces Key Promotions with the Appointment of Greg Fujii to Chief Operating Officer and Maryling Yu to Chief Marketing Officer
September 17, 2019
Backstop Solutions Group Appoints Paul Bonessi to Lead Backstop Accounting Product Line
April 9, 2019
Backstop Solutions Group Experiences Banner 2018 Featuring New Product Releases, $20 Million Funding Round, Key Acquisition, Executive Hires and Advisory Board Expansion
March 21, 2019
Backstop Solutions Group to Acquire BarclayHedge
December 17, 2018
Backstop Solutions Group Secures $20 Million Financing Round
October 30, 2018
Backstop Solutions Deepens Asset Owner Expertise with Appointment of Chad Erwin
August 28, 2018
Backstop Solutions Group Appoints Head of Global Sales
May 30, 2018
Backstop Solutions Group Launches New Product Enhancements
March 20, 2018
Backstop’s Popular User Conference Opens Its Doors to Industry
May 11, 2017
Backstop Solutions Group Named Europe's Most Innovative Technology Provider
May 9, 2017
Backstop's win underscores its rapid progress in the European hedge fund market.
Backstop, ACA Technology Announce Cloud-to-Ground Database Integration
March 15, 2017
ACA and Backstop's hybrid solution brings greater agility and streamlined operations to mutual clients.
Awards, Acquisitions and Innovation Fuel Backstop Solutions Group’s Robust Growth
March 7, 2017
Backstop Solutions Posts Strong Momentum in 2016 And Adds Innovation To Q1 2017 Roadmap
Backstop Solutions Group Named Europe’s Best CRM System
December 7, 2016
Award win underscores focus on developing products that bring greater agility to the institutional investment industry.
Backstop to Unveil Future Vision for Operational Agility at Backstop Connect Event
October 31, 2016
Backstop rebranded solutions to be incorporated into one comprehensive suite; New comprehensive suite will allow clients to be more agile and do more with less.
Backstop Announces APAC Expansion with Hong Kong Office and New Hire
July 26, 2016
Backstop expands into the Asia-Pacific region with the opening of its sixth office and the hiring of Steve Au as Director of Institutional Sales.
Optimizing User Experience Key Focus for 2016 Backstop User Conference
May 23, 2016
Guest speakers and breakout sessions enable customers to learn new skills and provide feedback
Backstop Survey Reveals Increased Focus on Cybersecurity for Institutional Investors
March 7, 2016
Survey of leading institutional investors benchmarks cybersecurity readiness in 2016
Backstop Named Best CRM System for Second Consecutive Year
February 22, 2016
Backstop Wins "best CRM" category at HFM U.S. Technology Awards
Press: "Backstop: Clould-Based Solutions for the Alternative Investment Industry" (FINalternatives)
February 21, 2016
FINalternatives' weekly FINtech Focus profiles Backstop
Backstop Announces the Launch of Backstop Blog
February 3, 2016
Company blog to focus on industry trends and user best practices
Backstop Expands in EMEA
December 13, 2015
Craig Rowland joins Backstop as VP of Institutional Sales to focus on operations and growth
Backstop Appoints Head of Information Security
December 8, 2015
Michael Neuman joins Backstop to oversee data and information security
Backstop Wins HFM European Technology Award
November 23, 2015
Backstop named the "Best CRM System" and shortlisted in three other award categories
Backstop Hosts Operational Due Diligence Panel in New York
October 29, 2015
Industry experts discuss trends in due diligence during Backstop's regional training
Backstop Solutions Group Wins HFM US Hedge Fund Services Award
October 22, 2015
Backstop wins HFM Week's "Best technology for small and start-up firms" award and is short-listed in four other categories.
Press: "Software Company Beefing up Staff" (Hedge Fund Alert)
September 30, 2015
Hedge Fund Alert reports on Backstop's rapid growth.
Backstop CEO Clint Coghill Named into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
September 23, 2015
Clint Coghill will join twenty other entrepreneurs to be inducted into the 2015 Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.
Backstop Expands its Leadership Team with the Addition of Four Senior Executives
September 17, 2015
Backstop announces newly-created strategic leadership roles.
Backstop Solutions Group Announces Integration With Preqin LTD
June 20, 2015
For Preqin data subscribers, Preqin investor data is seamlessly integrated into the Backstop CRM.
Backstop Solutions Group acquires Cogency Software
May 31, 2015
Backstop Solutions Group, LLC. has acquired Cogency Software, a leading provider of accounting solutions for multi-manager investment firms.
Backstop Solutions Group Shortlisted for Two Industry Awards
March 23, 2015
Backstop Solutions Group is shortlisted for two industry awards in Europe: the WealthBriefing Awards and the HFM European Hedge Fund Service Provider Awards.
Backstop Solutions Group Shows Impressive Growth in 2014
March 8, 2015
Backstop Solutions Group ended an exciting year of growth in 2014 with 112 new clients, as well as a number of new product features and client services enhancements.
Backstop Wins HFM US Technology Awards
February 8, 2015
Backstop platform is honored as "Best CRM System."
Backstop Wins Acquisition International Hedge Fund Award
January 29, 2015
Backstop platform is honored as the "Best CRM Software Suite for Investment Managers - USA."
Backstop Solutions Group Shortlisted for Family Wealth Report Awards
January 21, 2015
Backstop is shortlisted for the Family Wealth Report Awards 2015 in the “CRM System” category.
Backstop Solutions Group Launches New Mobile Solution
January 15, 2015
After first launching a redesigned mobile app at the 2014 Backstop User Conference, an updated version of the app was released in early January and now includes features for both fund managers and allocators.
Backstop Solutions Group Shortlisted for HFM US Technology Awards
December 14, 2014
Backstop is shortlisted in three categories for the 2015 HFM US Technology Awards, including: “Best CRM System,” “Best Data Management Product” and “Best Mobile Solution.”
Backstop Solutions Group Wins HFM US Hedge Fund Services Award
October 28, 2014
Backstop received the honors for "Best Cloud Based Solution" at the 2014 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards, sponsored by HFMWeek magazine.
Backstop Solutions Group Shortlisted for HFMWeek US Service Provider Awards
October 14, 2014
Backstop is highlighted in four categories, including “Best technology – overall,” “Best technology firm – client service,” “Best technology for small and start-up firms,” and "Best Cloud Based Solution."
Backstop Moves Into New London Office
September 14, 2014
Company expands team in EMEA and opens EU data center.
Effective Operational Due Diligence
July 23, 2014
Backstop's Vice President of Product & Market Strategy examines the drivers and challenges of performing operational due diligence, and shares four tips for transforming its results into actionable intelligence.
Backstop Strengthens Leadership Team, Hires Two Executives
May 13, 2014
Newly-created roles to enhance client engagement and product management.
Employees Retirement System of Texas Signs with Backstop
April 30, 2014
Backstop continues to add more asset allocators to client base.
Backstop Solutions Group Appoints Managing Director for EMEA
April 7, 2014
Following the opening of an office in London last year, Backstop Solutions Group announces that Simon Johnson is joining the company as Managing Director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. In this newly created role, Johnson is responsible for leading Backstop’s growth in these markets.
Backstop Solutions Group Soars to New Heights
April 2, 2014
Following a year of unprecedented growth, Backstop Solutions Group continues its success in 2014, signing 23 new clients in Q1.
Backstop Shortlisted for the Custody Risk Awards
March 26, 2014
Backstop has been shortlisted in two categories for the Custody Risk Americas Awards.
Backstop Solutions Group Leverages Global Expansion to Connect with Clients, Industry Partners
March 20, 2014
Backstop has opened offices in London, New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston. This global expansion is allowing the company to better serve clients and connect with industry partners through conference sponsorships...
Backstop Shortlisted for the Family Wealth Report Awards 2014
January 16, 2014
Backstop Solutions Group (BSG), the leading provider of web-based solutions for the institutional investment community, has announced that the firm has been shortlisted for the Family Wealth Report Awards.
Backstop Continues Global Expansion with Two New Offices
January 12, 2014
Backstop Solutions Group (BSG), the leading provider of web-based solutions for the institutional investment community, has announced the opening of its newest offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Los Angeles, California. This will be the fourth and fifth location for the Chicago-headquartered software company, following the 2013 openings of offices in New York and London.
CASE STUDY: College of the Holy Cross – Investment Office
January 10, 2014
The College of the Holy Cross selected Backstop in order to consolidate fund research, portfolio management, accounting, and analytics. The case study analizes their experiences with the platform.
Backstop Finalist in 2013 HFM Awards
October 1, 2013
Backstop is proud to announce its inclusion on the shortlist for the 2013 HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards.
Backstop Incuded in Hedge Fund Operational Group Working Paper
September 29, 2013
Geoff Surkamer wrote an article, "The Importance of CRM", that was included in the Hedge Fund Operational Group Working Paper.
Backstop Solutions Group Hosts 7th Annual User Conference
September 16, 2013
Backstop held its 7th User Conference at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center with over 150 attendees.
Backstop Acquires PerTrac CMS, Names New CEO
May 1, 2013
Backstop announces the acquisition of PerTrac CMS from eVestment Alliance, takes on CMS clients and announces Clint Coghill as new CEO.
ITA Fall Challenge Introduces Chicago Tech Companies To Emerging Talent
November 18, 2012
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) proudly announces the winners of the 2012 Fall Challenge Presented by Backstop Solutions Group. The Final Challenge brought 55 students to Chicago, introducing them to Illinois technology companies to attract them to the growing Chicago tech industry.
Backstop Releases Enhanced MS Office Integration to Power Client Workflow
August 8, 2012
Tighter integration gives managers an edge to collect research, produce tear sheets and aims to significantly improve productivity for Backstop users overseeing marketing, investor relations, research, due diligence, compliance, and relationships with third party vendors.
Backstop Discusses JOBS Act, New Marketing Regulations for Hedge Funds
May 23, 2012
Backstop Solutions Group speaks about The JOBS Act and its implications on the hedge fund community at a seminar hosted by industry news company Infovest21. Among the topics discussed are the advantages and disadvantages of the new regulations brought on by this legislation.
Understanding the Cloud: Benefits and Considerations for Fund Managers
April 12, 2012
As more and more firms in the hedge fund industry continue to adopt cloud computing, understanding the benefits and considerations behind cloud technology becomes more important than ever. This paper will define cloud computing and address the benefits and concerns behind the ever evolving technology known as The Cloud.
HFMWeek Roundtable: Focus on CRM Software
February 7, 2012
Backstop CEO Jeremie Bacon discusses CRM Trends for Hedge Funds
Backstop Introduces Portfolio Planning Module for Flagship Software Platform
December 1, 2011
Backstop Solutions Group announced the addition of Backstop Portfolio Planning to its core portfolio management platform. The new module allows allocators to construct and share customized portfolio scenarios based on target asset allocations within its flagship software platform...
Backstop to Showcase Integrated Compliance Solutions at ACA Conference
August 31, 2011
Backstop Solutions Group will continue to set the standard for integrated compliance solutions for alternative asset managers by exhibiting at the ACA Compliance Group's Fall 2011 Compliance Conference in September...
Surviving an Audit: Understanding Compliance Under the Dodd-Frank Act
June 28, 2011
Establishing a clear internal compliance program is key for fund managers that now have to register with the SEC, according to a new white paper published by Backstop Solutions Group, a leading software provider for the alternative asset industry...
Backstop Named Finalist for Illinois Technology Association CityLIGHTS Award
April 19, 2011
Backstop Solutions Group announced it has been selected as a finalist for a 2011 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS award in the Rising Star category. According to the ITA, the award winning company must have exhibited success in building a sustainable organization, with ongoing revenue growth, and expansion of its products and services to new market segments...
Bridging the communications gap with cloud-based solutions
March 29, 2011
For most businesses, having a website is fundamental. Not so for hedge fund managers who have preferred to reinforce their clandestine activities by eschewing a snazzy homepage. This is beginning to change as managers embrace the new era of regulation and compliance says Chicago-based Backstop Solutions Group...
Backstop Celebrates Record Growth in 2010
January 31, 2011
Backstop today announced a record year of client growth in 2010. The firm increased its client base by more than 25% and further extended its position as a global leader in the alternative investment management community...