WHITE PAPERS & RESOURCES

Institutional investors spend a third of their time on tasks with no value to investment process

Institutional investors are spending 30 per cent of their time on tasks that do not add value to the investment process, including searching for documents on shared drives, and typing up handwritten notes from meetings.

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How Investment Teams Waste Their Time

It would be better spent on due diligence, instead of meaningless scut work, say Backstop and Mercer.

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Conducting Due Diligence During a Pandemic

Mercer-Backstop alliance allows asset allocators to kick the tires on investments remotely.

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Commentary: The avoidable risk CIOs are unknowingly introducing into their organizations

Many institutional investors are taking security more seriously and dedicating a portion of their requests for information or requests for pricing to questions about a potential vendor's security.

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AI-CIO Article - A System to Help Asset Allocators Adapt to Remote Working

Learn how ERS Texas (alongside other asset owner clients) has managed to maintain business continuity in these uncertain times.

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Surviving an Audit: Understanding Compliance Under the Dodd-Frank Act

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...

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