For Investment Managers

Investment Managers are increasingly reliant on the quality of their data, as it has a critical impact on their decision making and the service level they deliver to clients.
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Investment managers

Poor data can create problems in multiple areas:

Client reporting

Client Reporting

misleading, inaccurate or out of date policy/plan data being reported
Business errors

Dealings Errors

from incorrect security set-up



incorrect or missing data could result in inappropriate advice for clients

CASS breaches

CASS breaches

such as miscalculated fees being charged or erroneous regulatory submissions
Inaccurate MI

Inaccurate MI

used for critical and strategic decision making

The consequences of bad data can be significant:

  • Damaged client relationships caused by inaccurate communications
  • Lost reputation if the above happens at any scale
  • Increased staff costs to monitor and resolve data-related issues
  • Reduced productivity from continuously allocating valuable resource to address data problems
  • Regulatory fines if customer data is misrepresented or regulatory reporting is inaccurate
  • Strategic decisions based on poor data can be damaging to both clients and the firm
  • Cost of compliance will grow if data issues are ignored

Investment managers need to keep a keen eye on how data is collated, processed and reported to ensure they can run an efficient operation, avoid falling foul of the regulator and maintain customer trust.

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To find out how to avoid these pitfalls

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Insights for Investment Managers

DCI The hidden cost of bad data

The hidden cost of bad data

Regulatory Imperative

Regulatory imperative

Bad data pain points

Pain points from bad data