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eFront selected by Lunar Capital

From the press release:
"With a strong strategic focus on active involvement in portfolio companies, Lunar Capital decided to select a front-to-back platform solution. As the teams run a highly professional process-driven approach to portfolio company management, they needed a proven private equity solution to ease their growing direct investment operations in China."

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Posted: 24 March, 2011
SS&C SS&C to establish new fund administration and technology center

From the press release:
"SS&C Technologies has announced it will invest nearly $4 million to open a new fund administration and technology center in Evansville, Indiana. SS&C plans to begin hiring fund accountants and account managers, in addition to sales and operations support roles, with the anticipated opening of operations in Evansville in the second quarter of 2011."

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Posted: 23 March, 2011
eFront signs new client in China, CITIC PE

From the press release:
"CITIC PE, a leading Chinese private equity fund manager, has decided to select FrontInvest for its front-office features that empower front-office end-users to gain autonomy of the solution, including the ability to custom-design adjustments for their constantly evolving needs."

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Posted: 22 March, 2011
Ipreo iLevel selected by four private equity firms

From the press release:
"iLevel has announced that four more firms have selected iLevel's Portfolio Management Platform for advanced portfolio performance analysis. In total, these firms have over $38 billion under management spanning more than 185 investments.  iLevel's configurable, Web-based solution will be used as the core portfolio management system helping to facilitate timely, accurate data collection and transparent reporting."

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Posted: 16 March, 2011
FIS SunGard Investran selected by Kansas State University Foundation

From the press release
"When looking for a solution to help manage our investment accounting and reporting needs it was imperative that we select a solution with robust functionality. SunGard's Investran will help streamline our operations while providing greater transparency around our portfolio monitoring and reporting needs."

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Posted: 09 March, 2011
SS&C SS&C appoints David Varsano to its Board of Directors

From the SS&C Technologies press release:
"I am impressed with SS&C's capabilities and expertise in installing cloud-based software products (as Software-as-a-Service) and full services (as business process outsourcing),' said David Varsano. "SS&C is uniquely situated to capitalize on the rapidly emerging services trends and software needs in the financial services industry."

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Posted: 08 March, 2011
Ipreo iLevel white paper on Information Transparency

From the white paper:
"iLevel has announced the publication of a white paper demonstrating how new technology is empowering private equity firms to be more confident in their reporting and analysis, ushering in a new age of data transparency and information sharing."

Read the white paper here



Posted: 03 March, 2011
efront selected by Vaekstfonden

From the press release:
"Vaekstfonden is a Danish government-backed investment fund and has been using FrontInvest since 2005. The fund invests in funds and portfolio companies, managing numerous loans including convertible and annuity debt instruments, and has been looking for software with loan management functionalities."

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Posted: 21 February, 2011
Intralinks announces new functionality in ILP 2.7

From the press release:
"Intralinks' 400 private equity clients can:
  • automate the process of collecting KYC documents.
  • synchronize contact data between their CRM and IntraLinks.
  • present investment data to investors in dashboards.
  • provide LPs access to the fund's reports on their iPad.
Thus improving transparency, increasing investor satisfaction and saving time on administrative tasks."

For more information visit the website



Posted: 21 February, 2011
eFront seminar on Quantitative Investment Analysis

'Quantitative Investment Analysis for Invigorating your Private Equity and Hedge Funds' strategies'
9:00 - 10:30 CET on 22 March 2011 in Zurich



Posted: 21 February, 2011
FIS SunGard Investran white paper 'Doing More with Less: The Keys to Private Equity Efficiency'

From the white paper:
"The uncertain nature of capital calls, as well as a fall-off in distributions, has been a source of uneasiness for private-equity investors still reeling from the market dislocations of several years ago. Ongoing weakness in IPO and M&A activity which, by reducing the frequency of PE distributions directly impacts liquidity has only heightened these concerns."

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Posted: 18 February, 2011
Intralinks admitted to World Economic Forum Community of Global Growth Companies

From the press release:
"Intralinks announced that it has been accepted into the World Economic Forum's Community of Global Growth Companies (GGC).  The GGC Community was formed in 2007 to engage dynamic, high-growth companies with the potential to be tomorrow's industry leaders and a driving force of economic and social change. There are currently only 280 companies in the GGC Community in more than 60 countries."

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Posted: 17 February, 2011
TouchstoneCRM Touchstone launches comprehensive application training courses for SunSystems

Extract from course overview:
  • "Public courses covering over 50 core SunSystems and Vision modules.
  • All levels catered for: introductory, intermediate and advanced courses available.
  • Modern training facilities.
  • All supporting Infor product materials provided.
  • Industry-recognised certification for all delegates."



Posted: 17 February, 2011



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