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Steven Roe
New York – September 30, 2020 – Advisor Credit Exchange (ACE), a breakthrough innovation in delivering lending solutions to financial advisors, has engaged West Highland Support Services, a global managed services provider, to provide 24-hour support for ACE’s credit marketplace platform. West Highland’s award-winning Managed Services will now support ACE’s end-to-end technology and software. The...
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It has long been recognized that managed services provide benefits beyond cost reduction.   Although commercial savings can reach upwards of 60% against existing cost of in-house models, the pandemic has shined a light on several equally important benefits that are provided by outsourcing. Managed services have been immune to risk that localized proximity models have. ...
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West Highland has expanded our Intelligent Data Platform which provides clients the ability to ingest sources for any structured or non-structured data and deliver to a customizable dashboard with a robust REST API for Data Science and Quant Analysis. IDP-Legal Entity Mastering (IDP-LEM) to support Investment Management firms need to see vendor data sources and...
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One wrong move can have significant impact! Data Notification and Usage Management for Refinitiv DataScope Introduction: Financial Services firms use Refinitiv DataScope to deliver reference data, corporate actions and pricing data to drive business applications. These applications provide significant value when pricing mutual funds, risk positions and portfolio management. As there are changes to the...
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West Highland Support Services and VendEx Solutions Team Up to Provide Technology and Data Management Solutions to the Market Data Industry West Highland Support Services (WHSS), a leading Market Data Solutions and Managed Service Company for the Financial Sector, and VendEx Solutions, Inc., a San Francisco-based SaaS company building software for financial services market data...
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As firms engage in initiatives to drive down cost across all business units, senior management is once again targeting additional savings in infrastructure reductions. This directive has pushed many firms to reduce their infrastructure based on “benchmarking and monitoring” using rudimentary and inappropriately configured monitoring tools. Problem Statement Most monitoring utilities only have the ability...
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HOW TRADING FLOORS BEING CLOSED IMPACTS MARKET CLOSE Background Prior to COVID-19 trading floors at Exchanges had very effective processes for opening and closing the markets. This consisted of brokers on trading floors who understood their firm’s position and would buy or sell stocks to remove any large risk to the firm. These processes have...
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There is no doubt that financial service companies succeed or fail based on their ability to understand, analyze and react to data. Massive amounts of money are spent creating and managing data delivery infrastructures and fierce competition exists between firms trying to hire the top quantitative analysts. This year’s academy award nominated film, “The Big...
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So you want to reduce your overall market data spend… tired of paying exorbitant fees?  You are not alone.  There has been a large demand from virtually all clients on both the buy-side and the sell-side to reduce overall spend on market data.  This trend has been cyclical over the years but is currently front and center...
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