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Top 20 Global Asset Manager selects AIM Software’s GAIN for EDM

6 June 2016
Vienna, Austria

AIM Software, a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions for the global financial services industry, announces that a  US-based Asset Management institution has selected AIM Software’s GAIN Security Master to replace its legacy system and streamline its data management.

The client is one of the world’s largest asset managers ranked in the top 20 globally (based on assets under management)  and operates from multiple locations  investing in a full range of asset classes.

AIM Software was chosen as the result of a comprehensive selection process involving all leading Enterprise Data Management (EDM) suppliers of the Financial Services industry. GAIN was selected due to AIM Software’s approach based on productized applications – a unique approach in the EDM vendors landscape – as well as its flexibility in modeling financial instruments.

A Director of Investment Operations from the firm comments: “It was imperative to modernize our data management foundations to streamline our data activities and to add the agility required to quickly address the new business imperatives within our industry. We liked GAIN’s approach to deliver a productized business application to help us get up and running quickly as well as the visibility of configuration and business rules available to our teams.

The firm has started the implementation of GAIN as a central data management platform across all asset classes. The project will deliver consistent and full reference data management across the research, trading, risk, compliance, and operational functions of the firm’s investment management activities.

Josef Sommeregger, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer at AIM Software, comments: “Global asset managers are dealing with increasing transactions volumes, data sources, and asset types, coupled with more stringent regulatory requirements. As a result, institutions need to tackle more data quality issues whilst at the same time they need to improve accountability. The solution is an approach that helps firms deal with these constantly changing data requirements by centrally solving data quality issues across all data domains and by sharing clean and timely data across all functions and subsidiaries of the organization.”

Marco Sablone, Director of Sales for North America at AIM Software, adds “AIM Software is the only vendor to combine a modern data management platform with productized applications which deliver flexibility, efficiency, as well as a lower TCO over the life cycle of the application. The business applications benefit form the know-how of a living community of users and partners. We are proud to welcome our new client in our growing community of global asset managers.”

About AIM Software

Since 1999 AIM Software has been providing Enterprise Data Management (EDM) software and services to more than 100 of the world’s leading financial and securities institutions. Based on its award-winning  EDM platform GAIN, AIM Software provides global financial organizations with the data management solutions they need to mitigate risks, reduce costs, and enable growth. AIM Software is a global company, regionally covering all of Europe and North America.

Beyond EDM: AIM Software is the only vendor to offer a living suite of productized applications combined with a modern data management platform – GAIN EDM. The applications are packaged sets of functions improving specific business processes, and fed by an active and engaged client community. The GAIN suite of business applications features security master, portfolio pricing, corporate actions, quant database, and entity master.

Industry accolades and awards include:

  • "Best Corporate Actions Data Initiative" Award 2016 at the Inside Reference Data Awards
  • "Best EDM Platform for Portfolio Pricing" Award 2014 & 2013 at the A-Team Group DMS Awards
  • "Best-in-Class" Data Management System by CEB TowerGroup (2014 “Data Management Systems” report) in two categories: Business Process Improvement, Product Scope
  • Listed by Chartis RiskTech100® as one of the 100 most significant companies in the risk technology sector in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

For further information, please visit www.aimsoftware.com.

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