Standardising digital communication in fund data

Hedgeweek Special Report US Fund Services 2019

Thursday, February 10th 2019

Much is written about the operational challenges that hedge fund managers face today but when it comes to data collection – i.e. reference data, pricing, portfolio valuations – and trade execution or standardised reporting, service providers and investors have to contend with plenty of pain points.

Cognisant of this lacuna in the marketplace, three years ago Swiss-based HedgePole set up a dedicated platform, HedgeData, to facilitate the flow of fund information between fund managers (both hedge and private equity) and their interested parties, and in doing so has established a unified model of digital communication and data exchange whilst maintaining each party’s authorisation, privacy and secrecy.

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