The newly released version 3.4 of SimCorp’s investment management system, SimCorp Dimension, offers straight-through processing based on a single integrated database. Furthermore, users will find new tools including Client Manager and Portfolio Modelling and Rebalancing functions, as well as a number of other processes and support for new instruments. Client Manager enables fund managers to view relevant client information – including client details, portfolio overview, performance measurements, limits/mandate restrictions, client transactions and bank account information – from a single window. SimCorp noted that the module will allow the fund manager ready access to all information and controls necessary to manage client accounts, from a single screen.
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