Delta Lloyd Investment Managers (DLI) has completed the implementation of SimCorp Dimension as its new investment management system. As part of the Aviva Group, DLI will be using the integrated system to manage the assets of its insurance activities and mutual funds. In addition to managing its own direct holdings and fund administration, the SimCorp Dimension system has enabled DLI to offer an outsourcing service to other investors and asset management companies. The company has implemented the system to provide front-to-back STP, enabling it to run several accounting frameworks in parallel, which in turn, has enabled enhancements to accounting processes and the servicing of institutional investors, according to DLI.
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