Traditional Asset Managers Adopting EMS, Says Aite

September 2008
Securities Industry News;9/15/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 32, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that traditional asset managers are adopting execution management systems (EMS) which are associated with hedge funds. The report by research firm Aite Group reveals that the traditionally conservative managers are going into strategies considered previously as high risk. Orc Software of Stockholm, Sweden reports a big increase in the number of EMS users especially in Asia and particularly among firms in Japan and Korea. EMS VP of trading solutions Jesper Alfredsson says this is due in part to market volatility.


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