PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES CLIENTS WITH ADVANCED DATA SERVICES FOR ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS
LONDON, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Universal investment and Accelex today launched a new initiative to offer an enhanced suite of data services to alternative investors. One of Europe leading fund services platforms and Super ManCos, Universal Investment, has partnered with Accelex, a leading provider of data acquisition, analytics and reporting, to provide comprehensive portfolio analytics for investments alternatives, including detailed information on the underlying assets.
Transparency is essential for investors, however, unlike highly standardized and automated securities, investments in private equity, infrastructure or renewable energy generate large amounts of unstructured content that requires manual and time-consuming processing. With Accelex, Universal Investment will digitize these processes from document acquisition and tagging, to data extraction, reporting and analysis, all powered by proprietary artificial intelligence and analytics techniques. machine learning from Accelex. As part of the partnership, the firms will also develop a suite of advanced data services, providing clients with tools to better understand the drivers of alternative investment performance.
“Partnering with Accelex is an important part of our ongoing drive for innovation. It extends our existing advanced reporting capabilities to alternative investments, allowing us to increase transparency for investors and asset managers on our platform. Plus, Accelex is also helping us to further automate processes around alternative investments,” remarked Michael Reinhard, CEO of Universal Investment. “Accelex brings proven, scalable capabilities and an exceptional team that we are excited to work with, as we now also automate traditionally manual tasks for alternative investments, enabling our clients to further improve their investment decisions.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Universal Investment, provide our solution and add value to their alternative investor clients,” said Frank Vialaron, CEO of Accelex. “This relationship is huge validation of the work we do here at Accelex, the applicability of our platform today, and the future features we can build together. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.”
About Universal Investing
Universal Investment Group is one of Europe leading fund service platforms and Super ManCos with approximately €753 billion ($785 billion) of assets under administration, approximately 2,000 mutual fund and special fund mandates and a workforce of more than 1,000 people spread over Frankfurt am principal, Luxemburg, Dublin and Krakow. Founded in 1968, the firm is an independent platform for asset managers as well as institutional investors offering solutions for structuring and administration as well as risk management for securities, real estate and alternative investments. The companies UI labs, UI Enlyte and CAPinside complete the group’s innovative service offer. Universal Investment is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. (from April 30, 2022).
Accelex provides data acquisition, analytics and reporting solutions for alternative investors and asset managers, enabling companies to access the full potential of critical investment performance and transaction data. Powered by proprietary artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, Accelex solutions automate the processes of extracting, analyzing and sharing hard-to-access unstructured data. Accelex is headquartered in Londonwith offices at Paris, Luxemburg, New York and Toronto. For more information, visit: www.accelextech.com.
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