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June 2019

Overcoming the data management challenge in business scaling

The ability to properly scale and build AUM for long-term success should be top of mind for any hedge fund manager. Luckily, thanks to incredible advances in technology over recent years - particularly in relation to cloud-based platforms - efficient scaling, without losing control, is eminently achievable. Moreover, by partnering with institutional quality technology providers, managers are able to improve their entire data management process through greater automation.

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June 2019

Eliminating Information Asymmetry in Treasury: Navigating the Complex Modern Landscape

Treasury has evolved - so have the tools needed to support it. Under pressures from a wide range of stakeholders and today's ever-increasing abundance of information, a Treasurer's decisions and recommendations have never needed to be more accurate. With the right technology, Treasurers can develop a comprehensive house view of their data and use that information to act more proactively in responding to stakeholders, their counterparties, and future market changes.

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April 2019

Arcesium: A Modular Approach to Post-Trade

Now a suite of modular technology solutions makes discrete parts of the platform more broadly accessible to meet a demand in the marketplace for targeted solutions. "These will be the go-to solutions for clients looking to improve their existing processes without adding headcount or undertaking a legacy system overhaul," says David Nable, managing director and head of commercial strategy at Arcesium.

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February 2019

Managers Pressure Hedge Admin Shops for Juiced-Up Tech

"The standalone offerings are a natural evolution of our business. We built our full technology platform to better support the most complex operation demands of some of the largest asset managers in the industry," said David Nable, head of commercial strategy at Arcesium. "This demand for innovative technology in the fund admin space will only increase, and, by offering portions of our technology platform á la carte, we're responding to the challenges that managers face when it comes to operations and data management."

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February 2019

Arcesium to hire 100 staff in tech build-out

"Arcesium has built a powerful and fully integrated platform designed to support the most complex operational demands of some of the largest asset managers in the industry. We are thrilled to offer key features of this platform as standalone software and service solutions," said CEO Gaurav Suri.

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February 2019

Arcesium Launches Suite of Modular Technology Solutions for Alternative Asset Managers

Arcesium, a post-trade technology and professional services firm that supports more than $100 billion in client assets, today announced the launch of a suite of modular technology products and solutions for alternative asset managers. These highly configurable tools and services are designed to integrate into a client's existing technology to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their middle- and back-office operations.

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October 2018

Arcesium Technology Boosts Third Party Administration Offering

Arcesium is expanding its strategic partnership with J.P. Morgan Alternative Investment Services, a provider of independent fund administration and comprehensive outsourcing solutions to hedge funds, hybrid funds, and fund of hedge funds, using a first-of-its-kind technology platform. J.P. Morgan in its partnership with Arcesium as a technology provider, has converted a substantial portion of its Alternative Investment Services business to the new technology platform powered by Arcesium.

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October 2018

Admins betting big on evolving technology

When it comes to technology, everybody wants the latest and greatest system to catapult them over the competition, and hedge fund administrators are no exception. "It's a new concept in how managers and administrators work together," says Head of Commercial Strategy at Arcesium David Nable.

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September 2018

Arcesium: Streamlining the Complex Post-Trade Processes

Arcesium offers a unified, open-architecture, fully hosted technology platform for the entire post-trade process. "We have deployed our solution in the cloud, which makes it straightforward for us to scale it up and down to meet the needs of different kinds of funds," begins Bryan Dougherty, managing director and head of technology, Arcesium.

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March 2018

Institutional Investor Names Arcesium CEO Gaurav Suri to 2018 Trading Technology 40

Innovation with a high-tech gloss isn't confined to the front office. Quantitative hedge fund firm D.E. Shaw Group demonstrated that with its 2015 spinoff of posttrade servicer Arcesium. Headed by former D.E. Shaw head of information technology and software development Gaurav Suri, Arcesium offers such services as prime brokerage margin replication, internal books and records, profit-and-loss and portfolio data warehousing, SWIFT-integrated wire platforms, and fund-administration reconcilers.

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March 2018

Banking CIO Outlook Names Arcesium to Top 10 Treasury Management Technology Solution Providers - 2018

Unlike typical startups that develop a product and then search for the best market opportunities, the Arcesium platform was designed, built, and tested to service the sophisticated treasury team within the D.E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm with more than $46 billion in investment capital as of October 1, 2017.

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March 2017

Institutional Investor Names Arcesium CEO Gaurav Suri to 2017 Trading Technology 40

Rare is the start-up that has 300 employees and customers as prestigious as Blackstone Alternative Asset Management and D.E. Shaw & Co. on day one. That was the good fortune of Arcesium, a post trade services specialist that D.E. Shaw spun out of its own operations in 2015 with a management team led by Gaurav Suri, who had been the renowned, high-tech hedge fund firm's head of information technology and software development.

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January 2017

Balyasny Asset Management Joins Arcesium Technology and Services Platform

Arcesium LLC ("Arcesium"), a technology and services company that provides comprehensive post-trade solutions for alternative asset managers, today announced that Balyasny Asset Management L.P. ("Balyasny"), an investment management firm with approximately $13 billion in assets as of December, 2016, has gone live on Arcesium's platform for its middle- and back-office operations.

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November 2016

A New Industry Utility? DE Shaw Group spin-out on changing times.

HFMTechnology hears why former DE Shaw Group CTO Gaurav Suri thinks the hedge fund sector is due for a shake-up. “I really believe a technology solution like ours will be the wave of the future for the industry, so our goal is to have Arcesium’s software solution become the gold standard that any firm can use to manage its posttrade activities,” says Arcesium’s CEO Gaurav Suri.

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May 31, 2016

EJF Capital Joins Arcesium Technology and Services Platform

Arcesium announced today that EJF Capital LLC, an alternative investment firm that currently manages approximately $4.9 billion (as of April 30, 2016) in assets, has chosen Arcesium’s full service platform for its middle and back-office needs.

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March 2016

Institutional Investor Names Arcesium CEO Gaurav Suri to 2016 Trading Technology 40

In March 2015, aiming to capitalize on requirements in the alternative-investment marketplace for greater operational efficiency and transparency, D.E. Shaw Group announced the launch of Arcesium, an independent spin-off to sell posttrade technology that the hedge fund firm had developed.

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March 2015

Institutional Investor: Arcesium Brings Precision to Posttrade Analysis

The Hedge fund giant D.E. Shaw launches an independently operated company to provide sophisticated software and services to handle asset managers’ posttrade activities. In the wake of the financial crisis, and the raft of regulation that resulted from it, investors have been pushing hedge funds to provide greater transparency. As managers step out from the shadows, they are devoting more of their time and resources to shadow accounting — replicating the books and records created by their third-party fund administrators to ensure their accuracy.

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March 2, 2015

Arcesium Launched as Leading Edge Technology Company Providing Asset Managers with Key Software and Services for Post-Trade Activities

The D.E. Shaw Group, a global investment and technology development firm, and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), the world’s largest discretionary allocator to hedge funds, today announced the launch of Arcesium LLC, a new, independently operated technology and service company that will provide asset managers with software and service solutions for their post-trade activities.

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March 2015

DE Shaw, Blackstone Upend Post-Trade for Alternatives, Eye Broader AM Space Next

Major hedge funds adding a new revenue stream by opening up their proprietary technology to the outside world isn’t new, but it’s always notable. This is especially the case with Arcesium, the Blackstone Alternative Asset Management-DE Shaw tie-up.

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