Tag: Industry Insights & Analysis

SNAPSHOT: Institutional Investors in Private Debt in 2015

According to surveys conducted for Prequin’s 2015 Quarterly Report released in March, institutional investors in private debt are optimistic about developments on multiple fronts for the coming year: There is strong and growing interest in private debt investment. 57% of respondents expecting to increase their allocation to private debt funds within the next 12 months (Fig.…

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Risk retention rules in the European & US CLO markets

According to the audience that attended the Creditflux Symposium last month in London, there is little clear evidence to suggest that risk retention rules have improved the alignment of interests between managers and investors in the European CLO market. Similarly, when asked to predict the number of different managers who will issue CLOs in the…

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Black Mountain Systems Acquired By Stone Point Capital

SAN DIEGO, CA, March 31, 2015: Black Mountain Systems, a software company that develops innovative data and process management solutions for asset managers and financial institutions, announced today that it has completed a majority recapitalization. The transaction was led by Black Mountain’s management and funds managed by Stone Point Capital, which is a leading private equity…

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Financial technology may soon outperform human asset managers

The head of a sizeable hedge fund believes that human asset managers may soon be replaced by new technology. Trading systems and computer modeling have always had a place in the world of finance, but not with the purpose of supplanting humans. Are computers better at making investment decisions? CNBC reported that Leda Braga, head…

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Middle-Market Deal Management: An Enterprise Software Solution

Collecting and managing deal data throughout the life cycle of a portfolio of investments remains a pressing challenge for commercial lenders. Enterprise platforms, while lesser known, are proven to be a powerful alternative to the more popular technological solutions available in the investment space. Software comp­anies like my own study deal management challenges and work…

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BMS Ranked on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500

SAN DIEGO, CA, NOV 14, 2014 — Black Mountain Systems, a software company that develops innovative, tailored data and process management solutions for global asset managers, announced today that it has ranked #130 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in…

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