Case Study: How ACA's NorthPoint Data Management Solutions Address Form ADV Regulatory Reporting Challenges

November 15, 2018 by Johan Glozman

A large OCIO manager needed a technology solution that could address the Form ADV requirement to provide derivatives exposure for investments made via Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) based on day-over-day data. The client was receiving SMA transparency positions, but their challenge was how to manage the Security Master data for the individual investments in that transparency. Their existing Data Warehouse and Security Master solutions were set up to process fund investments on a monthly basis, even though these positions ran the gamut of direct investment types and needed to be processed daily. In addition, the client now needed to get pricing data for those investments daily. The client chose ACA's NorthPoint Data Management Solutions' Data Warehouse and Security Master modules to solve these challenges. Download our latest case study to learn more about how the client benefitted from ACA's NorthPoint Data Management Solutions.

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About ACA's NorthPoint Data Management Solutions

ACA’s NorthPoint Data Management Solutions provide aggregated and consistent security, trading, reference, pricing, and other data to improve performance and data governance, reduce risk, and increase efficiency, all for a lower overall total cost of ownership. NorthPoint DMS modules are offered individually or with the NorthPoint IMS, and are compatible with third-party systems, service providers, and data feeds. Modules include the NorthPoint Data Warehouse, NorthPoint Security Master, and NorthPoint Price Master.

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About the Author

Johan Glozman is a Managing Director at ACA Technology. Johan has more than 20 years of software consulting and product implementation management experience working with various investment strategies and business functions in the capital markets sector. As a member of the ACA Technology leadership team, Johan manages product design and direction. He also helps clients define their overall requirements and oversees implementation teams to ensure delivery of needed solutions. Johan’s deep domain expertise in hedge funds, asset management, and technology makes him a valued adviser to clients and assures their satisfaction. Before joining ACA Technology, Johan was a consultant specializing in software solutions. He worked with a variety of firms—BISYS Hedge Fund Services (now Citi Fund Services), State Street Research (acquired by MetLife), Philips Medical, and Biogen IDEC, for example—to help solve technical problems via a business-focused approach. Early in his career, Johan served as a consultant with Granitar, Inc. and Kanda Software, Inc., taking on roles such as a business analyst, project manager, software architect, and “hands-on” developer.