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Our seasoned consultants partner with you to deliver streamlined operating models that provide increased productivity and performance. We’ve engaged with the world’s leading investment managers, insurance companies, public funds, and endowments—working on everything from small scale projects to complex, multi-year engagements.
Whether your firm is considering a new system or extending the capabilities of existing infrastructure, our consultants will work with you to realize the right solution, efficiently and cost effectively.
“We view our engagements as a long-term relationship, not a transaction. Our sole focus is helping our clients find the most practical solution, to save them time and money.”
John Clark, President — CutterConsulting
Our team has successfully completed more than 700 projects for some of the world’s leading investment managers, whether evaluating, selecting, and implementing systems, or developing operational strategies that bring about transformation efficiently, and with minimal risk.
Our research, benchmarking, and consulting practices demand that we constantly evaluate trends, thinking, and solutions in the industry. We integrate what we learn in each practice and apply the combined intelligence to meet each client’s unique requirements. Through proven methodologies, knowledge transfer, and rigorous testing, our consultants will identify critical paths and warn of risks early on, enabling you to build a measurable and sustainable framework offering increased productivity and performance, and ultimately, peace of mind.
Formulate strategies for global operating models, architecture, data management, risk management and systems for the front, middle, and back office.Learn More
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Improve your organization’s data infrastructure and governance to maximize the quality and value of your data.Learn More
Evaluate and select optimal investment systems solutions from a variety of options; from enterprise level and front to back office.Learn More
Get involved. In addition to our investment management clients, we build long-lasting relationships with the vendor community by understanding your products and services, and providing you with insight into the latest industry trends and challenges. Find out how you can work with us.Learn More
By leveraging the expertise from our other practices - Operations and Technology Research, Operations Benchmarking, Operational Strategies, Data Management, Systems Search and Selection, Implementation, Project Management - you can gain access to experts and insights from across a full spectrum of specialities. Our team has worked with numerous public, government, and sovereign wealth funds to advise them on their systems infrastructure.
This research provides an overview of the practices and tools investment managers use to create and manage pitch books and client presentations. It also provides information to help member firms assess available vendor solutions.
This report contains the results of Cutter Associates research into member practices and technologies for reconciliation. It also provides detailed evaluations of standalone reconciliation solutions.
This report contains the results of Cutter Associates research into Automating Business Processes, it includes an overview of what tasks member firms automate and how, as well as summary details of leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendor products.
This research explores practices for managing suppliers and provides an overview of the types of tools, data, and services members are using to manage their suppliers.
This report contains the results of Cutter Associates research into member practices, and technologies for managing collateral. It also provides detailed evaluations of collateral management systems and overviews of collateral management utilities and services.
This research provides background on the industry drivers affecting investment managers, and the tools and practices they currently use to manage investment management reference data.