Investment Managers are constantly adapting to changing client demands and transparency requirements for new products. Also, the product lifespan seems to be shortened by increasing regulatory requirements and ever increasing competition for client assets and a truly differentiated solution.
The ability to accelerate time-to-market for new products is a real competitive advantage. While Investment Operations outsourcing has long been considered a means to reduce operating costs, can an outsourced operations model also get new products to market faster? Probably not in all situations. In Guidehouse’s latest article How to Leverage Outsourcing to Get New Products to Market Faster, we will provide some insight by highlighting situations where utilizing a service provider to launch new products can be more expedient than utilizing an internal infrastructure.