HOUSTON- With CLO and fixed income managers facing a growing set of operational challenges spanning compliance, allocations and risk retention requirements, investment firms can now use the Motion Platform to centralize their operational controls through a user‐friendly interface and streamline their interactions with Virtus Partners’ portfolio administrative services.
“Today’s investment managers with growing assets, particularly CLOs, are often challenged with striking the right balance of scaling their operational capacity while at the same time reducing manual processing,” said John Borse, Founder and President of Sky Road. “Sky Road’s Motion Platform integration with leading portfolio administrative service providers, such as Virtus Partners, solves these issues through a unified platform that also features important connectivity for managers to streamline their loan portfolio communications. This enables users to reduce time spent inefficiently passing data back and forth and correcting errors.”
In addition to integrating with Virtus’ portfolio administrative services, Sky Road Motion Platform users also have access to Virtus’ continually expanding database of several thousand instrument‐related data attributes, giving clients the ability to further enrich their loan securities database.
“We are pleased to work closely with an innovative and agile trade management provider like Sky Road to offer our joint clients a straight‐through solution,” said Rob Tomicic, Partner at Virtus. “Investment managers now have a technology‐enabled solution to escalate critical loan portfolio information to us in an automated, efficient and accurate manner while leveraging our class‐leading technology and service platform to monitor their portfolios and have the underlying data at their fingertips.”
About Sky Road
Sky Road provides innovative cloud‐based investment and trade management solutions to the financial services industry through its Motion Platform. Since its inception in 2005, Sky Road has continued to break new ground in developing trade processing and portfolio management technology for a broad range of clients including banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, asset managers and buy‐side service providers. While headquartered in Chicago, Sky Road has a proven track record of serving market participants worldwide. For more information, please visit www.skyroad.com.
About Virtus Partners
Virtus Partners is the premier provider of tailored fixed‐income services for the world’s elite managers. Our robust offering combines front‐, middle‐ and back‐office services in a single platform, customized to your needs. We support structured and non‐structured transactions, including administration, middle‐office outsourcing and data and analytics. With over $220 billion in assets under administration globally, Virtus offers a complete suite of capabilities s for fixed income fund managers. For more information about Virtus, visit www.virtusllc.com.