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Our extensive knowledge and proven experience within the Investment Management sector distinguish our Professional Services team in the marketplace. With a client list featuring some of the most impressive and influential organisations in the industry, our team have a successful track record in assisting firms the world over to optimise their investment operations.

How can DST help?

We understand the challenges of optimising the use of scarce resources engaged in the day-to-day business process when the need for change surfaces. Leverage the expertise of our consultants who create tangible advantage, drawing on our own substantial knowledge and experience of the design and implementation of change. We will assist you in achieving your goals, by limiting risk and in enabling you to focus your attention to where it can be most effectively utilised.  

Our comprehensive range of services complements your internal teams for assignments, including:

  • Implementation and configuration
  • Business operation optimisation reviews
  • Business Process Transformation
  • System analysis and development
  • Project management
  • Integration to upstream/downstream systems
  • Testing and Upgrades
  • Scripting

Our experience

Our Professional Services team consists of over 100 staff across our global office network. Our consultants have experience in designing, developing and implementing the core applications and processes that are integral to an efficient back and middle office. We have completed numerous projects  including portfolio accounting systems, data warehouse design and implementation, and reference data repositories. We also specialise in performance and attribution measurement implementations, risk management systems, and the enhancement of back and middle office operations through straight through processing.

A team approach

We take an approach that is collaborative, results driven and accountable. We pride ourselves on our ability to integrate with our clients’ Business and IT project teams. Whether or not we lead the projects, our consultants become trusted advisers, and assume ownership for our agreed project scope. 

Focused accountability for results and careful realisation of agreed benefits are crucial deliverables to our clients.  To this end we engage early in the change process to capture the details of the desirable change outcomes, the risks, the benefits, and to help shape and make the right planning decisions to deliver our services successfully. Once the way forward has been jointly agreed, we then undertake each project according to a well proven governance and project management methodology.

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