New SimCorp StrategyLab Book on Asset Management Industry Highlights Need for Up-to-Date Technology

New book published by SimCorp StrategyLab and Palgrave Macmillan offers a comprehensive view of global investment management industry post-financial crisis and highlights critical role of technology

SimCorp StrategyLab, a private research institution sponsored by SimCorp, today released Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes and Technologies, a new book published by Palgrave Macmillan, designed to become the definitive industry textbook post-financial crisis.

With contributions from 37 investment experts ranging from established academics to industry practitioners, the book discusses the implications of the financial crisis for the asset management industry and the obstacles ahead. Designed as a comprehensive go-to reference, the title will also serve as a textbook for individuals looking to further their financial markets education.

“Global Asset Management is an indispensable work for the industry that highlights the dangers of legacy investment management systems and pinpoints the necessity for up-to-date technologies, system architecture and client interface,” says Lars Falkenberg, SimCorp StrategyLab Vice President. “Each chapter reflects on different challenges and opportunities within the industry with case studies demonstrating lessons learned during the financial crisis. These include a guide for asset managers on sustaining a regulatory advantage, the management of reputational risk and addressing data management challenges along with spotlighting the pivotal role of updated technology in the financial sector.”

The book was co-edited by Ingo Walter, President of SimCorp StrategyLab, who holds the Seymour Milstein Chair in Finance, Corporate Governance and Ethics at the Stern School of Business, New York University and Michael Pinedo, Julius Schlesinger Professor of Operations Management at the Stern School of Business at New York University.

This is the fourth book from SimCorp StrategyLab and the first to be released in partnership with an independent publisher.

Notes to editors:
Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes and Technologies, edited by Michael Pinedo and Ingo Walter, is available through, Palgrave Macmillan and other online sales channels.

Enquiries regarding this announcement should be addressed to:
Lars Falkenberg, Vice President of Operations, SimCorp StrategyLab, +45 3544 8800+45 3544 8800, [email protected]

About SimCorp StrategyLab
SimCorp’s private research institution, SimCorp StrategyLab, carries out extensive research in the investment management industry to identify and suggest ways to meet challenges within risk management, cost control and growth opportunities and to share best practices. The research program is carried out in close collaboration with internationally recognized academics and established industry experts.

About SimCorp
Since 1971, SimCorp has been providing investment and portfolio management software and services to the world’s leading investment managers, asset managers, fund managers, fund administrators, pension funds, insurance funds, and wealth managers. SimCorp’s world-class software provides global financial organizations with the tools they need to mitigate risk, reduce cost, and enable growth. SimCorp is a global company, regionally covering all of Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Listed on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, SimCorp is dedicated to supporting the global investment management industry, its clients, and its investors. For more information about SimCorp's products, please visit