Ross Gulliford is Head of Investment Operations at Challenger. In this video he talks about the partnership between SimCorp and Challenger and their journey towards a front-to-back platform strategy. Specifically, he talks about some of the key benefits achieved from implementing the Fund STP module, allowing them to standardize their processes and easily add new business in a more automated manner.
Industry: Fund Management and Life
AUM: AUD 81 billion (as at 30 June 2018)
Established in 1985 and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: CGF) in 1987, Challenger Limited (Challenger) is an investment management firm managing $81 billion in assets (as at 30 June 2018). Challenger is focused on providing our customers with financial security for retirement. We do this by investing to create wealth in the accumulation phase of superannuation, and by converting accumulated wealth into safe and reliable income streams for retirees. Challenger operates two core investment businesses, a fiduciary Funds Management division and an APRA-regulated Life division.