SMAM searched for the best-in-class compliance system that would consolidate all its data and be able to support its future growth. The asset manager chose eFront Invest in order to streamline its alternative investments across all asset classes and complex investment structures while using just one system. In addition to increasing the efficiency of its operations through comprehensive workflows and auditing tools, eFront Invest provides robust reporting functionalities to ensure a smooth exchange of data with Sumitomo’s stakeholders.

“It is not easy to manage alternative investment products using systems designed for traditional assets. We needed a more optimal management tool, in order to improve the quality and efficiency of our operational monitoring and reporting capabilities. eFront Invest provides exactly that. By adopting this solution, we have greatly enhanced our data processing capabilities, allowing us to scale our alternative investments handling over time.”

Haruhiko Takamoto, Head of Alternative Investment Group

Key Benefits

Enhanced data processing capabilities
Robust reporting functionalities
Comprehensive workflows and auditing tools

About SMAM

Firm type: fund of funds
Assets under management: $86 B
Geographical presence: Asia-PacificSumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company (SMAM) is a major asset management firm based in Tokyo, Japan with 698 employees and around 178 investment professionals. SMAM is one of the group companies of the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and provides investment services to individuals and institutional investors based in Tokyo. Find more at smd-am.co.jp.

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management

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