On Thursday, SS&C Technologies Holdings announced that it is integrating with HedgeCoVest LLC’s SMArt Xchange (SMArtX) platform to offer reporting and portfolio accounting on all SMArtX accounts through SS&C’s technology solutions. SMArtX will be available exclusively to SS&C’s advisor clients, Evan Rapoport, CEO of HedgeCoVest, noted in a statement.
Advisor clients of SS&C Advent will have access to a managed account offering that provides intra-day liquidity on over 150 investment strategies, according to a press release. The SMArtX platforms uses proprietary technology to keep a real-time record of managers’ activity and automatically creates trades.
“The agreement with HedgeCoVest is a natural extension of our existing suite of portfolio accounting, performance reporting and custodial data functionality along with our vision of providing advisors with a complete wealth platform,” Dave Welling, managing director and co-general manager of SS&C Advent, said in a statement. “Our integration with SMArtX offers our clients access to investment management data within the tools they already use. Ultimately this improves the end-client experience while helping advisors achieve their business goals in a seamless and integrated workflow.”
Smarsh will offer archiving support for Slack Enterprise Grid, the platform announced on Tuesday. Users will be able to search for content shared on Slack, as well as other electronic communications like email and text messaging, through the Smarsh archiving platform.
“Smarsh is excited to strengthen its integration with Slack, which is changing the way companies communicate,” Stephen Marsh, founder and CEO of Smarsh, said in a statement. “This development reflects our commitment to enabling customers to communicate through the channels that are best for their business.”
In addition to capuring and indexing Slack data, the Smarsh archiving platform lets users export data in multiple formats for outside counsel or regulatory examiners. Communications are stored on non-erasable, non-rewriteable media in their original formats to meet recordkeeping obligations.
Market analysis system VectorVest announced on Monday that it launched an app to help traders analyze stock information. Free features include streaming intraday data, seven stock analyses per week, a user WatchList, enhanced stock graphs and a market overview.