Alternative Investment Awards 2017

30 Wealth & Finance International - Alternative Investment Awards 2017 (Professional Computer Services) Company: PCS SA (Professional Computer Services SA) Contact: George Xenofos Email: [email protected] Address: 2, Kalamatas street, Kifisia, Athens, GR-14564, Greece Phone: +302106266900 AI170026 PCS PCS SA, member of SingularLogic Group of Companies, is a leading software company providing advanced solutions for financial institutions. We invited George Xenofos, CEO, to tell us more about the innovative products the firm provides. PCS Fund Management is a modular platform implemented in the latest best-of-breed web technologies that streamlines the business processes and requirements of fund management companies, driving operational costs to a minimum and alleviating risk, cost and service effort in a complex and highly regulated global investment environment. The system currently supports the daily evaluation of more than 300 UCITS Umbrella Funds and Classes administrated by 20 Fund Manage- ment Companies in several countries. The platform is designed in such a way to cover, within a single installation, not only the Fund Administra- tion business but the Asset Management as well, evaluating daily more than 1000 Institutional and Discretionary portfolios. It ensures best practices covering all business expectations, meeting local regulatory requirements and discovering new business opportunities for the Funds Administrator. Discussing the firm’s growth since its foundation in 1992, George explains how the firm’s vast service offering ensures the continued satisfaction of its clients. “PCS was established 25 years ago with a vision to develop vertical software solutions that will focus on the Investment sector of the Financial Institutions (such as Fund Administration, Wealth Manage- ment, Custody, Brokerage and Distribution of Funds). With more than 50 implementations in Europe and Africa, PCS enables forward-looking financial institutions to leverage advanced technology solutions to be more efficient, agile and responsive to business challenges. We believe that our in-depth industry knowledge in combination with our commit- ment to deliver advanced and effective solutions to meet our clients’ expectations truly sets us apart from the competition.” In his concluding comments George outlines how the firm is continuing to develop its service offering, in order to harness the tools of technology and gain a competitive advantage. “In 2011 we decided to fully redesign our existing solution offering by incorporating all the business knowledge we have acquired all these years within a most advanced technology platform. One year later in San Francisco, PCS Fund Management platform was granted by OR- ACLE, the Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation Award in the “Fusion Development and Application Development Framework” category. More than 400 companies from around the world took place in this contest and PCS won the first prize. “Today we are very proud to offer a unique platform that can support, within a single installation, all different areas of the private banking and investment industry such as Asset Management, Fund Administration, Wealth Management, Advisory and Discretionary services.” Best Fund Management Solutions Provider - Greece