As focus shifts towards more passive strategies and ETFs, there are sustained cost pressures, driving the need for innovative, market-relevant products and building infrastructure to support growth. Acuity Knowledge Partners is one of the leading global third-party vendors of index support, with more than 10 years of experience in supporting four of the world’s leading index providers.
We offer end-to-end index support services under one roof – we provide index development and operations across strategy and benchmark indices with multi-asset-class coverage, thematic and strategy research, index marketing and client servicing.
BENEFITS AND IMPACT
Best practices: Drawing on what we have learnt from supporting four of the top index providers for the past 10 years
Strong technical knowledge: Ability to comprehend complex index guides and fixed income/multi-asset-class index methodologies
Index data quality: Aggregating vendor files and validating data using our proprietary Data Bridge platform to offer 100% clean index data
Innovation: Thematic (ESG, latest technologies) and strategy research to build custom/proxy/benchmark indices
Speed to market: Designing and implementing index strategies
Tap to flip
Corporate action monitoring
Data audit and gap analysis, integration, and processing
Creation and maintenance of databases
Index calculation and publishing checks
Periodic review and rebalancing of index
Handling data- and index methodology-related client queries
Providing customised reports and setting up batch jobs