Articles tagged "Peter Giza"


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Invesco snaps up RedBlack, not long after buying Portfolio Pathways and a few years after its Jemstep acquisition

The $1.3-trillion AUM Atlanta-based asset manager promises a 'digital' future, but skeptics question how it can work

December 16, 2019 — 10:56 PM

Pete Giza and Damon Deru go for Holy Grail of portfolio rebalancing with software that shuffles stocks, bonds... and asset classes; Believe it?

The RedBlack and TradeWarrior executives see old systems as 'archaic' yet know that the Black Diamonds, Morningstars, Orions and Tamaracs see rebalancing as a loss leader

June 11, 2019 — 9:49 PM

A higher bidder ripped WealthTouch from Craig Pearson's grasp but his startup could rip the clients, free of charge, right back -- and leave Addepar gasping

After his noncompete expired, the founder and CEO of Private Wealth Systems is welcoming old UHNW managers whose language he speaks

April 25, 2018 — 6:27 PM

Totum's bid to beat Riskalyze, including its own 1 to 99 risk number, gets reward -- acceptance by Black Diamond and CircleBlack

CEO Larry Shumbres says financial advice industry is in for a shock, as thousands-strong uptick in users shows Totum Risk is the real deal

March 30, 2018 — 8:39 PM

Seeking loan of $2 million, PCR discloses $12-million payment due in 2020 -- putting 'sale' on the table, offering memorandum shows

Private Client Resources, founded in 2000 projects it will break even next year but declines to say how it'll pay back mounting pile of loans

March 19, 2018 — 7:03 PM

Orion gets serious about Addepar's threat to its biggest clients

CEO Eric Clarke cobbles together a dozen providers, plus DTCC, into a workable reporting system for alternative investments that cuts labor, improves appearance

March 5, 2018 — 5:44 PM

How much of SS&C's $5.4-billion buy of DST Systems trickles down to Black Diamond RIAs? Maybe a good bit

The mother lode of DST data is expected to salve RIA data aggregation distress as the mega-vendor of data to Advent Custodial Data comes in-house

January 17, 2018 — 6:54 PM

SS&C solves its Axys problem -- for now -- by acquiring Modestspark

The owner of Advent and Black Diamond buys tiny two-person Redmond, Wash. firm that also solves Schwab's PortfolioCenter problem with digital add-on

November 2, 2017 — 11:00 PM

Some notes at MarketCounsel from the pad of a skeptical Peter Giza

The Wealthsite exec zeroed in on Sallie Krawcheck, and all things tech

December 15, 2014 — 5:55 PM

Eric Clarke rolls the API dice by posting Orion software's code online

By putting 50,000 lines of code all on GitHub, the Orion exec risks giant intellectual capital giveaway -- but the upside is tremendous, observers say

May 8, 2014 — 2:57 AM

Why a disconnect between reporting software and advisors to UHNW assets persists -- and what makes the problem so thorny

Many big-time wealth managers are plagued by their own foibles, their clients' peculiar challenges and third-parties who haven't quite gotten a handle on the challenges

November 19, 2013 — 8:05 PM

RIA custodians charge steep new ETF-related fees that can range into the tens of thousands of dollars for big trades and advisors are working to deal with them

Schwab, Fido, TD and Pershing are all in on these 'trade-away' fees and claim they simply are defraying costs of manual labor -- but RIAs aren't so sure

November 18, 2013 — 10:35 PM

Schwab unveils 'Project PM' at IMPACT -- a 'new vision' for using the company's data to fuel PortfolioCenter

The 'next-generation portfolio management system' takes data cleanliness into a godliness realm but competitors and observers offer sharp criticism of the plan -- and its mushy deadline for completion

November 12, 2013 — 5:10 AM

One RIA's bid to make the technology that makes it possible to use one password

Beverly Hills Wealth Management wants to eliminate the downside of open architecture

May 29, 2013 — 4:23 AM

What RIAs should make of Blackberry CEO's prediction that iPad-like tablets will be dead in five years

The pronouncement comes as companies like Envestnet -- and a whole world of advisors -- are just getting warmed up to the iPad

May 6, 2013 — 3:59 PM