Articles tagged "Black Diamond"
Startup gets Black Diamond and Addepar to integrate, maybe Orion and Tamarac en route, by creating a hack that lets people see analog alts like art collections the way they see digital hedge funds
AltExchange raised $1.25 million but bridged an alts gap that firms that spent hundreds of millions have not -- especially downmarket where alts are new on the scene
September 16, 2022 – 2:42 AM
An unprecedented wave of 'disruptive' competitors are challenging 'The Big Four' RIA performance reporting firms by thinking past 'the cloud' and bundles
Black Diamond, Orion Tamarac and Addepar built a $10 trillion mountain of AUA by taking RIAs to the cloud, but a number of firms are emerging to challenge the status quo.
June 2, 2022 – 3:50 AM
Reed Colley exits beta swinging with a $20-million raise and $20 billion of client AUA based on a plan to give RIAs their own operating systems
The Black Diamond founder is using non-commingled data as a foundation for radically improved security, a self-contained universe of applications and third-party CRM
March 30, 2022 – 4:09 PM
After SS&C lawsuit sets him back eight months, Reed Colley reloads to launch Summit Wealth Systems and compete with the plaintiff's Black Diamond
Black Diamond's owner alleged its founder and former top SS&C sales executive Bob Conchiglia engaged in a significant 'theft' of data but the parties settled
March 1, 2021 – 6:17 PM
Addepar now counts 20% of Barron's Top-100 RIAs as clients, but Tamarac, SS&C Black Diamond and Orion all retain an edge
Now 11-years-old and getting RIA religion, the Mountain View, Calif., VC creation shared numbers that put it on the doorstep of big milestones -- if enough alts-minded prospects are still there for the taking.
September 29, 2020 – 10:33 PM
Oisín's Bits: With COVID-19 spiking in 27 states, RIA events like Wealth/Stack fight for late 2020 conference slots • Black Diamond taps startup Canoe for alternatives reporting • DOL quantifies RIA numbers
The InsideETFs event will compete with InvestWest for coveted late 2020 date, but without Josh Brown's stardust • SS&C's move follows Addepar advance and will include Advent products• The DoL sees net gains in RIAs of about 300 a year
July 8, 2020 – 2:23 AM
Oisín's Bits: Wealthfront drops old mission statement, declares war on institutions and emphasizes banking future • Seeking Utah charter, Edward Jones may become largest bank in US by branch count • After Advent chief leaves, Black Diamond head steps up
Andy Rachleff cans the old 'democratizing' mission statement at his robo; The 14,200 one-man Ed Jones branches may become branch banks; Steve Leivent consolidates power at SS&C.
July 3, 2020 – 1:12 AM
Shirl Penney lands UBS team as Dynasty Financial tower-mate in a sign the breakaway movement remains explosive, despite turning to 'quiet launches' during the COVID-19 pandemic
New deals reflect branches/centralized decision-making as albatrosses in virtual world; Northern Florida is case in point -- sheltering at home is not the local practice.
June 17, 2020 – 2:29 AM
After riding Black Diamond's coattails from near zero to $2 billion of AUM, SMArtX raises $4 million to compete as a 'Vestmark'-model firm
The Jacksonville RIA software firm gave the Palm Beach, Fla. fund manager a shot at the fast-track that worked -- but now the three-year contract is almost up
March 20, 2020 – 7:10 AM
Addepar hires Advent genius then launches 'Advent Converter' to court the RIAs still on Axys and APX ; PortfolioCenter 'easy button' comes next
The tactic by the Mountain View, Calif. firm and Advent co-founder and code avatar Steve Strand comes a decade after Orion, Black Diamond and Tamarac began feasting on the legacy corpses, but Addepar insists meat remains on the bone.
March 3, 2020 – 5:05 PM
Reed Colley reveals his bigger, better second-act plans at T3 conference in San Diego
The Black Diamond founder kicked off Tuesday sessions with a vision, a plan, some hard dates and plenty of unassuming swagger
February 19, 2020 – 3:49 AM
After Orion, Fidelity and Envestnet paid big for planning software, Morningstar finesses a DIY planning hack for Workstation; Black Diamond is also trying finesse to counter the continuing planning software grab
The portfolio management giants spent a combined $800 million; Now Morningstar has Goal Bridge and SS&C assures it is keeping even in planning race
September 20, 2019 – 4:29 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
Oisin's Bits: Sallie Krawcheck defends latte-spending after high-net-worth pivot • Black Diamond surges past $1 trillion • Fieldpoint loses $400 million book of business to HighTower RIA sparking war of words
Sallie Krawcheck rails; the Jacksonville portfolio management firm dwarfs Advent; and a HighTower RIA airlifts $400 billion from Fieldpoint, sparking strong words
May 20, 2019 – 4:32 PM
Schwab PortfolioCenter sale to Envestnet signals open season on 2,300 RIAs in the deal; Orion bags six; 'Why didn't Tamarac call me?' some ask
Whether you are Bridge, BlackDiamond, FinFolio or Morningstar, you are not sitting out this once-in-a-generation orphaning by a legacy giant of portfolio accounting software