Partners Group Selects thinkFolio by IHS Markit as Cloud-based Investment Management Solution
LONDON (March 8, 2018) – Business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) today announced that Partners Group, the EUR62 billion global private markets investment manager, has selected thinkFolio as its cross-asset order management and portfolio modelling system. The platform will be delivered as a managed service with IHS Markit hosting the thinkFolio software in the cloud, managing upgrades and real-time feeds, and executing overnight data loads and start-of-day processes.
Partners Group is also migrating to WSOWeb, the fully-managed syndicated loan portfolio administration and accounting service from IHS Markit. Together, thinkFolio and WSO will deliver a comprehensive loan and credit investment management platform for Partners Group’s traders and portfolio managers.
“Partners Group required a modern, fully managed end-to-end solution for efficient loans, fixed income, equity and FX portfolio management,” said Spiros Giannaros, managing director and head of thinkFolio at IHS Markit. “Together, thinkFolio and WSO provide a unique solution with deep functionality to support the complex and diverse requirements of syndicated loans and other credit markets.”
Partners Group will use thinkFolio for portfolio modelling, compliance and automation of the trading and trade approval processes. The firm also intends to use the cash and foreign exchange management functionality in thinkFolio to automate its treasury activity.
About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
IHS Markit is a registered trademark of IHS Markit Ltd. and/or its affiliates. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners © 2018 IHS Markit Ltd. All rights reserved.