The Data and Analytics business collects investment transactions and account positions on a daily basis related to the activity of investors around the world. Leveraging the collected data, the company helps firms grow revenue, manage expenses, and monitor regulatory compliance. One novel solution empowers wholesalers to sell the optimal product to the right advisor through their predictive and prescriptive analytics solution called, ‘Opportunity Hunter’. The platform helps wholesalers predict the best sales opportunities for a specific advisor and assists them in crafting the ideal “pitch” they should make when presenting their investment products.
A critical component in Broadridge’s Data and Analytics business is an advanced product development process that creates unique solutions to meet the evolving needs of the financial services industry. Broadridge invests in technology to process, store, and secure their data assets and leverages big data capabilities from companies like EMC.
We serve as an information hub for the global financial industry. Using the data we manage, we harvest data to help clients drive business results
As an example, Cwenar highlights The Charles Schwab Corporation—an American brokerage, fund supermarket, and banking company—as an ideal example of Broadridge’s effective data management solutions. Broadridge implemented and operates this data management solution to provide sales analytics to mutual fund sponsors who distribute their investment products through Schwab. “We process a vast amount of data everyday related to trades and asset positions from the Schwab platform and provide sales intelligence to their fund sponsors via our Greenplum platform,” says Cwenar. With the help of the aggregated data and analytics, Broadridge provides sales insights to Schwab’s clients. “We manage millions of transactions and billions of asset positions for Schwab clients on an on-demand basis,” adds Cwenar. Broadridge brings together experienced domain business and technology experts around the globe to create and operate complex and innovative solutions which helps them to be a preferred partner for financial institutions worldwide.
“At the heart of our business, we manage, secure, and enhance data from around the world with our innovative big data solutions,” explains Cwenar. Recently, the company acquired Thomson Reuters Lipper’s Fund Information Services business, which provided Broadridge’s clients with competitive intelligence on more than 80,000 investment products across the globe. For the days to come, the company plans to continue to invest in innovative solutions on behalf of its clients and provide unique big data solutions. “We intend to expand our footprint across the globe to help organizations worldwide in managing their data assets,” concludes Cwenar.