New Hedge Fund Software Expands into the South African Market


TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Canadian software vendor SGGG Portfolio Systems, SynOps Investment Operations and Deutsche Securities Johannesburg today announced the successful implementation of the SGGG Portfolio System across Deutsche’s hedge fund client base in South Africa.

Graeme Lappin Director of SynOps commented, “The SGGG system is ideal for the South African hedge fund industry. It is a front office portfolio management tool that integrates the trading, operations and management functions across the company, simply yet extremely effectively. The software has been designed specifically for hedge funds and small to medium sized asset managers, and is available with a highly attractive pricing and licensing structure.

SGGG Portfolio Systems and SynOps have a partnership agreement under which SynOps Investment Operations has exclusive rights to market and support the SGGG software in South Africa and neighboring regions.

Dan Rissin, CEO of SGGG Portfolio Systems commented, “We’re very excited to be providing our order and portfolio management system to the South African market. SynOps is a great partner and together we have an exceptional offering.”

The partnership provides South African hedge fund managers with world class order management and portfolio management tools, together with local support and knowledge of South African market conventions. The system integrates fully with local custodians and market data as well as supporting international service providers and electronic connections to brokers and other institutions worldwide.

Brent Thornton-Dibb of Deutsche Bank said “This system gives our clients best of breed functionality, fully supported by a South African team. We are receiving positive feedback from users.”

About SGGG Portfolio Systems

SGGG Portfolio Systems provides real time trade order, portfolio and operations management software to start-up and established hedge fund managers. It supports multiple portfolios, strategies, asset types, currencies and custodians in a single solution. Through the use of new web-based technologies the system achieves unparalleled performance, functionality and value for money. SGGG Portfolio Systems is based in Toronto, Canada.

About SynOps Investment Operations

SynOps is a leading provider of operational solutions to the South African hedge fund industry. It is the exclusive supplier of the SGGG Portfolio System as well as offering operational support and consulting services. SynOps is based in Cape Town.

SOURCE SGGG Portfolio Systems

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