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What makes HFR PortfolioScope different from the competition?
  • Reporting Capabilities:
    • Fully customizable reporting
    • Use of state-of-the-art visualization technology
    • Dynamic, multi-dimensional (performance, risk, benchmarking, alpha-generation and more)
    • Multiple time frames
  • Data Management and Processing:
    • HFR PortfolioScope fully responsible
    • Flexible: can receive data from the manager or third parties
    • Minimal impact on manager
  • Access to prospective managers and investors
  • Cost structure
Can HFR PortfolioScope handle more traditional investments, like mutual funds or long-only equity or fixed income products?

Yes. HFR PortfolioScope can handle a variety of traditional and non-traditional asset classes:

  • Equities (ADRs, Closed-end funds, ETFs, Preferred, Private Placements, REITs, Rights, Warrants)
  • Fixed Income (ABS, Bonds, CMBS, CMOs, Convertible, Floaters, Government / Treasury, MBS, Municipals, Private Placements, Sovereign)
  • Mutual Funds
  • Commodities
  • Derivatives and OTC Instruments (Options, Futures, Options on Futures, Forwards, Swaps, Swaptions, FX options, Bank Debt, CDS)
How secure is HFR PortfolioScope’s client’s data?

At PortfolioScope, we take our and our clients security extremely seriously and have implemented advanced firewalls and security protocols around our cloud based environment:

  • Private/Public Key Pairs 
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • TSL/SSL Encrypted traffic
  • AWS hosting, with state of the art inbuild security protocols by Amazon
  • Client Data connections are secured from each other in personal "black-box" environment
What is HFR’s Experience with Data Management and Investor / Manager Reporting?

HFR has over 20 years of experience

  • Have worked with 1000s of hedge funds covering all strategies
  • Worked with over 90 counterparties / administrators
  • Some of our experience includes handling’/providing:
  • Position and transaction data management
  • Daily pricing
  • Daily reconciliation
  • Performance
    • Overall portfolio
    • Strategy-level
    • Manager-level
    • Sector / Geography / Asset Class / Market Cap
    • Position-level
  • Reporting
    • Performance
    • Exposures
    • Contribution / Attribution
    • Risk analytics and guideline monitoring
    • Liquidity
    • Year-end audit and tax
    • Compliance and regulatory