Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., (NRI) a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced the implementation of its T-Star solution suite for Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. to support its investment advisory business.
Japan's largest asset management firm has adopted NRI's T-STAR/RX, T-STAR/GX and T-STAR/ReportAssist in order to improve its back office operational efficiency.
Nomura Asset Management implemented NRI's back office, data warehouse and client reporting T-STAR solutions to meet the firm's large scale work volume and fully cover its operational requirements. These solutions are delivered via a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, which enables more efficient processes, reduced costs and standardized operations.
The T-STAR solutions suite offers total back-office support for asset management firms and pension funds and is an industry-standard infrastructure service for tasks such as NAV calculations. T-STAR/RX back-office offering for investment advisory, T-STAR/GX reporting data warehouse solution and T-STAR/ReportAssist client reporting platform work together seamlessly. By leveraging the NRI T-STAR suite, Nomura Asset Management can import and reconcile data from trading operations, trust banks and private placement investment funds.
"Investment advisory reporting in Japan can be an extremely cumbersome process as each sponsor may require different reporting formats and delivery schedules while simultaneously managing evolving regulatory and compliance standards," said Katsuhiko Fujita, Senior Managing Director, NRI. "By adopting a combination of solutions from the T-STAR suite, Nomura Asset Management is able to ensure their operational structure is able to accommodate its high volumes and vast operations, maintaining its industry-leading accuracy standards efficiently and at a low cost."
The NRI T-STAR suite provides both standard and optional functionalities that additional systems working with Nomura Asset Management can leverage via SaaS to further increase operational efficiency.