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Embracing technology

A crucial element in transforming private equity and real estate business operating models

The rise of the alternative fund industry, and technology, systems and automation is the focal points in the much-needed transformation of business operating models across private equity and real estate managers, institutional investors and service providers to cope with changing industry norms.

Executive summary

  • The financial crisis has unpredictably benefitted the alternatives industry—with increasing awareness and acceptance of this asset class as part of core investment strategies
  • Investors and regulators are driving the trend towards a transformation of operating models in investment firms, institutional investors and service providers
  • The developments in the industry and the refocusing on operating infrastructures has renewed interest in outsourcing functions to reliable third-party service providers
  • Transforming business operating models is vitally important for firms to remain competitive and to succeed in the alternatives market

Performance issue 10 - January 2013

Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients. 

Performance issue 10
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