WINDSOR, Conn., Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW/ -- SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that its Black Diamond® wealth platform was recognized as the top technology provider for "Client Portals" and "Portfolio Management" at the inaugural 2015 WealthManagement.com Industry Awards. The Black Diamond® wealth platform was also selected as a finalist in the category of "Innovation." The winners were announced Thursday, September 24th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City.
The WealthManagement.com Industry Awards program recognizes the companies and organizations that support financial advisor success. Submissions were evaluated by a panel of judges including top editorial staff at WealthManagement.com, practicing advisors, industry analysts, consultants, and other advisory industry participants.
"The innovative enhancements SS&C's Advent made to its holistic Black Diamond® wealth platform impressed our judging panel and made it the clear choice to win both the "Client Portals" and "Portfolio Management" categories," said David Armstrong, editor-in-chief and executive director of content and user engagement, WealthManagement.com. "Competition in the advisor technology space is more intense than ever, yet Black Diamond continues to stay ahead of the curve and anticipate the new technologies advisors need to serve their clients well."
2015 marked a major year of innovation for Black Diamond® with the unveiling of a completely redesigned, next generation wealth platform. Black Diamond® now provides advisors with a full-featured wealth management platform integrating portfolio management, reporting, client communications, rebalancing, a customizable investor experience, and custodial data capabilities in a single, holistic cloud platform. SS&C's Bob Conchiglia, Vice President, Advisory Sales, spoke about the evolution of Black Diamond® and described some key features of the new wealth platform in a video for WealthManagement.com, which can be viewed here.
"Following a period of intensive development to take Black Diamond® to a new level, we couldn't be more pleased by the recognition of the WealthManagement.com Industry Awards," said Dave Welling, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of SS&C's Advisory Market Group. "We take our commitment to helping advisors thrive in a competitive marketplace very seriously. We will continue to invest in our solutions and services to enable advisors to strengthen interactive relationships with clients, while managing back office activities with the greatest efficiency possible."
SS&C was also recently recognized at the FTF News Technology Innovation Awards for "Best Client Reporting System" for the Black Diamond® wealth platform and at the Family Wealth Report Awards for "Best Front Office Solution" for APX.
About SS&C Technologies
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. Some 10,000 financial services organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services. These clients in the aggregate manage over $44 trillion in assets.
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