In-house development seen as too costs

Is in-house development, albeit with external support, the best way for hedge funds/fund of hedge funds the best way to gain a technological edge?


This is an extended version of an article appearing in Technology Round Table: challenges ahead for the future.

“If you really believe you can build a better system than a vendor and if you believe that a technological edge is advantageous to you,” says Martin Koopman at FMO, “then in-house development is best.”

He believes there is not much competitive edge in having a slightly better portfolio management system that another fund. There is if you believe you can write a better way to consider

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