Customers choose our cost basis reconciliation services because we complete a tax lot initialization, custodian tax lot sync & baseline, client tax lot onboarding, cost basis entry & input, and are experts in handling large, complex data sets as we are very familiar with the nuances of custodian-provided data. The benefits of our cost basis services include:
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Investment Managers know that reconciliation can be expensive and highly complex. Accurate positions detail is essential to managing accounts with confidence, and timely reconciliation means that accounts are ready to trade when you are. We support this mission-critical activity with expert reconciliation services that help contain operational costs and ensure the accuracy of records.
The Expertise of Our Data Management Team helps speed the process of reconciling investment book of record (IBOR) holdings to custodian records. By incorporating knowledge of custodial processing standards and abilities, we anticipate and correct breaks – such as trade date holdings compared to settlement date holdings – significantly reducing the need for manual reconciliation. When breaks are identified, our Data Management Team quickly determines the right course of action.
The combination of our experienced team and proprietary tools enables us to quickly find and adjust for false breaks which allows us to focus on the brainwork of researching and resolving real discrepancies. Extensive experience across virtually every custodian in the industry results in an efficient process that allows managers to trade with confidence. Utilizing our proprietary toolsets and reports, we are able to consolidate and manipulate large data sets to a standardized output format through an automated feed eliminating manual reconciliation workflows, automate the initialization and baselining process, synchronize your firm’s closing method with the custodians, provide ongoing maintenance and updates, provide users with a detailed trade lot breakdown of their cost basis information for all accounts reconciled at the lot level, and more.
Investment firms want detailed cost basis information at the lot level so they can make better-informed investment and trading decisions. As many investment firms don’t have the ability to make tax-efficient investment decisions, these reasons could include: