How to make risk management more strategic

Posted by Andrew Borowiec on Oct 20, 2015 11:32:23 AM

One aspect to operational risk, which can have a meaningful impact on performance, not to mention the integrity of the manager, is valuations. According to Deutsche Bank's Global Prime Finance group's third annual Operational Due Diligence Survey, asset valuation is in sharp focus for 38 per cent of investors surveyed. Unilaterally, respondents said they would review a fund's valuation policy during their ODD review whilst 78 per cent stated they would verify the valuation procedure during the on-site review. 

Asset valuation is inherently a function of the quality of data inputs. A SunGard survey last year revealed...

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