Convergence Inc. Announces the Launch of its E-Commerce Platform
Convergence Inc., a leading data firm focused on data, research and insights on all SEC Registered Investment Advisors worldwide and all State Registered Advisors announces the immediate availability of the company’s award-winning data analytics through the launch of its new E-Commerce Platform.
The platform will initially provide Chief Compliance Officers, compliance and investment due diligence professionals with access to one of three analytical tools that will help them assess the quality of their Form ADV The second tool is a Contact Directory of active Registered Investment Advisors with baseline data geared to the Service Provider community (Administrators, Audit Firms, Prime Brokers, Custodians, 3rd Party Marketers, Compliance Firms, FinTech Firms and Law Firms). Other products that will follow in subsequent quarters include business profile reports on Asset Managers and Service Providers.
“We are excited to announce the launch of our E-Commerce Platform. Our initial product, the ADV Analyzer, is a critical tool for compliance professionals to measure the compliance risk, identify market best practices and assess the compliance culture at a Registered Investment Advisor,” said John Phinney, Chairman and Co-President.
“The Contact Directory is the most comprehensive and cost-effective contact list in the marketplace with over 115,000 contacts at 38,000+ Registered Investment Advisors. Business development and marketing professionals can quickly and efficiently identify new business opportunities and their relevant contact information,” said George Gainer, Global Head of Client Management.
ADV Analyzer –Identifies Compliance Risk in an Advisor’s business model by measuring the quality of an Advisor’s Form ADV filings.
- Quality is measured based on 3 areas of focus for the SEC: Accuracy, Consistency and Frequency of an Advisor’s Form ADV filings.
- Benefits include reduced cost and time created by excessive filings and points-out ways to avoid inadvertently tripping SEC exam triggers and demonstrates a strong compliance culture.
- The Convergence Contact Directory includes contact details for over 115,000 key control executives at over 38,000 Registered Investment Advisers advising over 160,000+ hedge, private equity, venture capital, real estate, securitized asset, liquidity, other and mutual funds.
- Contact details are critical for business development, marketing activities and networking in the asset management industry.