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Black Diamond

Category
Consolidated Reporting

USA-based, the Black Diamond Wealth Platform offers a cloud-based solution encompassing accounting, consolidated reporting, compliance, portfolio management, trading and data aggregation. Complete with performance reporting, portfolio rebalancing and an immersive client portal, the platform connects to a vast ecosystem of smart integrations.

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SEI – Archway Platform℠

Category
Consolidated Reporting

Developed in the USA, SEI's Archway Platform℠ and outsourced services streamline the accounting, investment data aggregation and reporting operations of family offices and financial institutions. SEI's platform efficiently handles complex partnerships, portfolios, and corporate accounting alongside investment management and multi-asset class data aggregation.

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Company
Employees

500+

Revenue

4,633 $M

Founded

2003

Ownership

Owned by a larger corporation

Incorporated

United States of America

Locations

  • Jacksonville
  • Florida
  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • California

Top 5 Markets

United States of America

Total AUM

USD 1.36tr

Avg. AUM per client

USD 870m


500+


 $1.65b


1968


Owned by a larger corporation


United States of America


  • Indianapolis
  • Denver
  • Chicago
  • San Francisco
  • Malvern
  • Oaks
  • New York
  • Toronto
  • Hong Kong
  • Dublin
  • Johannesburg
  • London
  • New Delhi


  • States of America
  • United Kingdom


$375b*
*Assets on the Archway Platform


$+1b**
**Based on users of the Archway Platform

Client
Focus

Financial advisors

Serves also

  • Single family offices
  • Multi family offices
  • Banks

Number

  • Family Office – 87
  • RIA / Wealth Manager – 1,354
  • Broker Dealer – 39
  • Bank / Trust Co – 40
  • Other – 42


Single-Family Offices


  • Individual Wealth Owners
  • Multi-Family Offices
  • Financial advisors
  • Fund managers
  • Banks


225

Product
Main tasks

  • Accounting
  • Consolidated Reporting
  • Compliance (e.g. AML, KYC, regulatory reporting)
  • Portfolio Management
  • Trading (execution on platform)
  • Trading (orders only)
  • Data Aggregation

Top features

  • User Interface
  • End client experience (client portal)
  • Data quality/data integrity
  • Exceptional service model
  • BillingTrading/Rebalancing
  • Sophisticated report output
  • Business Intelligence

Assets supported

  • Bankable assets
  • Private equity
  • Real estate
  • Rare collectibles (e.g. luxury cars, boats, high-value jewelry)

Compliance

-

Whitelabel

Yes


  • Accounting
  • Consolidated Reporting
  • Compliance (e.g. AML, KYC, regulatory reporting)
  • Portfolio Management
  • Data Aggregation
  • Ownership Look-Through


  • Customizable chart of accounts
    Flexible, automated multi-level reporting including financial statements, allocation, holdings, performance and risk reports
  • Partnership, investment and corporate accounting
  • Look-through for complex nested ownership structures
  • Cash management including transfers and gifting
  • Consolidated net worth tracking across assets, accounts, custodians, geographies and currencies
  • Alternative investment tracking and reporting
  • Accounts payable including bill payment
  • Flexible delivery options (SaaS, Outsourced, Hybrid)


  • Bankable assets
  • Private equity
  • Real estate
  • Rare collectibles (e.g. luxury cars, boats, high-value jewelry)
  • Hedge Funds
  • Fixed Income
  • Derivatives
  • Personal Assets
  • Operating Companies


Highly configurable application to support multiple regulatory compliance frameworks


Yes

Technology
Type Of Software

  • Serviced Software
  • SAAS

Security

  • SSO & MFA (Single Sign-on and Multi-Factor Authentication)
  • Encryption In-Transit and At-Rest
  • Vulnerability and Penetration Testing
  • Source Code Analysis
  • Data Integrity Validation
  • Multi-Layered Endpoint Protection
  • Network Security including Web Application Firewall and Intrusion
  • Detection Secure Document Vault
  • Access Control (Role Based Permissions with Principle of Least-Privilege)
  • Firm Configurable Security Settings
  • Security Awareness Program

Ecosystem

  • Microsoft
  • Linux

Integrations

  • More than 55 pre-built integrations with other software solutions as well.
  • Robust API for custom integrations.

Mobile App

Yes


  • Serviced Software
  • SAAS


-


Proprietary


  • Data enrichment sources
  • Banks custodians
  • brokerage firms
  • Order management systems
  • Data warehouses
  • Pricing sources
  • Third party data aggregators
  • CRM systems
  • Industry-specific software (oil & gas, property management, manufacturing, etc.)
  • Tax software
  • Financial planning tools


Yes

Simple solutions for complex times.