Swimbird vs Escali Comparison

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Swimbird

Category
Consolidated Reporting

With their head office in Sweden, Swimbird's Platform, SWIP, is a brand new, modern portfolio management solution that offers real-time aggregation and visualization of portfolio data irrespective of format, data source, geography and instrument type. Built on best-of-breed technology, it can be tailored for individual businesses and is continuously evolving to keep up with future demands.

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Escali

Category
Consolidated Reporting

Norway based Escali is a provider of software solutions to family offices, asset managers, pension funds and insurance companies. Escali Financials is scalable, cost effective and cloud-based and includes Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Treasury Management and Consolidated Reporting. Integrated with more than 50 ERP-systems and data providers such as Bloomberg, Refinitiv, Nordic Trustee and Infront.

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Company
Employees

0-10

Revenue

-

Founded

2018

Ownership

  • Owned by management
  • Key staff also have ownership

Incorporated

Sweden

Locations

Stockholm

Top 5 Markets

  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Luxembourg

Total AUM

$1.3b

Avg. AUM per client

$400m


11-50


-


2002


  • Owned by management
  • Key staff also have ownership


Norway


  • Bergen
  • Oslo


  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • United Kingdom


$12Bn


-

Client
Focus

Multi-Family Offices

Serves also

  • Individual Wealth Owners
  • Single-Family Offices
  • Banks
  • Financial advisors

Number

3


Multi family offices


  • Individual Wealth Owners
  • Financial advisors
  • Banks
  • Fund Managers


+100

Product
Main tasks

  • Portfolio Management
  • Data Aggregation
  • Consolidated Reporting

Top features

  • Connectivity and integration
  • Portfolio overview all assets & liabilities
  • Flexible and customizable reporting
  • Performance and risk analysis
  • Asset allocations incl. multiple categories
  • Online customizable
  • Dashboard in real time
  • Private equity and alternative investments
  • Accounting records
  • Data warehouse, record keeping incl full audit trail
  • Market and static data master

Assets supported

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

Compliance

GDPR

Whitelabel

Yes


  • Consolidated Reporting
  • Portfolio Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Risk Management
  • Governance
  • Compliance
  • Impact/ESG Reporting


  • Cloud-based 
  • Dynamic and flexible dashboards and reports 
  • Performance and strategy monitoring 
  • Seamless 2-way integration to data terminals 
  • Use AI to read and import contract notes 
  • Electronic contract notes available in the system
  • Access control to features and reports 
  • Automatic interest fixing on interest bearing instr.
  • Seamless integration to ERP-systems 
  • Handles all types of asset classes


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


  • AML
  • KYC
  • Regulatory Reporting


Yes

Technology
Type Of Software

  • Serviced Software
  • SAAS
  • Fully Standalone

Security

SWIP employs bank-grade security measures in order to safeguard our clients’ data.

Ecosystem

Java

Integrations

-

Mobile App

No


  • SaaS
  • Serviced Software


  • Microsoft operates physical and SQL servers 
  • Microsoft backup and Escali additional backup 
  • Authentication with username and password 
  • 2-factor authentication 
  • Anually security audited 
  • All traffic is encrypted with SSL based encryption 
  • Dedicated SQL instances per customer 
  • Individual data and software areas per customer 
  • Automatic monitoring of login attempts


Microsoft


  • Office 365 security integration 
  • Power BI integration 
  • Bloomberg integration 
  • Infront integration 
  • Refintiv integration 
  • Fixrate integration 
  • Bank integrations (approximately 120)
  • ERP integrations (approximately 50 formats)
  • Excel integrations 
  • CSV-/txt-file integrations 
  • Settlement integrations


No

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