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Ryan Nauman
VP, Product and Market Strategist
Stephen Berei
VP, Client Services & Implementation
Jeremy Poulin
Senior Client Consultant

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Revisiting Sharpe's “Tracks in the Sand”

Aug 23, 2017 Ryan Nauman
Nearly 30 years have passed since William Sharpe introduced returns-based style analysis (RBSA) to the investment world in his landmark article, “Determining a Funds Effective Asset Mix.” In 1992, RBSA became commercially available through Zephyr StyleADVISOR. Numerous other software programs have followed suite by offering RBSA within their applications.

Q2 2015 Fixed Income Quarterly

Jul 1, 2015 Ryan Nauman
While many of us are anticipating the upcoming Independence Day celebrations and the numerous firework shows across the nation, the fixed income capital market space has created their own fireworks over the past six months. Once again Drew Jamner, Credit Analyst, of Informa Global Markets (IGM) has provided us with expertise and some great insight on what transpired within the fixed income capital markets during the second quarter of 2015.

S&P Target Date Indices

Jun 17, 2015 Ryan Nauman
At Informa Investment Solutions, we continually strive to add new enhancements and features to our products. One type of enhancement that we focus on is improving and adding to our current list of over 59,000 indexes. Over the years Target Date funds have grown in popularity for both asset management firms and investors alike. The increase in popularity for this asset class has led to the need for appropriate benchmarks to track these products. We are happy to announce that we have added...

PSN Top Guns Q1 2015 - New Highs with Minimal Gains

May 28, 2015 Ryan Nauman
Since 2000 Informa Investment Solutions has produced an elite list of separately managed account (SMA) Managers referred to as the PSN Top Guns list. Every quarter PSN ranks thousands of SMA products across dozens of universes. Looking at short- and long-term return and risk characteristics, PSN identifies the top SMA products from a variety of different perspectives. Informa clients can access the Top Guns portion of the Informa website...

Experience the Zephyr Analytics Center

Feb 7, 2014 Jeremy Poulin
In this article we would like to introduce you to the Zephyr Analytic Center (ZAC). The ZAC is just one piece of our Zephyr OnDEMAND (ZOD) product. For anyone who is not familiar with our ZOD platform, ZOD is a complete online platform that allows an end user to access Zephyr reports on the fly anywhere, anytime as long as they have internet access. It is iPad and tablet friendly. The ZAC is a module within our Zephyr OnDEMAND product and allows end users to run interactive analytics with any type of product.

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