Mercatus, a leading asset and investment management platform for alternative investors and asset managers, today announced the appointment of Jeff Conway, former top executive of State Street Corporation (NYSE: SST) to its Board of Directors. Jeff brings over 30 years’ experience as a global financial services leader with a consistent track record of driving strategic growth and operational and organizational transformations.
Jeff spent over 30 years at State Street, including serving as Head of Global Delivery and Business Transformation; CEO and EVP of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and as Head of Global Exchange – an innovative data and analytics division he initiated.
“There is a tremendous growth and change occurring in private equity, and Mercatus is in the perfect position to support the growing requirements for General Partners (GPs) and Limited Partner Investors (LPs) for transparency, and deep data-driven insights to drive smart investment decisions,” said Jeff Conway. “As a technology provider with deep experience in solving complex investor data challenges, Mercatus brings a unique ability to seamlessly harness asset, financial and operational data.”
Mercatus today has more than $540B in assets and investments running through its technology platform, showing how data-driven intelligence and automation can deliver superior investment returns and competitive advantage for today’s alternative investors.
“Jeff brings to Mercatus a vast knowledge of asset management and digital transformation, including founding a division at State Street focused on data and analytics,” said Haresh Patel CEO of Mercatus. “He has been a key change agent and champion of the deployment of technology across business processes balanced with a deep-rooted understanding of the critical role data and technology play in the future of Private Equity. We’ve been thoroughly impressed with the depth of Jeff’s knowledge of global market trends and the changing demands of both GPs and LPs across the sector. He will be instrumental in helping to shape our strategic roadmap, vision and strategy. We are thrilled to have him now as a part our Board.”
“I’ve long been excited by Mercatus’ technology, team, and vision and I am particularly excited to have Jeff join the Board as we accelerate our progress in providing solutions for the Alternative assets market,” said Mark Gudiksen, Mercatus Board Member and Partner at Circularis Partners, sub-advisor to the TPG ART fund.
Mercatus systematizes and centralizes site, asset, fund, and portfolio data to give investors and fund managers accurate, real-time analytics on performance, risk, ESG, and more. To learn about Mercatus, its Investment Lifecyle Management Platform, and how it can help accelerate the achievement of operational excellence and ESG performance tracking, mitigate risk, and deliver the level of data-driven granularity and insights your investors demand, visit www.gomercatus.com.
Mercatus is the leading provider of alternative asset and investment management solutions, helping investors maximize returns, accelerate growth, and mitigate risk. Mercatus is the only platform to systematically consolidate asset and portfolio data, automate and control financial analysis, and streamline decisions and collaboration across the entire investment lifecycle. Many of the leading global funds leverage Mercatus to manage over $540B of assets and investments across 113 countries and 11 asset classes. Mercatus is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Europe and India. For more information, visit www.gomercatus.com.