Gravitas is people, process and technology for alternative investment firms.

Offering Diagram

We combine industry expertise, scalable infrastructure and agile collaboration to provide real time insights and operational excellence in an increasingly complex landscape.

 

 
 

Portfolio Management & Risk Analytics

  • Portfolio Management

  • Risk Management

  • Research

  • Trade Blotter
     

Research & Analytics

  • Equity Research Support

  • Credit Research Support

  • Fundamental Research Support
  • Trading Analytics
     

Operations

  • Trade Processing

  • Security Master 

  • Allocations Engine

  • Reconciliation

  • Pricing & Reference Data 

  • Data Warehouse

  • Reporting - Investor & Regulatory
     

Information Technology Services

  • Front and Middle Office Technology Platform

  • Software Development & Integration Services

  • Private Cloud

The fast-paced world of alternative investments demands stratospheric levels of flexibility and speed.

That’s why our co-sourced model makes better sense. You get a world-class technology platform, and the ability to tap into global resources for front and middle office services to help scale your business without diluting the quality or control of your services.

 

gravitas by the NUMBERS

690+

Billion AUM
Managed by Gravitas Clients 

80+

Clients

5

Worldwide Locations


New York

Chicago

Greenwich

Mumbai

Ahmedabad

1

Integrated Front and Middle Office Platform


benefits


Gravitas delivers reliable and innovative services to help alternative investment companies thrive and grow.

Control

with Personal Partnership

No matter where its members are located, the Gravitas team is a part of your team. So you actively participate in the selection and direction of your co-sourced staff.

Customization

with Proven performance

Workflows, procedures and technology are completely customized to fit your needs, your way of doing business. So there’s no interruption in your day-to-day operations.

Bottom Line Efficiency

with Global 24/7 Service

Access to a world-class cloud-based front and middle office technology platform acquired from a leading global hedge fund.


Client Testimonials

 
We’ve established a sustainable, long-lasting relationship with Gravitas that’s built on innovative thinking and collaborative solutions. We hired them for a project, but have kept them as our partner.
 
 
Geoffrey Craddock
 
 

GEOFFREY CRADDOCK

Chief Risk Officer
OFI Global Asset Management

 

 

 


OUR VALUES

Reliability

Gravitas is awake 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No matter where, when or how, we're on to service your needs.

Innovation

As the cutting edge slices onward, Gravitas will be there in constant pursuit of better, quicker, smarter ways to work together.

Expertise

Gravitas has been in the alternative investment space since 1996, marking our long-standing prowess in understanding your industry and your business.

Agility

In a fast-changing world, Gravitas is a nimble partner that helps you seize opportunities, reduce risk and maximize productivity. 

Collaboration

We immerse ourselves in your fund’s approach, values and culture to move forward as one, fitting our solutions to your needs and multiplying your strengths with ours.


OUR PARTNERS


Together with our partners, we collaborate to deliver customized services that keep everyone in our circle ahead of the competition.

 
IBMRiskAnalytics
 
EMC
 
TPGAxon
 

IBM Risk Analytics

Since 2012, Gravitas has partnered with IBM Risk Analytics to leverage their premier risk platform, Algorithmics, to service our clients with superior tools and, consequently, with distinguished risk management capabilities in our co-sourcing platform.

EMC

Gravitas has joined the EMC Business Partner program for Cloud Service providers in 2013 to implement joint cloud services, enabling optimized efficiencies and reduced costs as part of our co-sourcing offering.

TPG-Axon Capital Management

As part of our partnership, Gravitas acquired a state of the art front and middle office technology platform from TPG-Axon and collaborated to further its capabilities to service some of the world’s largest and highly complex funds.


OUR PEOPLE
 

The Gravitas leadership team has more than a century of combined experience in financial services and software technology, led by Jayesh Punater, our Founder and CEO.

 
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I started Gravitas, because I saw the opportunity to make a difference. I wanted to support the alternative investment industry, by providing services that can facilitate the right investments to be made for the benefit of all of humanity.
— Jayesh A. Punater, Gravitas Founder & CEO

Leadership

Our management team focuses on the intersections of financial services, technology and co-sourcing. This integrated expertise ensures that we understand our clients’ business challenges, and are able to design and deliver unique co-sourcing solutions and services to overcome them.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is comprised of highly accomplished individuals from the financial services and information technology industries. Each board member is actively involved in Gravitas’ strategic direction and governance.

 

 

Gravitas Team

The Gravitas team is over 200 strong across our 5 global offices. We are passionate about how people and technology can advance the alternative investment industry.

 

Advisory Council

The Gravitas Advisory Council is a forum for ideas and industry initiatives leading to the potential development of new and innovative products and services and mapping out Gravitas’ long-term “Strategic Intent” in the marketplace.


our story


Since 1996, Gravitas has built and managed critical business infrastructure for the top players in the industry.

Gravitas was founded to serve the financial industry with custom- tailored IT support in hardware, software and services. Our first projects were installing state-of-the-art networks in hedge fund management companies.

That’s when we fell in love with the fast-changing, supercharged world of alternative investments. We became excited about how a modern approach could transform the industry by delivering real-time information and simple scalability.

1996

Gravitas Technology Services is launched.
 

2004

Wins mandate to manage IT infrastructure for Eton Park, the largest hedge fund launch in industry history.
 

2008

Opens Mumbai office.

Provides data center colocation and fully managed services.

2009

Launches first cloud computing service specifically designed for alternative asset managers.

Initiates co-sourcing risk services to $20 billion hedge fund.

 

2010

Selected by Advent Software, Inc. as an Authorized Hosting Provider for Geneva®, Advent’s portfolio management and fund accounting solution.

2011

Opens Chicago office.
 

2012

Acquires front and middle office technology platform from TPG-Axon Capital Management.

Launches Gravitas Private Cloud based on leading converged infrastructure systems from VCE.

Appointed an Official EMC Affiliate Partner.

2013

Launches Risk-as-a- Service for hedge funds, powered by IBM Risk Analytics.

Launches Atmosphere, a secure, cloud-based online file sharing, sync and storage service.

Launches Hedge Hog, a mobile app that displays portfolio and analytical data.
 

2014

Launches 7-person credit research team for client.


awards

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Best Outsourced
Technology Infrastructure

HFM Awards 2012

Best Overall
Technology Provider


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