SOLUTIONS ENABLED BY OUR TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM. 

 

Combining industry expertise, scalable infrastructure and agile collaboration, we provide real time insights and operational excellence to hedge funds in an increasingly complex landscape.


WHY THE GRAVITAS PLATFORM?

As the alternative investment industry continues to attract institutional investors and the regulatory landscape becomes more and more demanding, the biggest challenge for funds is achieving smart scale.

The Gravitas Platform, a collaborative outsourcing model of people, process and technology, helps hedge funds create smart scale and mitigate risk.  Picture dedicated front office and operations support provided through an investment platform that is configured to enforce your business controls.

People

Highly experienced, passionately dedicated professionals around the globe, providing you with responsive, energetic expert service 24 hours a day.

Process

Workflows and procedures are completely customized to fit your needs, so there is no interruption in your day-to-day operations.

Technology

A front and middle office technology platform that is powered by Gravitas Cloud and is customized to administer your business needs.


KEY DIFFERENTIATORS.


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

1.

 

Services Enabled by a Proprietary Platform  

Through people, process and technology, The Gravitas Platform provides real-time insights and operational excellence that helps funds create smart scale and mitigate risk.

2.

 

A Fully Integrated Front & Middle Office Platform

The Gravitas Platform is the first fully integrated front and middle office services platform in the alternative industry.

3.

 

One Unified Data Set                     

The Gravitas Platform is a single system with centralized, backed up data that is customized to meet specific fund needs without diluting the quality or control of fund services.


OUR PARTNERS.

 

Our clients are our partners.  As an extension of their teams, we collaborate with our partners to deliver customized services for their unique funds.

 
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Geoffrey Craddock
Over the many years I have worked with them, Gravitas has been a dependable team and a valuable resource for our firm.
— Bill Christian, Chief Operating Officer, GoldenTree Asset Management, LP
Gravitas has taken an entire set of issues off of my plate and made them their concerns. We’re able to focus on the business of trading and making money while Gravitas focuses on all the issues related to technology that a hedge fund has to deal with.
— Adam Cohen, Managing Partner, Caspian Capital LP
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, Chief Risk Officer, OFI Global Asset Management

By the numbers.

1.2+

Trillion AUM
Managed by Gravitas Clients

80+

Partners                   

5

Worldwide Locations


NEW YORK

CHICAGO

GREENWICH

MUMBAI

AHMEDABAD

1

Fully Integrated Front & Middle Office Platform


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.

2016

  • Offers robust platform offering around Risk Management & Middle Office services
  • Grows the Gravitas Team
  • Focuses on Client Management

 

2015

  • Focused on 100% Client Referenceability
  • Expanded role with IBM/Algorithmics partner
  • Built out capabilities of The Gravitas Platform across Risk Management & Middle Office services
  • Expanded cloud offerings
  • Launched Chicago-based Help Desk
  • Strengthened Leadership Team

2014

  • Launched 7-person Credit Research Team for client
  • Focused on 100% Client Referenceability
  • Launched live implementations of The Gravitas Platform
  • Launched The Dream Catcher Society

 

2013

  • Launched Risk-As-A-Service for hedge funds, powered by IBM Risk Analytics
  • Launched Atmosphere, a secure, cloud-based online file sharing, sync and storage service
  • Launched Hedge Hog, a mobile app that displays portfolio and analytical data

2012

  • Acquired front and middle office technology platform from TPG-Axon Capital Management
  • Launched Gravitas Private Cloud based on leading converged infrastructure systems from VC
  • Appointed an Official EMC Affiliate Partner

 

2011

  • Opened Chicago office
  • Staffed Credit Research team

 

2010

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

2009

  • Launched first cloud computing service specifically designed for alternative asset managers
  • Initiated collaborative outsourcing Risk services to $20 billion hedge fund

 

2008

  • Opened Mumbai office
  • Provided data center colocation and fully managed services

 

2004

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

 

1996

  • Launched as a technology consulting firm for the financial services industry

OUR TEAM.

 

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 collaborative outsourcing. This integrated expertise ensures that we understand our clients’ business challenges, and are able to design and deliver unique collaborative outsourcing solutions and services to overcome them.

Gravitas Team

The Gravitas team of world class experts is over 275 strong across our 5 global offices. We are passionate about how people and technology can advance the alternative investment industry.

 

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.               

 

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 awards.

2016

 

MOST INNOVATIVE HEDGE FUND SOLUTIONS PROVIDER, US

Acquisition International Awards

2015

 

BEST MIDDLE OFFICE SOLUTION

HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards

BEST OUTSOURCED SOLUTION

HFM US Technology Awards

2014

 

MOST INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER

HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards

2013

 

BEST OUTSOURCED TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE

HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards

2012

 

BEST OVERALL TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER

HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards