Entries by Aman Grewal

What is a performance object?

A performance object is a set of figures that illustrate the returns over time of a fund or strategy. Data associated with a performance includes returns type, monthly return and end of quarter assets (net or gross). You can see a full list of the data fields for this object by going to the field guide […]

What is a share class object?

A share class is an object linked to a fund (but not a strategy) that describes the available types or ‘flavours’ of investment. Data associated with a share class includes domicile country, base currency, total expense ration (TER), last fund processing passport revision and NAV. You can see a full list of the data fields […]

What is a fund object?

A fund object contains information on a fund, or specific investment vehicle. It is usually linked to many other objects, such as firm, contact(s), strategy, share class and performance. It may also be linked to other objects containing data on the component elements of the fund, such as real estate, loans or private equity. Data […]

What is a strategy object?

A strategy object contains information on the overall approach to investment under which funds are grouped. A strategy will be linked to these funds and may also have links to other objects such as contacts and performance. Data included in a strategy object includes guiding principles, asset class(es), brief description of philosophy, marketing contact, are […]

What is a firm object?

A firm object contains information on an organisation, including your own. These include fund managers, consultants, distributors, professional services providers, regulators and so on. Data associated with a firm includes name, address, phone and ownership. You can see a full list of the data fields for this object by going to the field guide on […]

What is a contact object?

A contact object contains information on a person in your company or another. Data associated with a contact includes first name, surname, phone, email and qualifications. A contact can be linked to a firm, strategy or fund, depending on his or her primary responsibility. For example, a fund manager will be linked to a specific […]

What is an object?

An object is a set of data (fields or documents) that relate to each other and form a logical whole. For example, a contact is a type of object that typically includes data elements such as first name, surname, phone, email and qualifications. Other objects include firm, strategy, fund, share class and performance. AssetLogic works […]