Man drowning in paperwork 21 percent of firms polled estimate RFP volumes will rise more than 10 percent over the course of 2019. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Amid the ever-stiffening competition for institutional investor dollars, asset managers find that their request-for-proposal teams are under increasing pressure to respond to RFPs, requests for information (RFIs) and due diligence questionnaires (DDQs) that are becoming increasingly complex.

This complexity occurs as a result of the need for due diligence on the part of investment consultants and other institutions expands.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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