Unlocking New Asset Classes and Rapid Integration for Alternative Asset Management Firms

We deliver everything required for alternative asset management firms to migrate away from spreadsheets and legacy solutions and pursue the most lucrative opportunities available.

Empowering Alternative Asset Management Firms to Innovate at the Speed of Markets

The rise of alternatives means asset management firms face a constant need to innovate. There are always new opportunities that can be translated into outsized returns, from the rise and fluctuation of cryptocurrencies to new ways of investing in commodities, private equity, real estate, and infrastructure.

We help you move into these markets quickly and view the opportunities and risks they bring across your entire portfolio, helping you hone your edge.


Overreliance on spreadsheets, heightened demand for less liquid assets, and difficulty performing risk analysis and accessing insights on potential deals


Spreadsheet migration tools, powerful analytics and scenario analysis applications, foundational financial components with a transparent source license, and consistent use of models from pre-trade to portfolio management


Access insights in a fraction of the time of legacy methods and enter new markets rapidly

Our Alternative Asset Management
Success Stories​

Over the years, our solutions for application development, cloud migration, and risk management have helped alternative asset management clients rapidly react to new opportunities and take a comprehensive view of risk across portfolios. Here are some of the highlights.


Replacing giant but fragile spreadsheets and disconnected point solutions with a robust and flexible platform


Consolidated portfolio dashboard that includes asset allocation, performance, and risk metrics

  • Elastic compute infrastructure to ensure necessary scale
  • Transparent source code enabling easy flexibility and extensibility
  • Graphical visualization to quickly see effects of changes
  • What-if analyses, filters, and drill-down options for more details


Less time spent on infrastructure and more time spent on building a competitive advantage via new clients and emerging opportunities


Modeling and representing cryptocurrency assets for portfolio and risk management


Extended definitions, market data, and models to accurately represent cryptocurrencies and derivatives

  • New asset category and parameters created for cryptocurrencies
  • Links to multiple crypto exchanges and the addition of algorithms for price variations
  • Option to specify trading exchange for buy and sell
  • Alternative pricing models and volatilities to evaluate effects


Rapid adaptation of core system for pricing and trading needs and deployment to production, followed by risk management shortly after

Our Technology. Your Vision

Our platform is as powerful as it is versatile, delivering high-performance solutions that enable alternative asset management firms to quickly move into additional markets and integrate new opportunities with existing portfolios.

Cloud Infrastructure

Scalable and controlled cloud environments delivering performance, security, and cost savings

Developer Experience

Collaborative tools and workflows to increase software development efficiency and accelerate time to market


Prebuilt and extensible tools for analysis, trading, and risk management

Portfolio Management

Optimize your trades and holdings with comprehensive and customizable analytics across the enterprise

Risk Management

Aggregate, model, and manage risk across all asset classes from a single platform, using standard or proprietary pricing models and analytics

Sales & Trading

Integrate diverse datasets and analytics to evaluate performance across books, portfolios, and asset classes

Application Development

Build, test, configure, and deploy cloud-native applications at scale through our developer platform

Cloud Migration

Leverage cloud computing resources for faster results and better insights from your secure, automated, and cost-effective cloud domain

Hear from Our Clients

Let some of the markets’ most innovative alternative asset management firms tell you how Beacon enabled them to consolidate risk management, extend market data and models, and rapidly adopt new asset classes.

Go Deeper

News and perspectives on how fintech is changing risk analytics, data management, and market strategy for the modern alternative asset management firm

Learn how a global digital and alternative asset manager is using Beacon’s customization capabilities to quickly comply with regulatory reporting requirements, building credibility and expanding

JULY 13, 2023 – NEW YORK – Beacon Platform is delighted to announce its recognition in the Chartis BuySide50 report, securing a top 20 placement.

Software has become a vital part of capital markets activities, helping firms capture emerging opportunities, adapt to rapidly changing market conditions, and provide effective liquidity