Benefits of Membership

Virtual Peer Group Networking: COOConnect provides a secure, online networking platform for buy-side COOs to communicate only with other accredited and registered buy-side COOs.

In-person Peer Group Networking: COOConnect provides buy-side COOs with opportunities to meet and collaborate with their industry peers in person.

Events and Seminars: COOConnect organises and hosts expertly chaired peer group meetings and seminars to discuss well-defined issues.

Sharing and Benchmarking Best Practices: Members draw on databases of best practices, with implementation strategies, and contribute their knowledge and experience to raising standards.

Cost Control: Members gain access on privileged terms to service providers that specialise in reducing costs through detailed analysis of invoices from suppliers.

Research: Members can commission from COOConnect staff, research into industry-wide issues of concern to COOs, in order to facilitate commercial decision-making.

Rewarding Talent: Members share on an anonymous basis data about compensation, benefits and equity sharing for staff at all levels, including benchmarks.

Finding and Verifying Suppliers: Members draw on databases of real-world prime brokerage, fund administration and IT vendor RFPs, and help verify service capabilities.

Directories: COOConnect maintains user-verified directories of prime brokers, administrators, technology and data vendors, insurers, lawyers, accountants and consultants.

News and Opinion: Members of COOConnect have access to daily updated news about relevant industry developments, plus trenchant opinion from regular columnists and industry experts.

Recruitment: Members of COOConnect can advertise positions that are open at their firm to other members of the peer group network.

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