Recent Updates
Exciting new changes and improvements

Release – 24 July 2016

Small changes including:

  • Download AUM client list
  • Link bulk trading accounts to duplicate investor retail accounts
  • PDF for Model portfolio instructions
  • List of portfolio instruments
  • Create user functionality
  • Portfolio instrument changes

Transaction model change

Large change to the underlying transaction model that the system uses.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 7 July 2016

Small changes including:

  • Security features and upgrades
  • Clear data when generating new reports
  • Change calculation of ongoing fee on 100% withdrawal
  • Ability to merge persons
  • Documents attachment changes
  • Multiple account owners
  • Tick and untick all functionality

Special purpose vehicle

Build the ability to invest in a special purpose vehicle and then link an underlying investment account to the SPV. The SPV then prices automatically based on the underlying assets of the portfolio.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 29 June 2016

Small changes including:

  • Mark all invoices paid
  • Partner fee calculations
  • Segregate mandate structures
  • Changes to the switch screen
  • New look for all the instructions screens

 

Export all transactions

Ability to export all transaction in the system. This export runs in the backend with a downloadable file of all the transaction history on all the investor accounts.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 16 June 2016

Small changes including:

  • Email contribution certificates
  • Ability to import Silica historical transactions
  • Debit order state changes
  • Upload application form setting on product
  • Filters on investor accounts
  • Terms and conditions setting on product
  • Completed instructions menu
  • Bulk employer terminations

 

WordPress and Gemstone integration

Technical project to include WordPress in our deployment environment. We can now Embed Gemstone components into WordPress.

New documents card on entity and account

You can now see all documents uploaded for an entity or an account in one place. Clients can also see these documents and download them.

Outstanding requirements

Ability to load outstanding requirements on a person and send an email via the system to the investor for details.

Can also do this in bulk on an employer

 

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 24 May 2016

Small changes including:

  • Small changes to the Group RA
  • Ability to add manual communication on a investor e.g Phone call
  • Remove and add instrument to all brokers
  • Ability to take fees on 100% withdrawal
  • Ability to view exchange rates relative to any other currency
  • Use another mail server to send certain emails
  • Performance improvements on confirmation files

SARS contribution file

Once contributions certificates are generated, you can now create a SARS upload file. The file is in the required SARS format for Retirement funds.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 4 May 2016

Small changes including:

  • Accrued fees on historical transaction data
  • Change instrument types between money markets, units trust, etf’s 
  • Multi currency improvements
  • Small technical changes
  • Shares and bonds as instruments
  • Partner fee invoices

Composite instruments

You can now link an Collective Investment Scheme to an underlying portfolio. The underlying portfolio can consist of shares, bonds, unit trust, money markets, ETF’s or other portfolios. You can then import the actual holdings in these underlying instruments from an external portfolio management system. The system will then allow you to to see the underlying instruments of a unitised instrument.

Actual asset allocation

 

Expanded the system to allow capture of actual asset allocation. This can be imported from an external source like Morningstar. Actual asset allocations are stored per date. The investor accounts automatically update the asset allocation graph based on the imported values.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 5 April 2016

Small changes including:

  • Brand product
  • Leap year for IRR
  • ABSA statement upload format
  • Small technical changes

Product sponsor access

The product sponsor can now get access to the system by loading a contact person on the sponsor company and making him a system user. He then can see all the investors invested in the product with view only rights to the investor account details.

New quote process

You can create a branded quote per product for a potential investor. System can generate an application for and the quote document with fact sheet etc as attachments. These quotes are branded per product. These are emailed to the investor for signature.

Once the quote is signed and sent back the quote can be converted into an active account without needing to load the investor and investment details again.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 17 March 2016

Small changes including:

  • Bulk take-on process for groups
  • Bulk resignation process for groups
  • Improvements on client messaging
  • Statement improvements
  • Layout of Product screen
  • Cleanup of CSS
  • New member account details section

Bulk resignation process

Process created to handle large volumes of resignations from a Corporate RA type of product. Allow administrator to send bulk emails to advisers, employers and employees to help facilitate Resignations.

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 4 March 2016

Small changes including:

  • History on Momentum imports
  • Styling changes
  • Default currency to products
  • Bank account currency
  • Tab delimited imports
  • Fee accruals in historical transactions

Multi currency products

Main change to the system was the ability to trade in different currencies per product. The restriction is that the product underlying instruments still need to trade in the same currency, but you can have products with different currencies. E.g Retail UT Namibia, Retail UT Botswana

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.

Release – 8 February 2016

Small changes and fixes including:

  • Security improvements
  • Partner fee summary report
  • IFA logo on investment overviews
  • Technical improvements on callback for components
  • Service fee check with Maitland unit import
  • New employer summary report
  • Release partner fee functionality
  • Detailed investor account downloads

Tax calculator and tax on withdrawals

The tax table are used to calculate tax in the tax calculator

The same calculator is used on a withdrawal that has tax

Related accounts

Persons and Companies that have some form of relationship e.g husband, wife and family trust can be linked. Combined statements can be drawn for all related accounts.

Fixed initial fees

An initial fee can be specified on a product level. This can be overridden on instrument, investor account and instruction level. This allow taking of a fixed monthly fee. e.g R27.50

 

* Refer to your online Pivotal Tracker Project for a full list of changes and enhancements for the release.