PCA designs and develops a wide variety of custom line-of-business and database applications for clients in the Financial Services sector. Financial services solutions are distinguished by unique and complex database structures, financial calculations and workflows — where data integrity and system performance are essential to meet more advanced reporting and analytical needs. Financial services solutions frequently involve customer-facing components to automate and streamline external data management, reporting and compliance functions.
The Capital Group Companies is one of the world's largest
investment management organizations. Five companies manage investments for millions
of individuals and thousands of corporations and institutions.
CGC had 'several hundred' business-critical MS Access applications that were experiencing
a variety of performance, data integrity and security issues. With a growing
number of End Users, the company needed to migrate the MS Access applications to
the SQL Server database. Following extensive vendor due diligence, PCA was
selected by The Capital Group Companies to "write the book" on engineering best
for internal CGC engineers to migrate internally-developed MS Access applications
to the SQL Server
& Oracle database platforms. Download "MS Access Migration Guidelines & Procedures" (PDF).
RCB Fund Services — Richard C. Breeden, Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange
Commission from 1989 to 1993 — was appointed by the SEC and US Department of Justice
(DOJ) to oversee institutional and individual investor fraud claims against many
of the largest securities fraud and class action cases in US history.
PCA was engaged by RCB Fund Services to design and develop the claims administration and payment
systems for WorldCom, Adelphia, Royal Dutch Shell, and Enron Victim Trust Funds, in accordance with the Fair Funds for Investors provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Unique aspects of the systems include complex fraud calculations,
Bar-code based high volume document scanning and management, and offset printing
service bureau integration.
Franklin Park is an independent, employee-owned private equity investment advisor.
Franklin Park assists its clients in building and managing portfolios, including
portfolio design and planning, investment sourcing, analysis and monitoring, and
PCA designed and developed a customer-facing investor portal
that empowered Franklin Park clients with on-demand access to investment performance and accounting reports with flexible data export capability, and dynamic IRR calculator to perform ad hoc queries and investment analyses.
Read Franklin Park Case Study
A Lehman Brothers Company, Cohane Rafferty maintains state-of-the-art analytical
capabilities for stratifying and valuing mortgage servicing portfolios.
PCA designed and developed a variable-rate Mortgage Management
System for their
Retail Banking Division, and a custom solution for pooling and disaggregating
bulk loan sales. Both projects required detailed assessment and reconciliation of
current system capabilities against critical new business requirements.