NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strategic Insight, the data and business intelligence provider for the global asset management community, has announced the appointment of Karl Jaeger as Chief Financial Officer.
With over 25 years experience in the financial services sector focused on data and software, Mr. Jaeger brings a strong combination of operational and finance experience to Strategic Insight, which has recently completed the acquisition of BrightScope, Market Metrics and Matrix Solutions. Mr. Jaeger has overseen the acquisition and integration of more than 30 fintech companies throughout his career.
Joel Mandelbaum, CEO of Strategic Insight said, “I am delighted to be reunited with Karl for the 4th time over a twenty year period. He is an exemplary professional and has a rare entrepreneurial and commercial sense. This is an auspicious addition to the executive team.”
Most recently, Mr. Jaeger was Chief Financial Officer, Global Transaction Banking Solutions at D+H Corporation and, before that, CFO at FundTech, the payments company acquired by D+H. FundTech had been a portfolio company of the private equity firm GTCR. Prior to FundTech, Mr. Jaeger was CFO at Wall Street Systems, the treasury and FX trading software company.
At Wall Street Systems, while it was a Warburg Pincus portfolio company, Mr. Jaeger was a member of the executive team that acquired, grew and successfully sold Wall Street Systems in a trade sale. Mr. Jaeger began his career at Thomson Financial (now Thomson Reuters), where he worked for 14 years in various finance and executive roles. Mr. Jaeger has also managed human resources, legal, facilities, IT functions, professional services and inside sales groups. This expertise uniquely positions him to help drive Strategic Insight’s organic and inorganic growth strategies.
Tony Salewski, Managing Director of Genstar, Strategic Insight’s majority shareholder, said, “With more than 25 years of experience and a track record of transformational success, we are delighted to have Karl join Joel and the Strategic Insight executive team to help deliver the next phase of growth for the business.”
Mr. Jaeger added, “I am extremely excited to join Strategic Insight. I am looking forward to capitalizing on initiatives and investments that are already in place, to growing our leadership position and to leveraging our resources to serve the asset management industry.”
About Strategic Insight
Strategic Insight (SI) provides critical and proprietary data, business intelligence, research and marketing services to the global asset management community.
SI delivers full service solutions to the asset management sector worldwide, including investment flow data, advisor sales analysis, in-depth research, analytics, editorial content and events for investment managers, asset owners and custodians, plus Transaction Cost Measurement of over 500 million trades per month. Our clients include over 1000 of the most prominent names in the asset management industry, including 83 of the world‘s 100 largest fund managers.
Strategic Insight delivers its products and services through four distinct divisions: SI Data, SI Research, SI Intelligence and SI Interactive. Its portfolio of leading editorial titles includes the well-recognized brands PLANSPONSOR, PLANADVISER, Chief Investment Officer, Global Custodian, and The Trade.
The company‘s headquarters are in New York with offices in Boston, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, Stamford CT; London; Munich; Melbourne; Toronto and Vancouver. Strategic Insight is backed by Genstar Capital.
About Genstar Capital
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. Genstar manages funds with total capital commitments of over $5 billion and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the financial services, software, industrial technology, and healthcare industries.