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Working with PortfolioCenter Data Management Tools

Portfolio and Asset detail data can be vital to having accurate reports and billing statements. Leverage the PortfolioCenter Data Management tools to enter, maintain and organize data. This section guides you through several tools you can use to accomplish these tasks.

Having organized client data can give you an edge with client service by putting categorized lists of clients at your fingertips so you can perform data entry, report preparation, billing, and rebalancing tasks more quickly and efficiently. This section gives you information on the tools—Custom Fields, the Portfolio Data Manager, and Views—that help you build those client lists so you can easily access the data you need.

Working with Account Details and Custom Portfolio Fields

Portfolio and group details and Custom Portfolio Fields are the basis upon which you build your client lists. The documents in this section help you understand the standard portfolio and group detail fields, as well as how to extend their functionality when used with Custom Portfolio Fields.

Working with Rules

Rules are the basis upon which Smart Sets and Views are built and can be a powerful tool for filtering and finding portfolios based on detail data. Use the documents in this section to create and edit Rules, and to get suggestions for practical applications.

Working with the Portfolio Data Manager

The Portfolio Data Manager displays portfolio and group details and Custom Field data in a grid so you can easily see the information side-by-side and post data. The documents in this section describe the many uses of the Portfolio Data Manager.

Working with Views

Views are a powerful tool you can use to filter and find portfolios based on detail data. Use the documents in this section to create, edit and use Views.


Working with Smart Sets

A portfolio set is a collection of segmented client accounts you can use for certain tasks such as reporting, billing, rebalancing and so on. A Smart Set uses Portfolio Rules to determine membership. The documents in this section show you how to create and manage Smart Sets based on Portfolio Rules. For more information about Static Sets, see the Working with Sets section.


Having organized asset details can help you manage Client Presentations and reporting more efficiently. This section gives you information on how to set up asset details to get the Client Presentations and reporting you want.

Working with the Securities Data Manager

The Securities Data Manager displays asset details in a grid so you can easily see the information side-by-side and post data. The documents in this section describe the many uses of Securities Manager.

Working with the Asset Categories

The Transaction Writer is a powerful data entry tool. Use the wizard to create transactions to better handle moving assets and corporate actions. See the section below for more information on wizards available and what they do.

Examples Using Specific Wizards

Corporate Action Wizards and Information

Corporate actions, such as mergers or spin-offs, can sometimes be intricate transactions to enter. We provide some data for you in our Corporate Actions Center. However, if you do not see what you need there, review the documents below to get help researching and entering the data using the Transaction Writer Wizards.


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