Transforming Businesses with Intelligent, Domain-Aware Capabilities

Arcesium designs advanced data, operations, and analytics capabilities for the financial services industry. Our consultative approach, cloud-native technology, and deep domain expertise help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.

About Arcesium

Arcesium delivers an advanced data, operations, and analytics platform used by some of the world’s most sophisticated asset managers, hedge funds, and banks. We designed our elegant SaaS platform with industry-specific capabilities to harmonize massive amounts of disparate data and deliver unparalleled speed, accuracy, and decision-making capabilities. Our exceptionally consultative and collaborative approach coupled with deep domain expertise helps our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.

Arcesium launched with the mission to power the entire investment lifecycle. Building on a platform developed and tested by the D. E. Shaw group, we received additional equity backing from a second seed client, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. J.P. Morgan, an early adopter of our technologies, later made a strategic investment in the company.

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Our Global Team

Together, our team brings decades of experience in the financial services industry to help strengthen your data and operations capabilities.

History of Arcesium

Arcesium began as a collaboration between the D.E. Shaw group and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) to set a new standard in post-trade operations with advanced software and services. This partnership led to Arcesium's emergence as an independent entity aimed at transforming the financial landscape. Combining analytical prowess and technological expertise, Arcesium serves the intricate needs of asset managers and financial services.


Arcesium launched as an independent entity backed by the D.E. Shaw group and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) as our seed investor and anchor clients. Headquarted in New York City with an office in Hyderabad, India.

  • Headcount: 436

  • Gross AUM: $152 Billion USD


Arcesium signed its third client, EJF, followed by Balyasny Asset Mangement.

  • Headcount: 617

  • Gross AUM: $407 Billion USD


J.P. Morgan’s Hedge Fund Services became Arcesium’s first tech-only and first fund admin client. J.P. Morgan (JPM) licensed Arcesium’s technology as a single platform to run their hedge fund administration and middle office business more efficiently.

  • Headcount: 688

  • Gross AUM: $571 Billion USD


JPM converted a substantial portion of its alternative investment services business to the new technology platform powered by Arcesium, strengthening our third-party admin offering.

  • Headcount: 685

  • Gross AUM: $1.3 Trillion USD


Arcesium launched a suite of modular technology products for alternative asset managers. This move enabled potential clients to make discrete updates to specific areas of their architecture and operations versus requiring them to implement the entire post-trade platform. We also opened our second office in Hyderbad.

  • Headcount: 795

  • Gross AUM: $1.8 Trillion USD


JPM had made a strategic investment in the company, underscoring their confidence in our technology. We expanded our footprint into Europe with the launch of the London office and gained further access to top talent in India by opening a new office in Bangalore.

  • Headcount: 1048

  • Gross AUM: $3.3 Trillion USD


Arcesium launched PerformA®, a performance allocations product designed to simplify investor accounting processes for different client types, including hedge funds, fund administrators, and private equity firms. We closed the year with an impressive roster of global clients, and launched an office in Delhi, India to expand India operations.

  • Headcount: 1415

  • Gross AUM: $3.6 Trillion USD


Arcesium continued its ambition to execute a data-first strategy to support our clients’ increasingly data-centric businesses. With an emphasis on our technical and organizational foundation, we continued our relentless pursuit of enabling clients to power the entire investment lifecycle.

  • Headcount: 1773

  • Gross AUM: $4 Trillion USD


Arcesium launched Aquata™, an out-of-the-box data platform designed to enable clients to effortlessly access and manage their investment data. With Aquata’s pre-built data models and connectors and ability to handle millions of daily records, clients can swiftly integrate and validate data, perform advanced analytics and reporting, and accelerate time to market.

  • Headcount: 1950+

  • Gross AUM: $4.6 Trillion USD

Our Global Presence

Arcesium has offices on three continents and services clients around the world.

Arcesium Global Map of Offices

New York

1166 Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor New York, NY 10036


Dashwood House 69 Old Broad Street London EC2M 1QS 
United Kingdom +44 20 7155 9372


Building No. 12C, Floor No. 13 Mindspace Cyberabad Hyderabad, Telangana 500081 India


9th Floor, Tower B, DLF Cyberpark Phase III, Udyog Vihar Gurgaon, Haryana 122008 India


Level 6, North Tower West Wing, ITC Green Centre Marutiseva Nagar, Banaswadi Main Road Bangalore 560005 India

An Innovative Future with Arcesium

The recent launch of Aquata, our innovative data management platform, exemplifies our proactive response to client feedback and our commitment to enhancing their business capabilities with forward-thinking technology.

As we look to the future, Arcesium remains dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in financial technology, continually adapting our offerings to meet emerging challenges and ensuring that our clients are always one step ahead.

Discover the difference Arcesium can make for your business

Arcesium’s technology is designed by industry professionals, built to streamline your processes, enhance data accuracy, and empower your business decisions. Unlock the full potential of your investment operations and set a new standard for efficiency and growth in the investment industry.