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The Bottom Line: NewSpring Exits Archer

NewSpring, a family of private equity strategies, announced today that NewSpring Growth, the Firm’s dedicated growth and expansion strategy, has exited its investment in Archer.

Archer is a technology-enabled service provider for the asset management industry

Archer is an industry-leading financial technology and operations outsourcing partner to the asset management industry. The company has deep and broad-based experience creating customized solutions that help asset managers swiftly launch new products, streamline operations, enter new distribution channels, and manufacture investment solutions that meet the evolving needs of end investors. With Archer’s fully-integrated and robust technology platform, asset managers can maintain their proven investment process while outsourcing operations and technology to create a servicing model that enables their growth.

Archer’s ability to enable asset managers to create customized investment portfolios at scale has fueled the company’s fast growth

Archer has grown into an industry leader in helping investment managers streamline operations and enabling growth through new product innovation and cost management. The platform gives asset managers the ability to meet growing investor demand for highly-customizable investment products, including ESG, tax optimization, flexible account relationship structures, models of models, and direct indexing solutions. As demand for customization has grown across the investment landscape, this capability has helped Archer attract a wide range of clients .

NewSpring and Archer’s partnership lead to successful growth and innovation

“Archer has become a leading provider of tech-enabled solutions that allow investment managers to accelerate workflow, reduce operational risk, quickly launch new products, and expand into new distribution channels,” said Bryan Dori, Archer President and CEO. “By remaining committed to innovation and service, we’ve been able to meet our clients’ evolving needs and attract a growing roster of new investment managers. We are grateful for NewSpring’s partnership and guidance, which has been instrumental to Archer’s growth over the years.”

“As the asset management industry has evolved over time, Bryan and his team have done a tremendous job pivoting and innovating to meet the industry’s changing needs at every step of the way. By providing the tools and solutions asset managers need to power their business and grow, Archer has differentiated itself from its competitors and positioned the company for continued success. It is this dedication to innovation that we look for in a portfolio company and has driven Archer’s fast growth in recent years. We’re thrilled with the company’s progress and are honored to have played a part in the company’s growth story.”
— Marc Lederman, NewSpring General Partner

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