WINDSOR, Conn., May 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that Sprott Asset Management (Sprott) has selected SSCNet for automated settlement notification. The global network will enable trade communication between Sprott and its broker/dealers, custodian and prime brokers.

SSCNet will replace Sprott's manual post-trade communication processes and consolidate all communication across a broad set of instrument and transaction types. Sprott will also use SSCNet's SWIFT gateway connectivity and automated email/fax functionality.

"Connecting our front-office system to SSCNet, which includes SWIFT connectivity and ISO standard messaging capabilities, will reduce time and errors when communicating trade details to our custodians and prime brokers. It enables us to make significant strides towards a straight-through processing environment," said Johann Lau, VP, Investment Administration, Sprott Asset Management. "We have selected SSCNet's automated settlement service as it helps all our participants benefit from a more efficient, standardized process."

"We are pleased to bring leading post-trade automation services to our customers. Sprott will notice an improvement on match rates earlier in the trade settlement life cycle," said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies. "This is another example of SS&C's commitment to delivering workflow solutions which help our customers achieve a more efficient operating environment."

SSCNet is a global trade communication network linking investment managers, broker/dealers, custodians and interested parties. SSCNet's hosted service is available 24/7 on a secure platform, supports multiple formats and connects directly to trade counterparties, including SWIFT connectivity.

About Sprott Asset Management

Sprott Asset Management LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sprott Inc., is a fund company dedicated to achieving superior returns for its investors over time. Sprott Asset Management LP manages assets primarily for institutions, endowments and high net worth individuals and is the investment manager of the Sprott Mutual Funds. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer or solicitation by anyone in the United States or in any other jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is not authorized or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such an offer or solicitation. Prospective investors should consult their financial advisor to determine if the Sprott Mutual Funds may be sold in their jurisdiction.

About SS&C Technologies

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. Some 6,900 financial services organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services. These clients in the aggregate manage over $26 trillion in assets.

Additional information about SS&C (Nasdaq:SSNC) is available at www.ssctech.com.

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