ss&c provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (saas) solutions for operational excellence. ss&c answers the outsourcing needs of the insurance, asset management, reit industries, alternative investments, and other financial service industries by tailoring solutions for their unique needs. these include account administration, asset valuation, compliance processing, data gathering, investment accounting and valuation, performance measurement, reconciliation, regulatory reporting and statement generation. founded in 1986 and listed on nasdaq (nasdaq: ssnc), ss&c has its headquarters in windsor, connecticut and offices around the world. some 10,000 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 $44 trillion in assets.