First Light Asset Management has selected Market Street Advisors (MSA)’s Archer MSA investment management platform and a full suite of operational services to support its recently launched business.

First Light will use Archer MSA for trade order generation, portfolio accounting, performance measurement and reporting. The company will also use complete middle and back-office outsources services from MSA Ops.

First Light was established in September 2013 by CEO and senior portfolio manager, Matt Arens and managing director, Brett Johnson.

Ron Rawdon, senior vice president and director of new business development at MSA, said: "First Light is a great example of how our technology and services provide a complete solution for investment managers distributing their products across multiple separate-account platforms."