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Quantifi Releases New Features and Enhancements to Support Latest Industry Initiatives

Monday, March 9, 2020

Quantifi has introduced over 50 new features and enhancements to support the latest industry initiatives. The broad range of features include expanded asset coverage, performance improvements and support for the IBOR transition. By leveraging emerging technologies like microservices, AI, cloud and data science, firms can reduce operating costs and better meet the needs of investors, stakeholders and regulators. The new features and functionality introduced by Quantifi provide clients with advantages in terms of performance, scalability, flexibility and usability. read more

Alternative Methods For Calculating CVA Capital Charges Under Basel III

Thursday, February 27, 2020

The global financial crisis brought counterparty credit risk and credit value adjustment (CVA) very much into the spotlight. The Basel III proposals first published in December 2009 introduced changes to the Basel II rules including a new capital charge against the volatility of CVA. As the Basel committee noted, two thirds of the counterparty risk related losses during the credit crisis were actually from CVA volatility rather than defaults. Not surprisingly then, the new CVA ‘VaR capital charge is quite punitive and worthy of focus.

Quantifi Announces Agreement with Jefferies to Support their Structured Credit Business

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Jefferies Group LLC selected Quantifi to support its growing structured credit business. Jefferies Group LLC (Jefferies), the largest independent full-service global investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. To support this synthetic CDO business, Jefferies sought to acquire a state-of-the-art pricing and analytics solution with enhanced capabilities for synthetic structured products, instead of developing its own in-house system. read more

OeKB Extends Usage of Quantifi for Enterprise Market Risk

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

In 2015, OeKB selected Quantifi as its front-to-middle office solution for counterparty risk and IFRS 13. The bank has recently gone live on Quantifi for market risk. The key variable in the measurement and management of OeKB’s market risk is economic capital which is calculated using Value at Risk (VaR) over a one-month time horizon. OeKB was previously calculating HVaR on a quarterly basis using a legacy system. read more

Piraeus Bank Addresses XVA Requirements with Quantifi’s Single Solution

Friday, May 26, 2017

Piraeus has played a pivotal role in supporting the recovery of the Greek economy and restoring trust in Greek banks. To keep pace with market conditions and ensure compliance with stringent regulation, Piraeus recognised the need to adapt their risk analytics infrastructure to enhance interoperability with other core systems and align front, middle and back office functions. Senior management also wanted to improve risk control, reduce operational inefficiencies and optimise total cost of risk by streamlining processes, IT and operating models.