asset managers

Investment Management Firm Goes Live with Quantifi as its Core Enterprise Risk Platform

Monday, July 2, 2018

Quantifi, a provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, today announced that a rapidly growing investment manager, based in New York City, has gone live with Quantifi as its core enterprise risk platform. Formed in 2016, the fund seeks to provide positive absolute returns while preserving capital in all market environments. The fund’s investment portfolio is focused on bonds, CDS, loans and stocks. read more

Importance of Liquidity for Functioning of Financial Markets

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The global financial crisis highlighted the importance of liquidity in functioning financial markets. Pre-2008, market participants received easy access to readily available funding and were ill-prepared for events that transpired during the credit crisis Failure to adequately assess and manage liquidity underpinned major market turmoil, triggering unprecedented liquidity events. Read More

Technology Trends in Asset Management

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The financial services industry is unquestionably in the midst of a high-change, one that has the potential to radically  re-shape  the industry in the coming years.  The current changes feel disruptive because they are coming in a range of forms all at once. Read More

Quantifi and OTC Partners Publish Whitepaper on ‘Identifying Liquidity Risk for Financial Stability’

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Quantifi and OTC Partners publish whitepaper titled ‘Identifying Liquidity Risk for Financial Stability’. This whitepaper explores the importance of liquidity in functioning of financial markets and the increasing regulatory pressures on capital market firms to ensure strong liquidity risk management practices are being carried out. read more

Buy-Side System Requirements Part Two

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Lawmakers have targeted key financial practices for reform, radically altering the expectations and behavior of industry participants. The combination of the Dodd-Frank Act, European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), MiFID ll and Basel lll signify the biggest regulatory change in decades. These reforms have resulted in major change to how financial products are traded, settled, collateralized and reported, resulting in deep and ongoing structural changes to the markets. Read More

Buy-Side System Requirements Part One

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In the last few years, the financial markets have undergone dramatic change. While some of this is down to natural evolution, much of the change can be directly attributed to new rules introduced in the wake of the 2007 crisis. Regulators, legislators and central bank governors have been determined to avert another bubble bursting or an unexpected event that could threaten markets.  Read More

Q&A with Amy Wierenga, Head of Risk Management at BlueMountain Capital Management

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

"An important objective for risk frameworks supporting multi-strategy funds is that they work well for single strategy risk analysis while also enabling coherent fund-level risk aggregation. We have found that a scenario-centric approach provides an effective and flexible foundation for doing so". Read More

An Interview with John Burkert Managing Partner at Tiden Capital

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tiden Capital is a private investment company with over $100 million in assets under management. The firm is focused on relative value and corporate structured credit opportunities, including CDS and CDS index tranche products. Read More