credit risk

Extending the Traditional Credit Risk Framework to the Cryptoasset Industry

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

We expect that financial institutions and investors will continue to dedicate resources to building a robust infrastructure and developing risk solutions to solve counterparty risk in the cryptoasset industry. Even though trading cryptoassets presents significant challenges, it is our view that through technology, regulatory development and comprehensive risk management these challenges can be minimised. With cryptoasset industry evolving at pace, firms must not only be smart about the risks they pose but also manage them accordingly. Read More

How to Manage Cryptoasset Credit Risk

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The biggest banking failures during the 2008 GFC were a result of insufficient handling of credit risk. Credit risk represents the risk that a debtor may be unable or unwilling to make a payment on or fulfil contractual obligations. In some instances, this can result in default risk which is a subpart of credit risk. In other instances, it can cause a deterioration in credit quality. From a trading workflow perspective, credit risk is viewed as pre-settlement risk. This blog looks at the significance of credit risk associated with exchanges, custody and prime brokerage services. Read More

Ellington Management Group Selects Quantifi to Help Grow their Credit Business

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Ellington Management Group, an investment and advisory firm based in Old Greenwich, CT, has selected Quantifi to enhance its risk management and reporting functions for its growing credit business. Ellington’s core competencies include deep expertise in diversified credit, mortgage, and related markets, and time-honed experience developing quantitative macro and equities strategies. read more

How to Manage Cryptoasset Credit Risk

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

by Quantifi & OKCoin

This whitepaper provides an insight into the risks inherent to the cryptoasset market and can be broken into three parts. Section one of this paper looks at the significance of credit risk associated with exchanges, custody and prime brokerage services. The second section explores counterparty risk in a traditional financial institutional setting. The final section provides insights on how to extend the traditional credit risk framework to the cryptoasset industry. Overall, we aim to bridge the credit and counterparty risk considerations between incumbent and cryptoasset institutions.

An Overview of the Cryptoasset Capital Market

Monday, March 18, 2019

Recently there has been substantial growth in cryptoasset marketplaces and product offerings. The marketplace is complex and comprises of the traditional stock market, foreign exchange and the cryptoasset market. This blog post provides details on both crypto-only and fiat-supporting markets. We also explore trading venues, such as centralised and decentralised exchanges and the over-the-counter (OTC) markets. Read More

Quantifi and OKCoin Whitepapers Provide Unique Insight on the Cryptoasset Markets

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Quantifi has announced the release of two whitepapers on cryptoassets, co-written with OKCoin, a leading fiat-supporting digital asset marketplace. The first paper explores the taxonomy of cryptoassets and the evolving industry landscape and the second paper provides a detailed insight into the risk inherent to the cryptoasset market.  read more

SCI Risk Transfer & Synthetics Seminar

Monday, March 5, 2018
SCI’s Synthetic Securitisation Seminar provides an in-depth exploration of how synthetic securitisation is being utilised to transfer risk, achieve capital relief and create bespoke investment opportunities in the post-financial crisis environment. ... read more

Quantifi Wins Best Risk Management Solution HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Awards

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Quantifi has been named ‘Best Risk Management Solution’ in the HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Awards. These awards recognise technology providers, serving the hedge fund sector, that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months. read more

New Zealand’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Selects Quantifi for Front Office and Enterprise Risk Management

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Quantifi has been selected by NZSF, a NZ$35 billion sovereign wealth fund, as its core front-office and enterprise risk management solution. Quantifi provides NZSF with a consolidated view of credit, liquidity and fund risk. Forward looking scenario analysis, with application of fund responses, allows the fund to assess impacts on key liquidity and credit risk measures based on future series of market shocks. NZSF can also factor in intelligent fund responses as part of that analysis to take advantage of favourable market movements. read more