risk

Carbon Cap Selects Quantifi to Support Carbon Emissions Investment Strategies

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Quantifi has been selected by Carbon Cap Management LLP , a London based environmental asset management firm, to support its carbon emissions investment  strategies. Carbon Cap’s mission is to raise awareness about climate change and to provide solutions directly related to the capping and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. To support the growth of its fund, Carbon Cap has replaced their existing core risk software with a more sophisticated solution. Quantifi was selected because of its support for emissions as an asset class, combined with advanced risk functionality including calculating sensitivities, scenarios, what-if-analysis, and HVaR for internal and external risk reporting. read more

Quantifi Survey Assesses Firms' Readiness for the IBOR Transition

Monday, October 5, 2020

Quantifi recently hosted a webinar on the IBOR transition. Over 350 individuals from across the financial service industry registered for the webinar and were invited to take part in a survey on the IBOR transition. Delegates were surveyed about how prepared their firms are for the transition and the key challenges and activities they will be addressing ahead of implementing the new risk free rates.  read more

The Challenges and Risks of the IBOR Transition

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Interbank Offered Rates (IBORs), including the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), serve as widely accepted benchmark interest rates, and the forthcoming transition is one of the most significant changes for the financial services industry. The unparalleled scale of this industry-wide transition presents considerable challenges, including potential financial, legal, operational, conduct and reputation risks. This blog explores the challenges and risks of navigating the IBOR transition and the adoption of alternative reference rates. Read More

Navigating the IBOR Transition

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
You're in! We've saved a space for you at the 'Navigating the IBOR Transition' webinar on Wednesday 9th September. We will send you a link to join the webinar prior to the event.
 
Date & Time:
9th September, 2020
3pm GMT / 4pm CET / 10am EST
 
Agenda:
  • Current status of the IBOR transition
  • Impact assessment and transition risks
  • How technology can help
  • Challenges of building SOFR curves
  • Issues with modelling SOFR Loans & Bonds
  • Challenges of replacing IBOR in existing Bonds & Swaps
... read more

What are the Use Cases for Data Science in the Financial Markets?

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

This blog is taken from the Quantifi webinar 'Next Generation Risk Technology Powered by Data Science’. In Part 2 of this blog explores how Quantifi is leveraging data science and summarises the key trends shaping data science practices within a trading and risk management context. Read More

Why are Firms Rethinking Their Risk Technology?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Forward-looking investment management firms are searching for ways to outperform their peers. The firms that we see succeeding are executing based on a combination of focused business models, agile operational competency, and strong cost discipline, especially around core investment and risk functions. This survey was conducted during a webinar Quantifi hosted, featuring Celent, on ‘Trends Shaping Portfolio and Investment Risk Management’. Over 100 individuals from across the buy-side industry registered for the webinar.  Read More

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

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

As a new fund, the client was looking for a technology partner who understood the specific challenges they are faced with and can scale as the fund grows. Given the need for strong risk control capabilities the client was looking for a solution that would allow their traders and portfolio managers to analyse risk at deal and aggregated portfolio level. The risk function required the ability to generate sensitivities, stress tests and scenario analysis for the portfolio, along with the required management and investor reports.

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

Monday, July 2, 2018

The client is a rapidly growing investment manager, based in New York City. 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.