New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZSF) is the sovereign wealth fund of NZ. It’s purpose is to help pre-fund the future pension/superannuation liabilities of an increasingly aging NZ population. NZSF wanted a single view of risk across multiple public and private asset classes and was looking for a solution with proven credit and liquidity risk management functionality. With Quantifi, NZSF has strengthened its risk management across risk disciplines and improved operational efficiency.
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.
As one of the UK’s leading and most sophisticated banks, the client provides a range of comprehensive banking and financial markets services to over 25,000 customers - predominantly FTSE 100 companies. In 2009 the client selected Quantifi as the front-office pricing tool for their Structured Credit business. Over the course of the next 2 years their usage of Quantifi expanded and they adopted Quantifi's risk platform to provide them with a consolidated view of risk across their entire credit trading business.
In this blog post, Quantifi breaks down the results from our recent survey on FRTB. Over 100 banking practitioners took part in the survey to measure opinion on how prepared their firms are for dealing with the impact of FRTB and their approach to addressing implementation challenges. Read More