News

November 2015

Quantifi Awarded Risk Management Software of the Year for Financial Risk

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Recognised for being at the forefront of product and technology innovation, Quantifi has continued to make significant investment in R&D so that it can strategically address increased demand and better serve existing clients. Quantifi has also addressed key client issues with support for XVA, Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP), margin replication, OIS Discounting, regulatory reporting, PFE limit management, and funding costs analysis such as Funding Valuation Adjustment (FVA). read more

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September 2015

Leading German Bank, Helaba, Selects Quantifi’s Single xVA Solution for Enterprise-Wide Derivatives Counterparty Risk Management

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A key focus for Helaba is to enhance its counterparty risk management infrastructure for their OTC derivatives business. This is in response to current market practice associated with counterparty risk regulation, xVA management and funding, and changes in accounting rules. To support these requirements the bank recognised the need to complement their existing risk and core trading infrastructure with a more complete, modern and robust architecture. After a rigorous and transparent selection process, involving ten other solution providers, Quantifi was chosen as the preferred partner. read more

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August 2015

Quantifi ‘Best Trading & Risk Management Solution’, 2015 Global Funds Awards

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The ability to satisfy regulatory requirements, including the US Dodd-Frank Act and the European AIFMD, and also anticipate and respond to portfolio risk are key motivators for investment managers to maintain a strong risk function. Next generation analytics are an important component of this function. Taking into account the broad functionality available within Quantifi’s single solution including pre and post-trade analytics, next generation reporting, an integrated risk framework that provides a single view of risk, coupled with Quantifi’s first-to-market support for the latest market innovations, Corporate Livewire recognised the ability of Quantifi to meet and exceed the needs of its clients. read more

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July 2015

Global Hedge Fund, CQS, Selects Quantifi's Best-of-Breed Analytics to Replace Internal Systems

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Quantifi was selected by CQS, a global multi-strategy asset management firm to provide enhanced pricing and risk management analytics. By leveraging Quantifi’s advanced analytics CQS has enhanced capability in terms of modelling and risk management practices. CQS was also impressed with the level and quality of support they received from senior members of Quantifi, which combined with the smooth integration of Quantifi’s analytics into their existing system accelerated the time to market. read more

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Quantifi Strengthens Single Integrated Solution with Latest Version Release

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Leveraging the latest technology this release introduces a range of new enhancements including expanded product coverage, improved and extended front office trading and connectivity, superior data management and second generation margin analytics. With its integrated solution, Quantifi delivers a consistent view of risk from front to back. This latest release is designed to further enhance performance and scalability, reduce operational risk, and help clients better adapt to the new and rapidly changing market environment. read more

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Quantifi Survey Reveals Challenges in Managing The Cost of Collateral for Clearing

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“The results of this survey reflect what we are seeing in the marketplace as clients grapple with the challenges of accurately calculating all of the elements affecting trade profitability. Inadequate infrastructure has impacted the ability of firms to achieve this level of enhanced transparency in a seamless manner alongside other key elements of Basel III, EMIR and Dodd-Frank. The challenge remains as it is not just an issue for trade profitability but ultimately business profitability as well.” said Roland Jordan, Head of EMEA Sales, Quantifi.  read more

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June 2015

Quantifi Positioned Category Leader in the Chartis RiskTech Quadrant® for Buy-Side Risk Management Technology 2015

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Chartis uses a comprehensive methodology of in-depth research including client references, and a clear scoring system for analysing and ranking best-in-class solutions for the buy-side. Based on completeness of offering and market potential, Chartis considers Quantifi to be a leading provider of buy-side risk management technology. According to the report, Chartis describes Category Leaders as solution providers that have the necessary depth and breadth of functionality, technology, and content; combined with the organizational characteristics to capture significant market share by volume and value.  read more

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April 2015

Frontclear Selects Quantifi for Integrated Trading and Risk to Support Emerging Markets Initiatives

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Stable and inclusive financial markets are critical for economic development and growth of emerging markets. Inclusive financial markets promote competition, enable the diversification of risk, lower transaction and funding costs and facilitate global trade and investment in the real economy. To help mitigate and manage risk, and maximise trading efficiency Frontclear required an integrated PMS that would enable the firm to take a forward looking view and enhance decision making. By partnering with Quantifi, Frontclear combines prudent risk management with development finance funding to address development barriers. read more

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Quantifi Recognised as RiskTech Quadrant® Category Leader for Sell Side Risk Technology

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Chartis recognizes Quantifi as a category leader for sell side firms, referencing Quantifi’s strengths in analytics and technology. As well as supporting key regulatory and industry practices such as Dodd-Frank, EMIR, MiFID II, Basil III, BCBS 239, IOSCO and other OTC regulation, Quantifi applies the latest technology innovations allowing clients advantages in performance, scalability, usability and ease of support. High-performance, agile processing and ease of implementation and integration translate into faster time to market, lower cost of ownership and contributes to overall operational efficiency. read more

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March 2015

Deloitte and Quantifi Whitepaper Examines IFRS13 – CVA, DVA and the Implications for Hedge Accounting

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“We have seen organisations struggle to incorporate CVA and DVA adjustments when performing hedge effectiveness testing. In some cases, CVA and DVA volatility has caused hedge ineffectiveness. It is critical for organisations to explore IFRS 13 compliant approaches that maximise hedge effectiveness.” Phillip van den Berg, Senior Manager, Deloitte read more

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OeKB Selects Quantifi to Replace Existing Front-to-Middle Vendor Solution

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Despite volatility in several European markets, the Austrian economy has remained strong. OeKB’s mandate is to support the economy which requires their business to evolve both at the desk and enterprise levels. OeKB decided to replace their current front-to-middle office vendor platform as it was no longer adequate to produce the required performance and risk measures accurately and in a timely manner. Of the solutions considered, Quantifi was deemed the most suitable in terms of fit and best suited to allow OeKB to dynamically monitor, report and identify risk in real-time, and to achieve tight consistency between front-office trading and risk control. read more

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February 2015

Quantifi 'Best Risk Management Technology Provider' MENA Fund Manager Awards, 2015

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"We were overwhelmed with examples of excellence by service providers in the asset management sector, contributing to one of the most highly competitive awards in recent years. Quantifi produced compelling evidence in support of its entry for best risk management technology provider to win the votes of our industry judges”, comments Robert Langston, Editor of MENA Fund Manager. read more

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New Client Wins Drive Significant Growth in Net Revenue for Quantifi in 2014

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Driven by major client wins across both its sell side and buy side business lines, and with expanded usage from its existing client base, Quantifi had one of its strongest years to date in 2014. To support its growth strategy Quantifi has invested considerably to expand and strengthen its client service and development teams, with a focus to further improve the exceptional, high quality service delivered to both new and existing clients. read more

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January 2015

Quantifi’s New York Risk Conference Reveals ‘The Dynamics Driving OTC Markets'

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Chaired by Melissa Sexton, Executive Director, Product and Investment Risk, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, the conference covered a number of areas impacting the OTC markets including regulatory reforms and the implications for clearing, buy-side risk management, big data in financial services and counterparty risk and regulation. Moderated by Gonzalo Garcia-Kenny, Head of US Portfolio Optimization, Citigroup, the sell-side panel reflected on ‘Counterparty Risk & Regulation from a Sell-Side Perspective’. The panel discussed the implication of new regulations, the implementation of central clearing and Collateral rules, the changing role of CVA desks post the financial crisis, and how banks have moved to pricing FVA into transactions. read more

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TCX Selects Quantifi for Counterparty Credit Risk Management for Emerging Market Currencies Derivatives

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TCX is an innovative financial institution, based in the Netherlands, that combines the strength of the world’s development banks to invest in long-term local currency hedging instruments in frontier market currencies. TCX acts as a market-maker in currencies and maturities not covered by commercial banks or other providers, notably where there are no offshore markets, no long-term hedging, or, in extreme cases, no markets at all. TCX decided to select Quantifi as it offered a complete solution that could be rapidly implemented to deliver more comprehensive, accurate and transparent pricing and portfolio risk management. read more

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Quantifi Named ‘Best Risk Management Technology’ at the FOW International Awards 2014

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“The risk management category is the most hotly contested and this year was no different, with over 15 entries. Quantifi impressed judges with the recent enhancements to its integrated analytics, trading and risk platform, the most significant of which focused on advanced clearing, reporting and connectivity capabilities. Judges also praised the way Quantifi is helping OTC participants solve even the most complex risk management and valuation challenges with its sophisticated cross-asset models.” William Mitting, Editor of FOW.  read more

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