New York and London, September 27, 2016 - Quantifi, a specialist provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, today announced that Selwood Asset Management, a newly authorised alternative investment manager, has confirmed the selection of Quantifi as its single portfolio management system (PMS).
There are several risks for investment managers to address in day to day trading, including operational, liquidity, counterparty and portfolio risk. With the goal of investment managers to optimise returns, keeping on top of the process of identification and management of risk is key. Selwood chose Quantifi ahead of other providers as they required a powerful, stable technology platform with rich functionality to deliver best practice portfolio management, valuations, trading, pre-trade and scenario analysis, and support for all of their risk management requirements.
“Quantifi rates high on ease-of-use, its unique modelling capabilities and the
flexibility to define custom workflows. With Quantifi’s modern and flexible technology
we can develop the system as a partnership to cater for changing business requirements."
Sofiane Gharred, Founding Partner & CIO, Selwood Asset Management
“Quantifi is the core of our infrastructure and is implemented across our front, middle and back office for intra-day pricing, pre-trade analytics, stress testing and intra-day and end-of-day risk runs,” comments Sofiane Gharred, Founding Partner & CIO. “Quantifi rates high on ease-of-use, its unique modelling capabilities and the flexibility to define custom workflows. With Quantifi’s modern and flexible technology we can develop the system as a partnership to cater for changing business requirements. The client services team has been an excellent resource and impressed us with a rapid deployment and integration which has reduced our time to market, lowered cost of ownership and improved our operational efficiency. We look forward to extending our usage of Quantifi as we grow.” continues Sofiane.
Quantifi delivers cross-asset trading, front-to-back operations, position management, market, credit, counterparty and liquidity risk management, margining, and regulatory reporting all on a single integrated PMS platform. As well as supporting the key regulatory and industry practices such as EMIR, MiFID II and Dodd-Frank, Quantifi applies the latest technology innovations to provide new levels of usability, flexibility, and ease of integration. This translates into dramatically lower time to market, lower total cost of ownership and significant improvements in operational efficiency.
“We are delighted to add Selwood Asset Management to our buy-side client community that use Quantifi as their primary portfolio management system,” states Roland Jordan, Head of EMEA Sales, Quantifi. “We are seeing a growing trend of buy-side firms wanting to re-architect their processes and technology infrastructure. Many are transitioning to a single integrated solution like Quantifi as they look to enhance transparency, strengthen risk control and oversight, and reduce operational risk of front-to-back functions. By selecting Quantifi, Selwood is able to focus on their core skillsets of delivering enhanced returns for their clients and investors.” continues Roland.
About Selwood Asset Management
The firm was founded in 2015 by credit specialist Sofiane Gharred after a career of 15 years in banking and investment management. Selwood AM LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the Investment Manager to the Selwood AM Credit Fund, a UCITS fund, as well as having expertise to engineer structured credit solutions.
For further information, please visit www.selwoodam.com