Varden Pacific Selects Quantifi to Power OTC Trading and Regulatory Compliance

July 12, 2011
  • Recently launched investment fund licenses award-winning Quantifi Risk
  • Enables solid infrastructure for efficiently and effectively managing risk

London and New York (12th July 2011) - Quantifi, a leading provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions for the global capital markets, today announced that fixed-income opportunities fund Varden Pacific has implemented its award-winning trading and risk management solution Quantifi Risk as their primary platform for OTC trading and risk reporting.

Given the rapid pace of evolution in the OTC markets, Varden Pacific’s key objectives when selecting a partner were to find an advanced, flexible and intuitive solution that could be implemented in a short timeframe, deliver strong analytics and be flexible enough to adapt quickly to changing requirements. Quantifi Risk was selected over a number of alternate vendor products as it demonstrated superior functionality and flexibility as well as providing the transparent risk reporting necessary for accounting and regulatory compliance.

“Quantifi Risk came highly recommended and has proved ideal for our needs. The unique combination of intuitive data management, fast and accurate risk analysis, and flexible, detailed reporting gives us the confidence to make informed investment decisions whilst providing the transparency and robust infrastructure our investors require,” comments Shawn Stoval, Managing Partner, Varden Pacific. “Quantifi Risk was deployed in a matter of days. As it required minimal internal infrastructure and resources, we were able to enter the market quickly and achieve an immediate return on our investment.”

 


 

“Quantifi continues to experience significant momentum in the investment fund space and we are
delighted that Varden Pacific has joined our expanding buy-side client base"

Rohan Douglas, CEO, Quantifi


 

Scott Trimble, Head of North American Sales, Quantifi, stated, “Investment funds by nature need to respond quickly to market changes to take full advantage of opportunities. They also need to be able to demonstrate to investors a solid infrastructure for efficiently and effectively managing risk. Our fund clients have found Quantifi Risk ideally suited for these needs.”

Quantifi Risk is an award-winning trading and risk management system for OTC products. It provides next-generation valuation, trade processing, risk management and interactive reporting. Easy-to-install and intuitive to use, Quantifi Risk provides an open, scalable system that automates the day-to-day valuation and risk management process. Based on Quantifi’s market leading models, Quantifi Risk delivers timely, accurate and comprehensive results.

Rohan Douglas, CEO of Quantifi, added, “Quantifi continues to experience significant momentum in the investment fund space and we are delighted that Varden Pacific has joined our expanding buy-side client base. Investment firms need increasingly sophisticated and robust analytics and risk management. This is a space within which Quantifi has a long track record of delivering market leading solutions that match our clients’ needs.”

 


 

About Varden Pacific

Varden Pacific, a San Francisco-based fixed income opportunities fund launched early 2011 focuses on niche opportunities and residual dislocations in structured credit – specifically in corporate-backed structured credit.

The firm is run by four Wall Street veterans. Shawn Stoval is former Regional Head, Client Trading for Morgan Stanley’s Structured Credit Group. Dennis Lin is former Global Head, USD Interest Rate Swaps trading for Credit Suisse. Brad Scelfo has over 10 years experience structuring and marketing structured credit assets for Credit Suisse and Barclays. Chris Slattery directed Bank of America’s Principal Finance Group’s investments in structured credit assets.

For further information, please visit Varden Pacific