Lombard Risk Winner of Custody Risk's Americas Award 2015 - "Collateral Services Provider of The Year"
Lombard Risk Management plc (Lombard Risk), a leading provider of integrated collateral management, regulatory compliance and reporting solutions for the financial services industry, was presented with the prestigious 2015 Custody Risk Americas Award on April 15th for "Collateral Services Provider of the Year".
The Custody Risk Americas Awards 2015, hosted by Custody Risk Magazine, took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Custody Risk's Americas Awards recognizes the outstanding achievers in the securities services industry and identifies the best companies in custody, fund administration and technology in both North and South America. Last year Lombard Risk took home the award at the Custody Risk European Awards for "Collateral Technology Vendor of the Year".
Lombard Risk won the Custody Risk Americas award for its COLLINE® solution. COLLINE provides firms with a comprehensive end-to-end collateral management, clearing, inventory management and optimization solution-supporting both house and client-clearing for direct and indirect clearers, and offers flexible functionality, with rule builders, to enable clients to manage their ongoing requirementsand reduce counterparty risk.
Judges noted our impressive COLLINE functionality, including: Regulatory Enhancements to support clients in meeting their IOSCO and Basel III regulatory commitments; a user-definable Optimization Rule Builder used to create and combine optimization rules for flexible scenario analysis and optimum allocation of collateral; a configurable Inventory Manager providing real-time scenario analysis across financial products and business lines in order to best manage collateral inventory on a firm-wide basis; and an enhanced Collateral Substitution Workflow automating complex, time-consuming manual processes related to substitutions enabling managers to deal with high volumes more efficiently.
"It is very gratifying that our efforts to deliver a cutting-edge collateral management solution have resulted in the Custody Risk Americas Award," commented John Groetch, Lombard Risk Managing Director - Americas, who accepted the award on behalf of Lombard Risk. "I would like to recognize and thank our team of industry subject matter experts who continually enhance COLLINE's functionalities to ensure that it remains the system-of-choice for buy- and sell-side firms."