Information Mosaic Corporate Actions

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Overview

Information Mosaic by IHS Markit is a global provider of post-trade securities and corporate actions processing solutions. We partner with the world’s leading financial institutions, building long-term strategic relationships based on mutual success. Our team of leading business and technology experts continuously explore new ways to deliver innovative solutions that drive business efficiency, manage operational risk and maximize value for clients. We provide:

  • Highly scalable, multi-entity platform offering flexible deployment across business lines and geographies
  • Leading industry thought leaders with a track record of delivering complex, large-scale global implementation projects
  • A global client community that drives solution direction and evolution
  • Digital channel enablement providing the latest state-of-the-art user experience
  • A transparent engagement model that delivers client certainty

IMActions - end-to-end enterprise corporate actions:

IHS Markit’s IMActions solution supports the end to end automation of corporate actions and income processing, right from announcement capture and validation to complete downstream processing.

The operational process for corporate actions is complex and laden with risks. The market and event type based variations in the transactions coupled with manual tasks, lack of standardization and deadline driven nature often in errors ranging from incorrect information dissemination to missed & incorrect elections. These errors can cause huge financial, efficiency and reputational losses to financial institutions.

IMActions offers an extensive range of functional features with a global coverage of major events, markets and asset classes to help you increase productivity and focus on delivering value-added services along with reducing risk by providing real time monitoring and control. Operations staff can easily view and prioritise tasks via user-friendly management dashboards that provide real time risk profiles of upcoming corporate actions events and deadlines A multi-entity structure supporting, different business segments, allows you to decide which operational functions to perform at a local level and which to centralise offering benefits of cost mutualisation.

Key Features

  • Announcement capture and validation
  • Event maintenance
  • Entitlement
  • Notifications
  • Elections/instructions
  • Reconciliations
  • Payments
  • Taxes
  • Market claim
  • Web Services

Key Benefits

Manage operational risk: View real time risk exposure through quantified risk scores based on the complexity and criticality of a corporate action, highlighted to prompt a user to take action

Scalable & flexible architecture: Ability to grow with your business to support increasing trading and corporate actions volumes and complexity while offering configurability in business processes and operational workflows with multi-x capabilities

Informed decision-making: Supports informed investment and risk decisions through analytics such as “in/out of the money” indicators and “what-if” scenarios in the election channel

Comprehensive coverage:Ability to provide a global coverage by supporting a wide range of markets, event types and asset classes for custodians, asset & wealth managers and broker dealers

Enhanced operational process: Manage workflow and assign tasks through dashboards that display tasks across the corporate action process to appropriate users with due dates based on the key date of an event

Lowering long term TCO: Single code base solution shared across customers to deliver a more cost-effective solution over time

Business intelligence and analytics: Query corporate action data and create reports without the need for specialised database skills or IT resources through the optional IMAnalytics analytical component that combines a search engine with visualisation

Product/Service details

User Suitability (Capital Markets & Investment Mgmt)
Asset Managers, Trading firms, Wealth Managers
Geographic Availability
Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America
Asset Class Coverage
Bonds, Equities, Money Markets, OTC Derivatives, Structured Products