For Repo and Securities Finance, ION provides a product line, Anvil, that includes specialist software systems and consultancy services. Anvil is the world-leading trading solution for the global repo and securities finance markets and is the only solution to provide:
Advanced global securities finance and repo trading in a single product.
Direct connectivity to a wide range of electronic markets.
Assisted installation and support globally.
On-going consulting services at the highest level of expertise.
Anvil meets the needs of all financial institutions that trade repo and securities finance: banks, investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, custodians, agency lenders and intermediaries.
- Automated multi-entity, multi-currency trading on a global basis.
- Quick Trade Capture/execution allows for fast trade entry.
- Powerful, flexible position management to control the flood of information.
- Handles all transaction types for securities finance and repo trading.
- Integration with Order Management acrossmultiple electronic markets to take full advantage of electronic market trading
- P&L and Risk Management are provided in real time, to enable accurate decision making.
- Configurable global collateral management provides a global exposure view to maximize collateral efficiency.
- Compliance information is provided in real time.
- Reporting – Anvil provides an extensive set of predefined reports together with an ad hoc report generator to cater for specific needs.
- Numerous mass-processing features to make it easy to maintain trades.
- Back office features enable Anvil to be used for full straight through processing or to be plugged into customer’s existing back office system.
- Intuitive interface— trading interface has been designed following main ergonomics principles.
- Integration can be via XML messaging, file transfer, stored procedures.
- Flexible, customizable, configurable. Anvil can adapt to any business set up.