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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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Product/Service details

User Suitability (Capital Markets & Investment)
Asset Managers, Asset Managers, Brokers, Brokers, Capital Markets (Trading), Capital Markets (Trading)