Risk Solutions

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Overview

Risk Focus designs, develops, implements and delivers custom enterprise risk management solutions that span product and functional silos and meet changing regulatory demands.  We use our deep risk management experience and technology capabilities to deliver adaptive, fast and lightweight risk solutions. Our Risk Solutions leverage your existing IT investments and best-of-breed new technologies to meet modern regulatory and business challenges.

Regulations and market structure changes drive our Risk Solutions practice. We offer clients the experience and tools to get ahead of the change.

  • OTC Margin Calculator - As integrators and experts in the OpenGamma® Platform for Margining, we are the solution partner of choice for fully integrated internal or client-facing solutions.
    • Margin Optimization
    • What-if Analysis
    • Liquidity Forecasting
  • Enterprise Risk Aggregation - We are the top global solutions partner for ActivePivot®, delivering innovative, scalable risk aggregation solutions for clearing houses, banks and hedge funds.
    • BCBS239
    • Real-Time VAR, Market Risk
    • Collateral Optimization
    • Counterparty Credit Risk, CVA
  • Enterprise Risk Management Platforms - Large scale distributed risk systems are complicated. We have the experience of multiple deliveries and an approach that focuses on long term cost of ownership.

    • Grid based computing (including Cloud-enabled)
    • Batch and Real-time solutions
    • Monitoring and Alerting solutions
  • Desk Analytics and Pricing -  We focus on speed and transparency to offer our clients flexible tools that support trading and give clients confidence in their decisions.

    • Real-time pricing, P&L and sensitivities
    • CEP functionality for exception-based management
    • Cloud and mobile-ready solutions 

Key Features

  • Leverages modern best-of-breed technologies integrated to solve client-specific needs
    • Risk Focus Alloy Risk Gateway and Solution Accelerator platform
    • OpenGamma pricing and risk engine
    • ActivePivot in-memory risk aggregation and slice-and-dice capabilities
    • Splunk monitoring, transparency and security
    • HTML5 Accelerator and dynamic dashboards
  • Enables clients to continue utilizing existing IT infrastructure investments without "rip and replace" projects
  • Lightweight message-based technologies to integrate workflows and accelerate solutions for high ROI / low cost of ownership
  • Agile incremental delivery approach ensures "go live" with low risk and short timelines
  • Highly supportable and stable risk solutions

Key Benefits

  • Substantially reduce your costs through use of modern, lightweight message-based and open source technologies
  • Avoid large scale "rip and replace" IT projects
  • Re-use and enable existing technology and data infrastructure investments
  • Transform legacy EOD solutions into real time risk systems
  • Enable rapid on-the-fly analysis and slice-and-dice capabilities for Risk Managers and Traders
  • Gain complete visibility and control over workflows, users, data and system performance
  • Meet complex regulatory demands for Volcker Rule, MiFID, EMIR, SEC Reg NMS, Basel 2.5 and III, BCBS 239 Risk Aggregation and other regulations

Product/Service details

User Suitability (Capital Markets & Investment)
Asset Managers, Brokers (Sellside), Capital Markets (Trading)
Geographic Availability
Europe, North America
Asset Class Coverage
Bonds, Commodities & Energy, Equities, Foreign Exchange (FX), Funds, Futures, Options and other Derivatives, Money Markets, Structured Products