Investment Risk - APT

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Gain an enterprise-wide view of risk SunGard APT’s highly flexible risk management solution utilizes innovative technology that allows asset managers, pension funds, hedge funds, private banks, wealth management groups and other buy-side firms to improve their risk culture and effectively monitor and manage their risk, particularly when exploring alternative, emerging or other higher-yielding investment opportunities. APT’s fully integrated reporting solution, with interactive dashboards and customizable scenario-analysis models covers a wide range of asset types including equities, bonds, currencies, commodities and global indices, allowing firms to achieve a more holistic approach to risk management that can pave the way for enhanced risk-adjusted returns.

APT offers complementary risk management solutions for buy-side firms:

  • APT Enterprise provides risk visualization across the firm and for automated reporting at high volumes, available as a managed service that includes data management
  • The APT Desktop Suite including APT Pro provides highly interactive risk analysis, pre-trade analytics, and for portfolio construction including optimization

APT combines innovative technology with risk expertise.

  • Enhances investment strategy
  • Improves investment decision making
  • Delivers fully-automated risk reporting

Key Features

  • Multi-asset class coverage
  • Coverage of illiquid and unlisted asset types
  • Flexible ways of integrating risk into investment processes
  • Robust risk methodology
  • Provision of market data
  • Customizable and standard risk reports

Key Benefits


  • Report risk information to management, clients and regulators
  • Understand risk across all asset classes
  • Measure and monitor risks associated with any market position or portfolio
  • Model and attribute portfolio risks to make better management, trading and hedging decisions
  • Aggregate risk across the enterprise to identify the systematic factors which have the greatest impact
  • Construct portfolios based upon the risk profiles of a pre-trade what-if analysis
  • Optimize your portfolios using quantitative analysis of the model universe, such as a set risk/return efficiency (i.e., alpha profile)

Product/Service details

User Suitability (Capital Markets & Investment)
Asset Managers, Asset Managers, Capital Markets (Trading), Capital Markets (Trading), Wealth Managers, Wealth Managers
Geographic Availability
Africa, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Europe, Latin America, Latin America, Middle East, Middle East, North America, North America
Asset Class Coverage
Bonds, Bonds, Equities, Equities, Foreign Exchange (FX), Foreign Exchange (FX), Funds, Funds, Futures, Options and other Derivatives, Futures, Options and other Derivatives, Money Markets, Money Markets, Structured Products, Structured Products