Derivation provides market-leading integrated accounting, trading and risk management solutions. With pressure to maximise returns and achieve operational efficiency, the ability to model, analyse and process all instruments is crucial to the running of any successful investment firm. Derivation was established in 1996, its founders having spent the previous 10 years developing derivative trading & risk management systems at ABN AMRO and NatWest Markets. Our front office pedigree ensures that Derivation is engineered by computer scientists to be scalable to run in the largest investment companies in the world; whilst retaining a "built at the desk" feel to deliver a system tailored to individual customer's needs. The result today is a user friendly, functionally rich, cross asset, integrated portfolio and risk management system, with such key features as: • Being able to support a full range of commodity, convertible, credit, equity, fixed income and interest rate products • Flexible sales, trading & market making tools with intuitive, hierarchical worksheet views • Best of breed portfolio management system with real-time P&L and interactive risk simulation; coupled by a fund accounting system complete with a suite of middle/back office tools. • A system that is straightforward to support, competitively priced, and requires a low cost IT overhead. Derivation has offices in London, Hong Kong, New York and Oxford.