Selwood Asset Management Selects Quantifi’s Single Integrated Portfolio Management System

Quantifi, a specialist provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, today announced that Selwood Asset Management, a newly authorised alternative investment manager, has confirmed the selection of Quantifi as its single Portfolio Management System (PMS).

  • Selwood selects Quantifi as core platform for trading, risk management and operations

  • Implemented across front, middle and back office for intra-day pricing, pre-trade analytics, stress testing and intra-day and end-of-day risk runs

There are several risks for investment managers to address in day to day trading, including operational, liquidity, counterparty and portfolio risk. With the goal of investment managers to optimise returns, keeping on top of the process of identification and management of risk is key. Selwood choose Quantifi ahead of other providers as they required a powerful, stable technology platform with rich functionality to deliver best practice portfolio management, valuations, trading, pre-trade and scenario analysis, and support for all of their risk management requirements.

“Quantifi is the core of our infrastructure and is implemented across our front, middle and back office for intra-day pricing, pre-trade analytics, stress testing and intra-day and end-of-day risk runs,” comments Sofiane Gharred, Founding Partner & CIO.

“Quantifi rates high on ease-of-use, its unique modelling capabilities and the flexibility to define custom workflows. With Quantifi’s modern and flexible technology we can develop the system as a partnership to cater for changing business requirements. The client services team has been an excellent resource and impressed us with a rapid deployment and integration which has reduced our time to market, lowered cost of ownership and improved our operational efficiency. We look forward to extending our usage of Quantifi as we grow.” continues Sofianne.

Quantifi delivers cross-asset trading, front-to-back operations, position management, market, credit, counterparty and liquidity risk management, margining, and regulatory reporting all on a single integrated PMS platform. As well as supporting the key regulatory and industry practices such as EMIR, MiFID II and Dodd-Frank, Quantifi applies the latest technology innovations to provide new levels of usability, flexibility, and ease of integration. This translates into dramatically lower time to market, lower total cost of ownership and significant improvements in operational efficiency.

“We are delighted to add Selwood Asset Management to our buy-side client community that use Quantifi as their primary portfolio management system,” states Roland Jordan, Head of EMEA Sales, Quantifi.

“We are seeing a growing trend of buy-side firms wanting to re-architect their processes and technology infrastructure. Many are transitioning to a single integrated solution like Quantifi as they look to enhance transparency, strengthen risk control and oversight, and reduce operational risk of front-to-back functions. By selecting Quantifi, Selwood is able to focus on their core skillsets of delivering enhanced returns for their clients and investors.” continues Roland.

Quantifi is a specialist provider of risk, analytics, and trading solutions. Our award-winning suite of integrated pre and post-trade solutions allow market participants to better value, trade and risk manage their exposures and respond more effectively to changing market conditions.

Founded in 2002, Quantifi is trusted by the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions including five of the six largest global banks, two of the three largest asset managers, leading hedge funds, insurance companies, pension funds and other financial institutions across 40 countries.

For further information, please visit www.quantifisolutions.com

The firm was founded in 2015 by credit specialist Sofiane Gharred after a career of 15 years in banking and investment management. Selwood AM LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the Investment Manager to the Selwood AM Credit Fund, a UCITS fund, as well as having expertise to engineer structured credit solutions.

For further information visit www.selwoodam.com