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Trends from emerging vendors in securities finance and collateral management (Finadium subscribers only)

Finadium recently completed an analysis of emerging technologies and services in securities finance and collateral management. The results will be published in an upcoming research report (note: this is a separate report from our recently released analysis of large collateral management technology vendors). In the meanwhile, below are some common themes we see in the […]

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Finadium report: A Buyer’s Guide to Collateral Management Technology for Large Financial Institutions

Finadium’s latest research report is a review of vendors and major considerations for large financial institutions looking to purchase collateral management technology solutions. We review seven vendors and provide recommendations for evaluating sticker prices and ultimately selecting a vendor.

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Presentation: Innovating for the Basel III and Dodd-Frank World (Finadium subscribers only)

Below is the introductory presentation made at yesterday’s Finadium 2014 Conference, “Innovating for the Basel III and Dodd-Frank World.”

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Collateral Management: Outsource, Insource or Cloud. Which way to go?

An article in Institutional Investor dated February 10, 2014 “Outsourcing Collateral Management Can Be a Mixed Blessing,” by David Turner was interesting. It got us thinking….

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Demand for people with collateral management skills: banking’s next hot job sector?

An article in www.hereisthecity.com made us laugh. It was called “The 15 banking jobs that will be the most secure over the next 7 years”.

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Surveys say: banks on cost of collateral; short-termism in risk management

Two new surveys have come out, one from SIX Securities Services on banks and the cost of capital, the other from SunGard and PRMIA on short-term thinking in risk management.

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Finadium: Large OTC Derivatives End-Users on Clearing and Collateral (free via Calypso)

Finadium has released a new report, Large OTC Derivatives End-Users on Clearing and Collateral: A Finadium Survey. This report looks at the opinions of large OTC derivatives end-users as clearing mandates come into force and new priorities emerge. Distribution rights to the report have been purchased by Calypso Technology, making the report free through Calypso […]

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Finadium report and webinar: Hedge Funds on Prime Brokerage Services and Technology

Finadium has released a new survey, Hedge Funds on Prime Brokerage Services and Technology. This report presents the first part of Finadium’s 2013 surveying of hedge fund managers and includes hedge fund prioritization of the services that prime brokers provide. Distribution rights to the report have been purchased by SunGard, making the report publicly available […]

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The Collateral Initiatives Coordination Forum releases a paper “Collateral Fluidity”

The other day on our sister site, Asset Ops & Strategy, we wrote about the Collateral Initiatives Coordination Forum, an organization under the auspices of ICMA. That group has just released a paper, “Collateral Fluidity”. We take a look at a couple things they had to say.

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Finadium report: Understanding the collateral management technology vendor market

Finadium released a report this morning, “A Strategic Guide to Collateral Management Technology Vendors,” covering the landscape and products of collateral management technology vendors. Like many Finadium reports, the focus is on breaking down the potentially confusing array of products to identify commonalities and differences in the marketplace. The report includes write-ups on eight leading […]

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