This article previews an upcoming Finadium research survey on insurance companies, fund managers and the process of collateral management. In particular, we look at manager thinking on collateral efficiency and portfolio strategy, non-cash vs. cash and the value of trading collateral.
Archive | Technology RSS feed for this section
Survey preview: insurance companies, fund managers and collateral policies (Finadium subscribers only)
The emerging collateral environment places new requirements on banks, insurance companies and others to not only manage collateral internally, but also connect efficiently with external infrastructures. This is becoming a core question of business strategy as there are potentially meaningful cost consequences to these decisions. Finadium’s recent research report on tri-party repo and collateral agents […]
An important question on the horizon is the use of cash in collateral management. Financial market participants have experienced a relatively relaxed cash environment over the last few years. Cash has been inexpensive; interest rates have remained low enough that placing cash as collateral to a bilateral counterparty or to meet obligations at a CCP […]
In producing our new research report on emerging market technologies in securities finance, we were reminded of a 1997 book by Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, “The Innovator’s Dilemma.” There are direct lessons from this book to today’s securities finance and collateral management services and technology environment.
A new Finadium research report profiles twelve vendors with new or evolved technologies in securities finance and collateral management, with lessons for what could make these firms successful over the next year or two.
We have heard it a number of times now: collateral management technology vendors and financial institution buyers asking whether it is best to have a front to back solution that captures trading, collateral, risk, pre- and post-trade analytics, and operations, or whether it is better to invest in or build best-of-breed solutions. We have come […]
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 […]
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.
Below is the introductory presentation made at yesterday’s Finadium 2014 Conference, “Innovating for the Basel III and Dodd-Frank World.”
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….
September 18, 2014
Sponsored by Zurcher Kantonalbank and Eurex Clearing
London: Building New Business Models for Repo and Secured Funding
September 22, 2014
Sponsored by SunGard and Euroclear
View all events and register here.
August 14th, 2014
August 12th, 2014
August 6th, 2014
- Optimize funding and collateral decisions
- Reduce counterparty and operational risk
- Enable efficient and high-growth operations
- Meet regulatory and market requirements
Visit broadbridge.com for more information
Highly renowned within the securities lending industry, IMNs event has been Beneficial Owners meeting of choice for nearly twenty years and attracts close to 300+ attendees. We have an exclusive 10% discount for you to attend - use discount code SFM and join the rest of the beneficial owner community in London this September. For more information including confirmed speakers and complete agenda please visit: http://www.imn.org/eurosec14