Top 20 Capital Markets Tech Solution Companies - 2015
Raising capital has become a challenge today as uncertainty persists in global economy. Struggling credit markets, slipping stocks, and sliding dollars are posing threat to the policy makers. Organizations should identify areas where they can retain a competitive advantage as they weigh tough balance sheet choices. Discovering essential financial instruments vital for capital markets has become imperative. Top priorities in risk management include aggregation of risk across the trade lifecycle, investment in analytics, and strengthening an ethical, risk-minded culture. Organizations should be redesigning their technology architecture by embracing modernization, simplification, and automation. Modern technologies make it possible for firms to stay competitive and capitalize on an array of opportunities. Whether it is complex analytical algorithms to predict future movements and perform valuations of complex products or connectivity to exchanges, technology has been at the forefront of capital markets development.
One such major advanced technology platform is the cloud. Instead of hosting hundreds of servers, it is possible to effectively pool all or a substantial part of hardware from the same location through the cloud. Apart from cloud-based software solutions, capital markets technology includes trading analytics, valuation, data management and analysis, regulatory compliance and risk management solutions for structured finance. But, there is an increasing need for companies to shift to a higher gear—or perhaps even accelerate faster and embrace these new technologies which can lead to better financial results.
To help CCOs, CIOs, and CEOs find the right capital markets technology and provider for their enterprises, our selection panel has evaluated hundreds of capital markets technology providers that own innovative technologies in this space.
In our selection, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the burning need of cost-effective and flexible solutions to tackle complex capital markets challenges. We present to you CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Capital Markets Technology Solution Providers, 2015.