20 Most Promising Capital Markets Technology Solution Providers - 2016

Today, the benefits offered by innovative technologies are discernable to global financial markets. In the wake of ever-changing market forces, the premier capital market participants are looking for smarter ways to perform capital planning and manage risk.

Earlier, tough regulatory and compliance requirements were constraining investors and start-ups from aiming big on capital markets; however changes are already taking place. Financial markets have caught the attention of companies having a wide variety of outlets to access capital. The future of global capital markets will be shaped by ways how companies manage risk, regulation and capital, establish new operating models and leverage information advantage. However, being merely aware of the market idiosyncrasies cannot provide companies with a competitive edge. They should harness emerging technologies to radically innovate and participate in the digital transformation. En route to modernization, simplification and automation, these technologies will allow investment banks, exchanges, and asset and wealth management firms to reach operational excellence.

In order to assist CIOs in recognizing the right capital market technology solution provider, CIO Review presents “20 Most Promising Capital Markets Technology Solution Providers 2016”

A distinguished panel of CIOs, CEOs and analysts along with CIO Review’s editorial board has evaluated hundreds of capital markets solution providers that own innovative technologies in this space to help the enterprises with the right capital markets technology. We have considered vendors’ capabilities to fulfill the need for cost effective and flexible solutions that can tackle complex challenges in the capital market landscape.

Top Capital Markets Companies

Provides front-to-back technology solutions for the financial markets

Provider of global investment technology to support the front, middle, and back office

Provides a data management and intelligence platform providing exploration and discovery capabilities across multiple, disparate data sources

From building out a new project team to developing workforce and migrating systems to the cloud, The Judge Group provides a wide range of professional services

Provides analytical tools and in-depth financial information to better advise clients and prospects on mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy and structure

Azul Systems

Offers advanced technology that delivers high performance and predictability to drive the difference between profits and losses throughout the capital markets sector

Black Mountain Systems

Develops innovative, tailored solutions for data aggregation, process management, and business reporting to add operating efficiency and reduce risk for global investment firms

Capital Hedge

Provides best in class family office database solutions, asset raising best practices solutions, consulting, and investor research to its global client base


Provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends and enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide


Provides Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions for the financial services industry that instantly validate, consolidate, cleanse and distribute data, regardless of source or complexity


Develops crucial trading programs across all asset classes such as FX, credit, rates,equities, derivatives while enabling them with advanced abilities to monitor, collect, execute, and visualize data

Ipreo Private Capital Markets

Delivers solutions to private capital market participants that create more value, provide enhanced visibility, generate deeper insights and optimize deals and exit strategies


Delivers solutions that enable multi-fund managers to systematically manage their portfolios, perform complex analytics and provide robust reporting, both internal and external to the firm

Market Technologies

Provides unparalleled predictive market forecasting software and support to enhance the trading success of financial market investors


Provides research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors with a deep expertise in risk and performance management to support the clients’ needs across all major asset classes

OpenLink Financial

Provides integrated, extensible and adaptable solutions that cover the entire transaction lifecycle regardless of the asset class

SS&C Technologies

Provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence

Sterling Trader

Provides a complete line of trading and risk management platforms used by proprietary trading groups, hedge funds and professional traders worldwide

Tavant Technologies

Provides software solutions and services to buy-side and sell-side organizations ranging from retail brokerages to high-frequency proprietary trading firms


Delivers traditional (bank), alternative (non-bank) and local market liquidity with true relationship pricing—both price and execution aggregation—in an out-of-the-box SaaS solution