Top 20 Capital Markets Technology Solution Companies - 2020

In 2019, various regulatory changes were introduced to bring better transparency in the capital markets industry. These changes are surging the financial firms to move toward a more data-driven compliance approach and ensure greater standards in using, distributing, and protecting valuable customer data.

On the other hand, customer engagement and satisfaction have been a burning issue for the industry for a long time. Firms are under constant pressure to improve customer service, particularly in today’s competitive landscape. Thus, capital market firms are adopting AI to drive intelligent solutions that can streamline and optimize current operational processes. In the same vein, firms are also leveraging RPA solutions to simplify client onboarding while blockchain technology is helping firms enhance data transparency, manage risks, and achieve greater operational efficiency.

At this juncture, many cutting-edge capital market companies are entering the domain with advanced and integrated offerings. To help the finance sector strengthen its operational capabilities and simultaneously enable growth in the industry, CIOReview has compiled a list of the top capital market technology solution providers and consulting/service companies. The list comprises prominent organizations in the industry that address issues pertinent to the finance sector by implementing current trends. Besides, the magazine also includes insights from thought leaders in the sector on the industry trends, best practices, recent innovations, and their advice for the aspiring CIOs.

We present to you CIOReview’s, “20 Most Promising Capital Markets Technology Solution Providers – 2020.”

Top Capital Markets Technology Solution Companies

Altvia’s prowess to empower the private capital market stems from its 15-year long experience in the industry. Since its inception in 2006, the company’s sole focus has been to bridge the technology gap between the ‘providers of capital’ and the ‘managers of capital.’ To this extent, Altvia has recently formed a partnership with a Denver-based private equity firm, Bow River Capital, to merge with their nearly two decades of capital market expertise and help the industry to evolve even further technologically. Riding on their shared vision of reshaping the private capital market for the future, Bow River Capital and Altvia are poised to become the epicenter of the sector’s next wave of transformation

KWA has evolved from a dedicated OpenLink software consultancy into a company capable of catering for diverse TRM needs

Axiom Software Laboratories

Axiom Software Laboratories

AxiomSL is a global leader in risk analytics, data-management, and regulatory-reporting solutions. Leveraging more than 25 years’ experience, AxiomSL combines its deep industry experience and intelligent data-management platform to deliver solutions and services around regulatory and risk reporting, liquidity, capital and credit, operations, trade and transactions, and tax analytics. The company's Our mission is to embrace change to drive efficiency and creativity to deliver the most critical regulatory, risk and data management solutions.

BB&T Capital Markets

BB&T Capital Markets

Truist Securities is the full-service corporate and investment banking arm of Truist Financial Corporation. With a rich history extending back more than 125 years, Truist Securities offers a robust capital markets and investment banking platform that includes a comprehensive array of strategic advisory, mergers and acquisition and capital markets capabilities for corporate and institutional clients, including sales, trading and research services in both fixed income and equity. The firm also provides corporate finance, asset finance, risk management, liquidity and treasury management solutions to meet clients’ full spectrum of financial needs.

Broadridge Financial Solutions

Broadridge Financial Solutions

Broadridge began as the brokerage services division of ADP in 1962. Since becoming independent in 2007, the company has grown into a global Fintech company. Today, the company is recognized as an invaluable partner for the world’s leading companies and financial institutions. Broadbridge drives business transformation for its clients with solutions that help in enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency and generating revenue growth. The company handles millions of trades a day that involves trillions of dollars, support communications that reach 75 percent of North American households, and manage shareholder voting in 120 countries.

BTIG

BTIG

At BTIG, business is personal. The company works in partnership with its clients, knowing that their success depends on BTIG. And, so BTIG's professionals are committed to high-touch service across the key business lines, namely Institutional Sales and Trading, Investment Banking, Research and Strategy, and Outsource Trading and Prime Brokerage. Known for delivering a level of attention other firms reserve for their largest clients, BTIG takes the time to understand institutional and corporate client objectives to anticipate needs, create relevant solutions and produce positive outcomes.

CloudMargin

CloudMargin

CloudMargin was formed in 2014 by a team of professionals with several decades’ combined experience in collateral management, OTC derivatives, technology and capital markets. Inspired by the power of new technology and driven by the belief that existing collateral management solutions were over-priced, inefficient, and inaccessible, the founders decided to change things for the better. Today, CloudMargin exists to bring effective collateral management to all market participants, regardless of size or status. The company is trusted by clients for its industry knowledge, honesty and unwavering commitment to innovation.

CoreLogic

CoreLogic

CoreLogic is a leading global property information, big data and technology solutions provider. The company's combined data from public, contributory and proprietary sources includes over 4.5 billion records spanning more than 50 years, providing detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information. The markets CoreLogic serves include real estate and mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, and the public sector. CoreLogic delivers value to clients through unique data, analytics, workflow technology, advisory and managed services.

DealCloud

DealCloud

DealCloud, an Intapp company, provides a single-source deal, relationship, and firm management platform to enable over 900 clients to power their deal-making process from strategy to origination to execution. They offer fully configurable solutions purpose-built for the complex relationships and structures of private equity and growth capital firms, investment banks, private and publicly traded companies, debt capital providers, and other investors

GBST

GBST

They provide financial services technology to the capital market and wealth management sectors globally. Their experts create vital back, middle and front office technology solutions for investment bankers, stockbrokers and fund managers to assist them with streamlining operations and engaging their customers. Established in 1984, they have a long heritage in the financial services sector. Today they work with over 100 organisations across Australia, Asia, the UK and the US and their technology supports millions of people around the world who are investing in their future

Imation

Imation

Imation was started from 3M data storage & imaging business and spun off in 1996 globally. Imation introduced data storage products from the very early stage with back up tape solution, diskette until now with tech edge SSD products in more than 60 countries around the world. imation is striving to become a global brand that connects customers all over the world with various products throughout IT lifestyle. They will do thier best to introduce and deliver the best products and services to meet customer's needs even in the rapidly changing IT technology and market trends.

ISS

ISS

Established in 1985, the Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") group of companies enables investors and businesses to build long-term and sustainable growth by delivering high-quality data, analysis and insight. With nearly 2,000 employees in 30 US and international locations, ISS is today the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market analysis and fund services, as well as events and editorial content for institutional investors and corporations worldwide.

Murex

Murex

Murex provides enterprise-wide cross-asset financial technology solutions. It provides MX.3, which is a cross-functional platform that provides solutions for transactions, funds, risks and post-trade operations. The company also provides delivery, support and development, software as a service, and knowledge transfer services. It provides services to the banking, asset management, energy and commodity sectors. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Paris, France. It has offices in New York and Singapore. The company also has satellite offices in Beijing and Hong Kong, China; Beirut, Lebanon; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Dublin, Ireland; London, United Kingdom; Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Moscow.

NAV Fund Administration Group

NAV Fund Administration Group

NAV Fund Administration Group, which includes NAV Consulting, NAV Cayman and NAV Back office, is a financially strong, debt-free company that owns all 131,000 square feet of office space and is active worldwide. Founded in 1991, NAV Fund Administration Group is a private fund administrator recognized as innovative and cost-effective fund management solutions. NAV's dynamic team of 900 specialists provides services to over 1,000 hedge funds, private equity funds, CTAs, family offices and managed accounts worldwide. NAV ranks among the top 10 global fund administrators by number of funds and serves more than $ 100 billion AUA.

NES Financial

NES Financial

NES Financial is the North American division of JTC Group, a multi-jurisdictional provider of fund, corporate and private client services which administers more than $130 billion in assets and employs more than 900 people worldwide. A pioneer in specialty financial administration, NES Financial is the leading provider of third-party administrative solutions to US impact investment sectors, including Opportunity Zones and EB-5 visa funding, as well as to the US private equity and 1031 exchange sectors

Old Mission Capital

Old Mission Capital

Old Mission is a global, multi-asset market maker specializing in the hardest-to-price and most illiquid ETFs. As a privately held company, they’ve helped the world’s largest institutions efficiently transfer risk for over a decade by providing trillions of dollars in liquidity. With core values that are aligned with the clients’ and employees’ long-term interests, they’ve built a team of traders, technologists and operational support professionals that is collaborative, humble and approachable. Their people understand the importance of the human element of business, which results in a level of service and willingness to problem-solve that is unmatched.

Ryan Companies

Ryan Companies

Ryan has been in business since 1938 and has grown into a company with the belief that they are all part of the same family. Their history is shaped by commitment to employees, customers, communities and partners. Ryan's team of leaders is dedicated to honoring their heritage while paving the way for a successful future. At the Ryan Companies, they believe that the value of the buildings they design, build, finance, manage and build is in excess of around dollars and cents

SmartStream Technologies

SmartStream Technologies

The recent financial crisis has highlighted financial institutions’ underinvestment in the middle and back-office. This has resulted in ineffective operational controls, inflexible systems and the inability to respond to the economic downturn. These inefficiencies have been magnified by increasing transaction complexity and fluctuating volumes; costing market participants around US$18 billion per annum. SmartStream addresses the challenges faced by financial institutions through solutions that cover the entire post-trade lifecycle enabling more efficient, streamlined and cost-effective middle and back office operations.

TMX Group

TMX Group

TMX drives capital and commodity markets, investment and economic growth for customers in North America and around the world. Their thriving ecosystem includes: Private Markets, Insights, Community, Venture Exchange, Alpha Exchange, CDS, CDCC, Trayport, and Shorcan. The company is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, Houston, London and Beijing

Traiana

Traiana

CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate