Openlink Enters Leaders Category in Chartis Sell-Side Risk Management Technology Risktech Quadrant® 2015

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Chartis Places Openlink as a Category Leader in Buy-side Risk Management Technology Risktech Quadrant® 2015

London and New York – June 24, 2015 – Openlink, the global leader in trading and risk management solutions to the financial services, corporate, energy, and commodities industries, today announced its position as a category leader for Buy-Side Risk Management Technology in the latest Chartis RiskTech Quadrant®.

The RiskTech Quadrant® recognizes Openlink for the robustness and flexibility of its Findur solution which provides a range of risk management capabilities, including sophisticated pricing, stress testing, P&L decomposition and portfolio optimization. The report also acknowledged Openlink’s support tools for analyzing pricing risk, credit exposure, liquidity and collateral management, as well as a suite of tailored reporting solutions for financial regulations.

Ken Knowles, Executive Vice President, Product Management at Openlink, said: “In a competitive marketplace, it’s great to see our trading and risk management solution recognized by Chartis for its ability to enable buy-side firms managing multiple asset classes to consolidate, control and manage risk, satisfy the reporting and monitoring demands of regulators, reduce cost and future-proof investment activities and operations.”

Peyman Mestchian, Managing Partner at Chartis, added: “Our research shows Openlink to be an evolving leader in the Financial Trading and Risk Technology space. Its deep risk capabilities and broad asset coverage, is supporting buy-side firms in addressing evolving and complex market challenges. Findur’s single platform, with a single source code, is built to be system agnostic and open – providing the ability to underpin and optimize a firm’s existing best-of-breed infrastructure, or to act as a single platform cross-asset solution, particularly compelling for emerging and exotic managers.”

The buy-side leadership position follows a long line of industry recognition for Openlink recently, which includes its ranking as a ‘leader’ within Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Trading Platforms, winner of the Best Middle-to-Back Office Integration Solution and the Gold Standard award for Derivatives Operation Solution at the 2015 Financial Technology Forum (FTF) News Technology Innovation Awards, and top spot for Commodity Trading Platforms in Risk Technology’s 2014 rankings.

About Chartis

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