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SunGard Named Best Market Risk Solution Provider and Best Network Provider in 2014 Waters Rankings

SunGard has been named as “Best Market Risk Solution Provider” and “Best Network Provider” in the 2014 Waters Technology Rankings for its Adaptiv and SunGard Global Network (SGN) solutions, respectively. Readers of Waters Technology magazine and industry participants vote in the Waters Rankings, which recognize excellence among providers to the financial industry.

SunGard’s Adaptiv provides financial firms with improved risk management structures that help deliver greater visibility of risk across the business with accurate information and enhanced reporting to help address complex regulatory requirements. The solution, which can be deployed on a hosted platform or in-house, helps customers measure, manage and monitor market risk, and helps provide an accurate portrayal of positions to support risk reporting and enhance competitive performance.

The SunGard Global Network (SGN) addresses the connectivity challenges of trading in new instruments and venues, shifting investment strategies, and regulatory changes for more than 2,500 financial institutions worldwide. SGN supports global, multi-asset class trading by connecting buy-side and sell-side firms, as well as exchanges and ECNs. It can help increase operational efficiency and seamlessly expand operations by automating the entire trade lifecycle across a wide range of financial instruments.

“The annual Waters Rankings recognize the best solution and services providers serving the capital markets, where the winners are determined exclusively by the publication's readers. SunGard, a leader in market risk management and trading connectivity, has demonstrated its commitment to excellence by winning two categories this year—Best Market Risk Solution Provider and Best Network Provider", Victor Anderson, editor-in-chief, Waters Technology.

“SunGard is honored to win two awards in this year’s Waters Rankings. This recognition reflects our continued commitment to offer solutions that help customers improve risk management, smartly expand their business and navigate complexity in the financial services industry", Juerg Hunziker, president, trading and risk, SunGard’s capital markets business.

“Increasingly, reliable global networks are needed to add value to both the buy side and sell side in terms of efficient transaction, data and trade flow management, access to new markets, and reduced barriers to offering new products", Bob Santella, president, SunGard’s brokerage business.