San Francisco and London, February 7, 2005 â Calypso Technology, Inc. a leading provider of cross-asset front-to-back trading and trade processing systems, and NumeriX LLC, the leading player in multi-platform, cross-asset derivatives pricing and risk management software, have announced a strategic partnership that will see the companies offer NumeriX analytics embedded within the Calypso Structured Products solution.
The partnership provides traders who are using Calypso to build and customise structured hybrid instruments with the availability of NumeriX advanced pricing and analytics as an integral part of the system. The combined solution provides Calypso users with a vastly expanded number of pricing models, as well as the benefits of a single, integrated trading system.
"We see NumeriX as a market leader and key innovator in this field and opted to partner with them in order to bring their competitive edge to our client base," comments Charles Marston, CEO of Calypso Technology, Inc. "Calypsoâs capabilities in structured products allow users to reap the benefits of the opportunities that lie in this market. By integrating NumeriXâs pricing analytics into Calypso, we can offer our customers the opportunity to use market vetted analytics as part of our complete solution."
"The demand in the market for larger returns means that increasingly complex structured instruments are becoming mainstream," said Steve OâHanlon, president and COO of NumeriX LLC. "By combining our expertise in pricing complex derivatives with Calypsoâs market-leading capabilities in processing structured instruments, we are speeding up the pricing process and helping users maximise profit opportunities by advanced market modelling and analysis."
The Calypso/NumeriX partnership includes technical integration as well as joint sales and marketing support.