Thomson Reuters Risk Management Achieves Top Honour in the Asia Risk 2010 Technology Rankings

Hong Kong - 19 October 2010

Thomson Reuters has been named the number one Technology Vendor in 2010 by the readers of Asia Risk Magazine. This year is the third year running that the company has been presented with the prestigious award “Overall Best Technology Vendor”.

As a result of Thomson Reuters breath of expertise and experience, it has placed as one of the top three technology providers in 80% of the survey categories. The final rankings included the following ten first places:

• Number One Overall Technology Vendor
• Number One Support services – Implementation efficiency
• Number One Trading Systems – Foreign exchange (front-to-back office)
• Number One Trading Systems – Interest rates (front-to-back office)
• Number One Risk Management – Back office
• Number One Risk Management – Credit risk management
• Number One Trading Systems – Hybrids/Cross-asset class (front-to-back office)
• Number One Derivatives pricing and risk analytics – Interest rates
• Number One Derivatives pricing and risk analytics – Hybrids/Cross-asset class
• Number One Derivatives pricing and risk analytics – Credit

The Asian market continues to evolve rapidly and Thomson Reuters ongoing commitment to the region and its customers has enabled the company to grow steadily over the past year

Andrew White, Global Head of Risk Management at Thomson Reuters, commented: “We are always awake to the fact that customers have a choice and so are delighted by the overwhelming support they've given us in this survey. We continue to invest heavily in both the Kondor+ and TopOffice Suites as well our support and implementation departments. A combination of commitment to our products and the professionalism of our teams, have helped us to secure a reputation for product reliability and depth as well as efficient support and implementations. In such a prestigious and in-depth poll, Thomson Reuters is very proud that the market has recognised these qualities and rated us #1 for the third year running.”

The annual Asia Risk Technology Survey is open to all banks, hedge funds, pension funds, insurance companies and corporate treasuries across the region. This year around 700 people took part and were were asked to nominate companies that provide the best products across categories such as market risk, credit risk, trading systems, analytics, and front-to-back systems based upon functionality, usability, performance, return on investment and reliability.

Become a bobsguide member to access the following

1. Unrestricted access to bobsguide
2. Send a proposal request
3. Insights delivered daily to your inbox
4. Career development