Misys Tops World Rankings in Trading and Risk Management Software

London - 10 December 2012

First place awarded in Risk Technology Rankings for its portfolio of products, including its innovative Collaborative Risk Management solution, Misys Global Risk

Misys, the global leader in financial services software solutions, has further strengthened its leading position as a risk management software provider after being awarded first place overall in the annual Risk magazine Technology Rankings. As well as first place overall, Misys won six separate categories including Trading Systems - front to back office (in Equities, Forex, Inflation and Rates), Equities Pricing and Analytics and Regulatory compliance and reporting.

The Risk Technology Rankings were compiled from the votes of several thousand subscribers of Risk Magazine and from financial institutions, including banks, asset managers and hedge funds that use the vendor systems. The awards seek to identify the best product offering based on functionality, usability, performance, return on investment and reliability in a wide range of categories, including trading systems, pricing and analytics and risk management.

This year, Misys has brought to market its innovative Misys Global Risk solution, which enables banks and financial institutions to obtain a holistic view of the enterprise risk exposure at any point in time across both the trading and banking books. Via an intuitive, interactive dashboard that brings on-demand transparency to limit, market, credit and liquidity risk, banks can coordinate, control and manage risk from every part of their organisation, allowing users to make proactive business decisions based on comprehensive risk intelligence.

"This accolade is a tremendous endorsement of our capabilities in risk management," states Thierry Truche, Head of Product Management, Misys Global Risk. "We are the first company that has been able to bring a consolidated view of all risk exposure from both the trading and banking books together under one simplified view. Through this innovative collaborative risk management approach, we are confident that our customers have the assurance of being able to have total visibility and control of all risks within their business."

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