Misys positioned as a Category Leader in Chartis RiskTech Quadrant

20 October 2016

Misys has been positioned as a Category Leader in the Chartis RiskTech Quadrant. The ranking is outlined in a new report which reviews the buy-side vendor landscape, Buy-Side Risk Management Technology Market Update 2016.

“Changes in the buy-side marketplace continue to pose challenges as firms face a convergence of pressures. These include fierce competition, the search for returns in a low interest rate environment and increased attention from regulators”, said Sidhartha Dash, Research Director at Chartis. “Technology has a significant role to play in tackling these challenges head on. The report seeks to support organisations as they make decisions about which technology solutions can best meet their needs from a risk management, analytics and compliance perspective.”

This latest view of the vendor landscape for buy-side risk management technology from Chartis focuses on risk management and regulatory compliance. According to the research, Misys FusionInvest is set apart from other vendors by its ability to analyse both the risk and historical performance of a multi-asset portfolio. This is achieved by delivering a comprehensive set of best-in-class risk analytics to portfolio managers and allowing them to consistently explain and measure the effectiveness of their investment decisions as a result of accurate point-in-time data and full audit capabilities.

Nadeem Syed, CEO of Misys, said: “Chartis has ranked FusionInvest highly in its analysis for both completeness of offering and market potential. This is significant recognition for our buy-side business. It provides a seal of approval, from an independent and specialist risk research provider, that what we are delivering with FusionInvest is best in class and highly relevant to investment management firms and their risk and regulatory challenges. Our 2016 ranking reflects the significant progression of our risk management and compliance capabilities, built on 15 years of experience in serving the world's leading investment management firms.”

Misys FusionInvest is an all-in-one system for portfolio management, risk management and investment operations. It is used by all sizes of organisation, from start-up hedge funds to the largest global asset management companies, pension funds and insurance firms.

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