Real-Time Risk Compliance
and Margin
One open, integrated platform for
prime brokers and clearers to more
closely manage risks, margins
and better serve clients.
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12 Key Questions
LDI Managers
Should be Asking
Assessing investment performance has focused largely on comparing the return on a portfolio to the return on a market-based benchmark.
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Thinking about Building a Volatility Surface
At first glance, constructing a volatility surface looks like a straightforward exercise.
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Reimagining Capital Markets

Imagine helps companies thrive in capital markets. Our SaaS platform serves all desks and aligns trading, risk and operations to deliver a single source of truth; and brings greater transparency, better efficiency and infinite scalability

Simplify

Simplify capital markets and achieve a single source of truth.

Grow

Grow with real-time insights into performance, risk and margin side-by-side.

Open

Open APIs and developer platform.

Flexible

Flexible deployment mode, SaaS or on premise.

Connect

Connect with 250+ integrations to capital markets services.

Partner

Partner with us and leverage our (almost) 30 years of experience.

Buy Side

Asset Managers
We work with asset managers to simplify their IT footprint and help them to react quickly in changing markets. Learn more >
Hedge Funds
We partner with hedge funds so that they can focus on core business while retaining control, flexibility and reducing costs. Learn more >
New Hedge Funds
We collaborate with new hedge funds to offer an affordable platform that delivers seamless STP, Imagine’s deep native functionality and market data. Learn more >
Pension Funds
We deliver the IT foundation to securely manage pension funds while our open platform gives them the flexibility to grow. Learn more >
Funds of Funds
We offer funds of funds a unique solution that provides transparency into hedge fund investing. Learn more >
Family Offices
We accompany family offices to achieve their goals with a secure, fully-hosted platform. Learn more >

Sell Side

Banks
We work closely with banks to reduce complexity and break-away from monolithic systems with a battle tested, secure, scalable SaaS for capital markets. Learn more >
Prime Brokers & Clearers
We partner with prime brokers to create value, control risk and simplify capital markets by monitoring core indicators and capturing breaches in real-time. Learn more >
Broker Dealers & Securities Firms
We help firms satisfy regulatory requirements and control costs with one platform for real-time, cross-asset, trade processing, P&L, margin, risk, valuation, compliance and more. Learn more >

Software + Data + Services + Platform

Imagine's integrated, open platform combines real-time, cross-asset portfolio and risk management software with managed data and expert services.

Software

Out of the box functionality for every user type, asset class and trading strategy

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  • Portfolio & Risk Management
    • VaR
    • MonteCarlo
    • FaireValue
    • Greeks
    • Stress Tests
  • Margin service
    • real-time
    • exchange and house rules
    • client and internal
  • RaaS
  • Limits monitoring
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Cross asset coverage for 120+ security types
  • 8m+ instruments
  • And more

Data

All the market and historical data needed to run analytics is embedded in the platform.

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  • Global Security Master
  • Real-Time Market Data
  • Historical Positions & Prices
  • Correlations & Betas
  • Cross-Asset Global Market Curves
    • Equity
    • Volatility
    • FX
    • Interest Rates
    • Dividend
    • Credit
    • Commodities

Services

Expert managed services to help organisations achieve operational efficiencies

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  • P&L and Position Maintenance
  • Corporate Actions Processing
  • IT Security
  • Redundancy, Disaster Recovery
  • Software Release Management
  • Network and Database Administration
  • Managed Third-Party Interfaces

Platform

Built-in agility delivered by Imagine’s developer platform where even non-developers can tap into Imagine's open APIs to build micro services and apps (e.g. custom models / workflows / reports)

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  • Fully-Hosted Rapid Application Development Toolkit (Cloud)
  • Programmatic Access to Analytics, Market Data, Portfolios
  • Plug & Play Apps Downloaded or Built with Rapid Deployment
  • Unlimited Platform Access (Software, Browser, Mobile)

85%+ of clients run or build applications using our APIs

120+ asset classes covered

250+ interfaces with capital markets actors globally

8m+ securities listed

$5+ trillion risk-managed client assets

12+ years historical data included

25+ years experience in capital markets software

20+ years experience managing a fully-hosted SaaS platform

10+ years since we opened our first API to clients

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Structured Products

Imagine Software Expands Asset-Class Coverage and Delivers Cloud-Based Solution for Structured Products

New models and workflows support structured products combined with cost and operational efficiencies of Imagine’s cloud-based solution.

November 16, 2020
Altair and Imagine Software

ALTAIR PANOPTICON™ & IMAGINE – A Compelling Combination

Steven Harrison, President of Imagine Software, and Bruce Zulu, Director of Technical Support Services for the Business Intelligence division at Panopticon’s parent company, Altair, explain the collaboration and how it benefits clients.

November 9, 2020

How a Stressful Election Could Stress Your Portfolios

Most market observers agree that the many uncertainties swirling around the US Presidential election are likely to generate volatility in the US equity market that could last well beyond November 3rd.

October 16, 2020
  • BMO GAM selected Imagine’s cutting-edge technology for our Investment Solutions’ portfolio and risk management platform. As an innovator in LDI and pension solutions we need the right combination of efficiency to manage our current portfolios and flexibility to adapt to the future. Our technology is central to our success in this client-outcome focussed investment strategy.

    Alex Soulsby, Head of Investment Solutions, EMEA at Bank of Montreal Global Asset Management (BMO GAM)
  • "Imagine was great to work with and we ended up with a system that does all that we were promised it would do. And best of all, due to the flexibility and extensibility of the system, our in-house IT and risk departments can now build sophisticated, customized add-ons to the system. This was a true win-win scenario."

    Alexandre Manguer, Global Head of Prime Risk & Margin Systems, Societe Generale
  • We laid down sets of risk management framework for equity derivatives trading, we want it to be mathematically sound, flexible and scalable. Imagine Software provides a robust integration for both real-time risk monitoring and scenario analysis. We see both the system and its people very professional and sophisticated to help us achieving market leading position in Asia, in less than 3 years.

    Kenny Chong, Managing Director - Derivatives Trading, Haitong International Securities Group Limited, Hong Kong
  • At Lambda Capital AG, we consider strict risk management and the ability to expose our portfolios to simulated market shocks at any time to be core elements of a modern risk approach. Imagine Software provides us with a comprehensive and reliable solution to structure our positions simply and efficiently, taking into account the different styles of each portfolio.

    Stefan Brunschwiler, Portfolio Manager, Lambda Capital AG, Switzerland
  • “Nine Masts utilizes Imagine’s financial applications for strategic business analyses and reporting including real-time risk limit monitoring, transaction costs analysis and a variety of regulatory reporting requirements. Nine Masts can tap directly into Imagine’s technology platform to develop proprietary APIs and interfaces and create custom reports and views utilizing Imagine’s support team or through internal development. As the Nine Masts needs have expanded and developed so has Imagine’s capabilities to provide world-class service.”

    Elaine Davis, Chief Operating Officer, Nine Masts, China
  • "Imagine can easily aggregate extremely complex positions, capture risk, and manage equity derivatives, allowing us to successfully generate the returns expected by our Wealth Defender investors. Imagine has a deep understanding of the derivatives space, and we rely on the firm's technical precision and accuracy to effectively manage risk and provide our clients with the appropriate protection strategies."

    Dan Bosscher, Portfolio Manager, Perennial Value, Australia
  • "I first started using Imagine Software's risk and portfolio management system while working at Deutsche Bank nearly 18 years ago. When Arrowgrass was spun out of the bank, we performed our due diligence and researched other options but quickly realized that our old friends at Imagine were still providing the best solution to meet our needs. All these years later, I still trust them to look after us and help us manage our portfolios and minimize risk with their system and services."

    Henry Kenner, CEO, Arrowgrass Capital Partners, USA
  • "It's rare to find a company with such a long history that continues to innovate at the pace of Imagine Software. As someone who works across numerous asset classes, I'm continually impressed with the speed at which Imagine is able to add coverage and capabilities, as well as its flexibility in creating new solutions that make it easy to slice and dice data so my team can quickly see the possibilities across all of our holdings and make more informed decisions."

    David Elms, Head of Alternatives, Janus Henderson Investors, UK
  • We have been using Imagine as our end-to-end Portfolio & Risk Management system for 8 years. The system, being cloud based, facilitates our BCP planning and has proven robust and reliable. Being a multi-asset investor, it’s important for us to have a system that can handle risk management across asset classes. Apart from various Greeks, we also have customized reports for various types of risks, such as FX and interest rates. Importantly, one needs to understand everything the system can do in order to take full advantage. In this regard Imagines support staff have been immensely helpful.

    Barun Agarwal, Founder & CIO, Factorial Management Limited, Hong Kong
  • "Imagine's highly flexible and extensible risk management system is years ahead of what is offered by most local vendors. This ability to scale is an essential element for us, along with Imagine's capacity to support risk analysis and valuations encompassing the global derivatives market."

    Kong Wei Cheng, Vice General Manager of GF Securities, China
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PEOPLE & CULTURE

Imagine Having the Opportunity to Shine

The richly diverse Imagine team represents over forty-plus nationalities and speaks thirty-plus languages, from English, French, and Mandarin, to Hindi, Russian, and Urdu. Our educational credentials span the range of doctorate and high-discipline degrees in mathematics, business, economics, quantitative finance, law, physics, engineering, and the computer sciences from colleges and universities around the world. Our collegial and team-based culture allows every individual to shine in an atmosphere where all ideas matter.

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