2017 AFTAs Winners’ Circle: Imagine Software Interview
INTERVIEW: After winning the coveted vendor innovation category for risk, compliance and reporting at this year’s AFTAs, Anthony Malakian interviews Imagine Software’s CEO, Lance Smith, to talk about risk, regulation, and what’s coming up in 2018.
ED&F Man Capital Markets replaces legacy systems with TS Imagine’s fully-hosted, SaaS solution for high-volume, real-time analytics on cross-asset exchange and OTC trading.
When analysing performance, measuring a portfolio’s actual return answers the “what” and “when” questions –– it tells us what return the portfolio delivered over a specified period of time. While that information is obviously important, the goal of a performance attribution analysis is to go beyond “what” and “when” to explain “how” and “why”.
Managing the risks inherent in their positions, including holding sufficient margin, is absolutely essential for prime brokers. The key question is whether or not they are measuring risks and managing margin effectively and proactively.