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Paving a New Way: Adopting Apps-as-a-Service to support hedge fund technology needs

The hedge fund sector, long a bastion for entrepreneurs and technological innovation, is facing the dilemma on how best to allocate investor capital to infrastructure and internal system development. Now with ‘plug and play’ cloud offerings is there a value proposition in developing so ware in-house?

February 14, 2014

Seizing the Opportunity: Regulatory Compliance as a Driver of Competitive Advantage

New CFTC guidelines around the clearing of swaps are putting unprecedented demands on futures commission merchants (FCMs). With the timeframe to accept or reject a trade for clearing now slashed down to exactly a minute, FCMs are grappling with the challenge of implementing systems to simultaneously calculate and monitor multiple measures of risk at high speeds and high volumes.

January 16, 2014

Imagine Software Appoints Prosek Partners as Public Relations Agency of Record

NEW YORK, January 14, 2014 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions to the global alternative investment community, today announced that it has retained New York-based Prosek Partners ("Prosek") as its public relations agency of record.

January 14, 2014

HFMWeek names Imagine Software 2013’s Most Innovative Technology Provider

NEW YORK, December 19, 2013 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions to the global financial community, today announced that it was named "Most Innovative Technology Provider" of 2013 by HFMWeek.

December 19, 2013

Imagine Software Announces Expanded Reconciliation Offering in Partnership with Reconart

NEW YORK, October 22, 2013 - Imagine Software, an award-winning provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions, and ReconArt, the complete lifecycle reconciliation specialists, today announced a partnership to offer firms in the alternative investment industry...

October 22, 2013

Imagine Software Earns Prestigious International Cybersecurity Certification

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 - Imagine Software, provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, announced today that it has achieved the prestigious ISO 27001 certification.

June 6, 2013

Real-Time Risk: The 60-Second Rule

The CFTC's 60-second rule requires Futures Commission Merchants to accept or reject a trade within 1 minute, meaning they must run analytics against client portfolios in near real time to determine if they exceed some risk threshold.

May 21, 2013

Imagine Software Introduces High-Volume Risk Management Solution to Address New CFTC Regulations

NEW YORK, February 21, 2013 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, has introduced a groundbreaking new product, the Imagine High-Volume Risk Management (HVRM) solution.

February 21, 2013

Imagine Software Expands Nordic Presence with Signing of Asymmetric Asset Management 

NEW YORK, February 19, 2013 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, today announced that Asymmetric Asset Management selected its award-winning Imagine Trading System.

February 19, 2013

Institutional Investor Spotlights Imagine Co-Founder Steven Harrison in 2013 Trading Technology 40 List

NEW YORK, February 7, 2013 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, announced today that Steven Harrison, President and COO, was selected for inclusion in the Institutional Investor Trading Technology 40 list

February 7, 2013

Imagine Software Adds GF Securities to Growing Asia-Pacific Client Base

GUANGZHOU, November 19, 2012 – GF Securities, one of the five largest securities firms in mainland China, selected Imagine Software's award-winning, cloud-based solution to satisfy its need for an integrated portfolio and risk management system.

November 19, 2012

HFM Week Names Imagine Software Best Portfolio Management Software Provider of 2012

NEW YORK, November 12, 2012 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, today announced that it was awarded "Best Portfolio Management Software Provider" by HFMWeek...

November 12, 2012

Imagine Software Introduces Alternative Investment Industry’s Next Generation of Risk Aggregation

NEW YORK, October 17, 2012 - Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions worldwide, today announced the debut of a new risk aggregation platform. The Imagine Risk Aggregator, which has already been adopted by SkyBridge Capital...

October 17, 2012

Hedge Funds Get an App Store

New York-based, portfolio technology provider, Imagine Software has launched the Imagine Financial Platform (IFP) and the Imagine Marketplace. Together, the solutions provide a portfolio management platform for financial professionals in addition to an App Store-like marketplace for fund professionals to access and build applications for their portfolios and strategies.

July 12, 2012

For a Few Dollars More

Banks need more capital if they are to survive the worst eurozone scenarios being envisaged by some institutions, say Barry Schachter and Lance Smith.

March 2, 2012

If the Euro Breaks Up – – Scenarios for Greece, PIIGS and Total Collapse

Even a modest breakup of the euro, such as the departure of Greece, would send the S&P 500 down 10 percent and with contagion effects knock 17 percent off the value of a long/short equity portfolio, said Dr. Lance Smith, CEO of Imagine Software.

February 9, 2012

Hedge funds brace for euro zone break-up

Nervous hedge funds managers are stress-testing their portfolios and searching for ways of protecting themselves against their worst nightmare -- a potential break-up of the euro zone.

February 1, 2012

Best practice in post-crisis risk management

By Lance Smith - The market turbulence of the past three years has exposed a number of flaws and limitations in traditional approaches to risk management. In the aftermath of the crisis, investors are increasingly pressuring alternative investment managers to ensure the most advanced and appropriate tools and methodologies are being used to deliver the most robust risk management process possible.

March 22, 2010

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