By: Ascendant Technologies  09-12-2011
Keywords: Financial Services, Risk Management, investment bank

Ascendant Technologies has significant experience providing consultancy services to a variety of participants in the financial services sector.

We have assisted sell side, buy side and service firms in a wide variety of assignments. For example, we:

  • Assessed the risk management capability of an equities trading department and developed a plan for achieving management's goals while addressing the needs of the traders.

  • Designed a factor analytic approach to hedging the risk of block trading for an investment bank.

  • Assessed the risk management needs of an insurance firm's investment division and evaluated the ability of their software systems to support these needs.

  • Designed a first generation object-oriented equity trading system for the front-office of an investment bank.

  • Extended an interest-rate derivatives pricing system to value a wide range of exotic options.

  • Designed a real-time interface to provide market query and trade execution capabilities for a multinational service provider.

Keywords: Financial Services, Financial Services Sector, investment bank, Risk Management

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