IBM is a global cloud platform and cognitive solutions company, which has continually evolved over the past century to remain at the forefront of technological innovation. Our capabilities in data and analytics, cloud, mobile, social and security have helped the UK evolve to become one of the world's most digitally advanced nations. This digital revolution empowers us and our clients to gather and analyse data in ways that have never been possible before-helping UK organisations unlock new insights and usher in a new era of cognitive business. https://www.ibm.com/uk-en/
RIMES is a specialist provider of data management services to asset managers, owners and servicers worldwide. For over 20 years, we have helped our clients reduce the cost of managing data, mitigate operational risk, and comply with a growing array of financial regulation. In 1996, we were a pioneer provider of managed data services using cloud technology; today our clients include 60 of the top 100 global investment managers by TAUM and 9 of the world's top 10 asset servicers.
With the RIMES Managed Data Service (MDS) our clients are able to improve the quality of their data, transform their data management capabilities, and boost their business responsiveness. By choosing a managed data service, they remove the burden of data management without surrendering control. RIMES MDS eases the regulatory compliance burden by improving data governance and transparency. To complement MDS, RIMES RegFocus was built to respond to the growing burden of regulatory compliance - including market manipulation and insider dealing surveillance - faced by asset managers. RegFocus builds on the proven methods and technology of RIMES MDS but addresses the specific needs of compliance officers who must comply with the ever increasing regulatory challenge.
SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data and value-added services for the wealth and asset management industry. Aggregated directly and in real-time from 1500 worldwide sources - covering all the major trading venues - SIX's database includes reference and market data, corporate actions, regulatory data and pricing information for over 20 million instruments. With offices in 23 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for Asset Servicing and Administration, Middle Office, Investment Advisory, Portfolio and Fund Management.
SmartStream provides Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions and Managed Services to dramatically transform the middle and back-office operations of financial institutions. Over
1,500 clients, including more than 70 of the World's top 100 banks, 8 of the top 10 asset managers, and 8 of the top 10 custodians rely on SmartStream's solutions.
SmartStream delivers greater efficiency, automation and control to critical post trade operations including: Reference Data Operations, Trade Process Management, Confirmations and Reconciliation Management, Corporate Actions Processing, Transaction Fees Invoice Management, Collateral Management, Cash & Liquidity Management and Compliance Solutions. Used independently or as a suite of solutions and services, clients gain a lower cost-per-transaction whilst reducing operational risk, aiding compliance and improving customer service levels.
For more information about SmartStream visit: smartstream-stp.com
FENICS® Market Data is a leading provider of real-time, tradeable, indicative, end-of-day, and historical OTC market data. Our data is sourced directly from the voice and electronic trading systems, and pricing analytics of the global brokerage operations of BGC, GFI, Amerex, RP Martin, MINT, FREEDOM, Remate, BGC Liquidez, Sunrise Brokers, Perimeter and CCT BGC, providing a comprehensive solution for independent and verifiable OTC pricing.
FENICS® is a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. FENICS® PRO is licensed for use at over 350 client sites worldwide. FENICS® operates from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and expertise for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
Through our Honeycomb, Synchronicity and Algomi ALFA technology, we create the bond information network that enables all market participants to securely and intelligently harness data to make valuable financial trading connections.
In the ever-changing landscape of capital, leverage and liquidity requirements, Algomi's revolutionary technology empowers fixed income professionals to fulfil their precise needs, for both sides of the market.
By maximising the relationships between salespeople, traders and investors, the Algomi suite of scalable software greatly increases the opportunities and velocity in large and illiquid trades between banks, institutional investors and exchanges.
With more than 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2015 global revenues of EUR 11.9 billion. Capgemini Business Services is a recognized global leader in the provision of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services that are designed to successfully complete companies' business operations in two ways: either via traditional BPO solutions, or via cloud-based platforms. These platforms enable integrated management of IT and operations linked to support functions - finance, procurement, supply chain management, human resources - or to sector-specific functions such as Integrated Data Management Services (IDMS) - an end-to-end platform-based managed service "as-a-solution" that enables banks to manage their securities reference data. 25,000+ professionals provide services to 205 clients in 38 languages across 20+ delivery centers.
Duco's mission is to make managing data easy. As the market leader in self-service reconciliation, Duco empowers users to deal with complex data in a fraction of the time required by traditional systems. New clients are live in 24 hours, with results in 7 days and tangible business value in 30 days.
Our customers include international banks, brokers, exchanges, hedge funds, asset managers, fund administrators, service providers and corporates. Headquartered in London, with offices in New York and Luxembourg, Duco serves clients throughout Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australasia.
Established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization created to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). GLEIF is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. GLEIF services ensure the operational integrity of the Global LEI System. GLEIF also makes available the technical infrastructure to provide, via an open data license, access to the full global LEI repository free of charge to users. GLEIF is overseen by the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee, which is made up of representatives of public authorities from across the globe.
The EDM Council is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association established by participants in the financial industry to define content standards and document best practice for implementing data management. The 200+ global member firms and more than 7,000 professionals of the EDM Council represent banks, asset managers, data vendors, technology companies, consultants, academia and regulators across the global financial system.
For more information, visit www.edmcouncil.org