Shadow Financial Systems Leverages FINCAD Analytics to Extend its Derivative Coverage
-Shadow Financial Systems joins the FINCAD Alliance Program-
Edison, NJ and Vancouver, BC (March 16, 2009) FINCAD and Shadow Financial Systems announced today that Shadow Financial Systems has joined the FINCAD Alliance Program. This agreement enables users of Shadow Financial’s ShadowSuite application to leverage FINCAD’s industry standard derivative pricing library to independently value derivative positions during their post trade processing and clearing operations.
ShadowSuite is a highly scalable on-premise installed software solution for post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, settlement, treasury and accounting. ShadowSuite will initially leverage FINCAD’s analytics library to expand its swaps module by adding the ability to value Floors, Caps, Collars, Straddles and Swaptions.
FINCAD’s comprehensive, cross-asset class analytics library provides Shadow Financial Systems with the advantage of using an industry standard source to value and measure the risk of a wide variety of financial securities and derivatives. It offers complete transparency, enabling users to verify every part of their valuation and risk calculations.
“Our partnership with FINCAD is further testament of our commitment to remaining ahead of emerging trends in the clearing space,” said Don Marino, CEO, Shadow Financial Systems. “FINCAD’s comprehensive library of analytics addresses the growing need of our clients for frequent independent valuations and reporting.”
“We are very pleased that Shadow Financial Systems chose to use FINCAD’s robust and market tested Analytics library,” said Amar Budhiraja, Director, FINCAD Alliance Program. “This relationship is another excellent example of how FINCAD’s partners leverage the FINCAD Alliance Program to drastically reduce their time to market and stay ahead of competition.”
Founded in 1990, FINCAD provides software and services supporting the valuation and risk management of cross-asset class derivatives and fixed income securities to banks, corporate treasuries, asset management firms, auditors, and governments. FINCAD Analytics are used by more than 35,000 financial professionals in over 80 countries. Over 70 FINCAD Alliance Partners embed FINCAD analytics within their solutions. FINCAD provides sales and client services from Ireland and Canada. www.fincad.com
About Shadow Financial Systems
Founded in 1997 by industry professionals, Shadow Financial’s technology provides comprehensive post trade processing, treasury and accounting functionality on a cost-effective platform for trading organizations. Among the Company’s clients are NYSE Arca, National Financial Services LLC, a Fidelity Investments Company, Raymond James & Associates, MF Global, NYFIX International, and Belzberg Technologies. www.shadowfinancial.com