ShadowSuite Overview

Post-Trade Lifecycle

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Real-Time Core

ShadowSuite is a full books and records solution containing four core multi-currency components: stock record for the operations team, general ledger for the accounting group, cash management for treasury and position management for the traders. Each core component is updated with EVERY message in and out of ShadowSuite. On-line “cradle-to-grave” historical research is available on ShadowSuite.

Stock Record

Core to ShadowSuite is a real-time stock record, which comprehensively tracks the ownership and location of securities held by your firm.

Position Management

Core to ShadowSuite is a multi-currency position management component, which monitors your firm’s positions in real-time retaining cost basis.

Cash Management

Core to ShadowSuite is a multi-currency cash management component, which extensively tracks the location of your firm’s cash balances and projections for all trading activity input into the application.

General Ledger

Core to ShadowSuite is a multi-currency general ledger, which serves as your firm’s sub-ledger accounting system for all trading activity input into the application.

Trade Capture

Do you have to double key trades? Do you have multiple systems because your firm trades multiple asset classes?

ShadowSuite electronically imports trades in many formats eliminating the need to manually key, regardless of asset class traded. ShadowSuite handles the complete post-trade life cycle for any asset class traded, regardless of currency or volume.

  • Equities
  • Fixed Income
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Mutual Funds
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Fees & Commissions

Trade Reconciliation

Spending more time finding the breaks than it takes to fix them?

End the manual process of ticking and tying multiple sources to find your breaks - let ShadowSuite do the work. ShadowSuite presents the breaks to you so you can quickly resolve them using the tools provided, regardless of who you are reconciling with.

  • NSCC
  • ID Confirm/Affirm
  • FICC
  • OCC
  • Fund/SERVE
  • FCM
  • Prime Brokers

Securities Finance

Spending your day sorting out what needs to be borrowed and what needs to be financed? Would you like to have more than traditional stock loan and repo to assist with this important process?

ShadowSuite puts all the methods at your disposal.

  • Stock Loan
  • Repo
  • Tri-Party & GCF Repo
  • CFDs
  • Total Return Swaps
  • Buy/Sell Back
  • Collateral Management

Coporate Actions

Not enough time to deal with the more challenging involuntary actions because the voluntary actions are time consuming?

ShadowSuite automates voluminous, time consuming voluntary actions so involuntary actions get the attention they deserve.

  • Interactive Data
  • Bloomberg
  • Markit

Clearance/Settlement

Tired of jumping from terminal-to-terminal to ensure your settlements are made?

Manage all your box locations in real-time with ShadowSuite. ShadowSuite's AutoCage provides you with a real-time view of your expected settlements and fails as well as unexpected deliveries, and gives you the on-screen tools needed to take corrective action.

  • AutoCage
  • DTC/CNS
  • BNY M/ JPM C/ BMO H
  • SWIFT
  • Euroclear
  • Custodial Banks

Treasury

How many applications does your firm's treasury department use?

Use ShadowSuite to consolidate. ShadowSuite tracks your current cash balances in real-time by location and currency along with your future cash requirements. It has full wire capability with as many authorization levels as you require.

  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • FED Wires
  • SWIFT Wires
  • FX Exposures
  • Receive/Pay Interest

Firm/Client Management

Does your firm conduct client business?

ShadowSuite will produce client confirmations and a statement showing consolidated holdings of all asset classes in native currency rolled up into your client's reporting currency out-of-the-box. ShadowSuite stores your client's account information including standard settlement instructions and all other information needed for automated settlement.

  • Static Data/SSI
  • Confirms/Statements
  • Omgeo
  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Cost Basis/1099s
  • Margin/Seg

Control Groups

Are your control groups getting the information they require on a timely basis?

ShadowSuite is a real-time application and can keep the control groups' systems up-to-date throughout the day, not just first thing in the morning.

  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Credit
  • Audit
Control
Groups
Credit
Audit
Risk
Compliance

Control Groups

Are your control groups getting the information they require on a timely basis?

ShadowSuite is a real-time application and can keep the control groups' systems up-to-date throughout the day, not just first thing in the morning.

Trade
Capture
Fixed
Income
Options
Futures
Mutual Funds
Foreign
Exchange
Fees & Commissions
Equities

Trade Capture

Do you have to double key trades? Do you have multiple systems because your firm trades multiple asset classes?

ShadowSuite electronically imports trades in many formats eliminating the need to manually key, regardless of asset class traded. ShadowSuite handles the complete post-trade life cycle for any asset class traded, regardless of currency or volume.

Trade
Reconciliation
ID Confirm/
Affirm
FICC
OCC
Fund/SERVE
FCM
Prime
Brokers
NSCC

Trade Reconciliation

Spending more time finding the breaks than it takes to fix them?

End the manual process of ticking and tying multiple sources to find your breaks - let ShadowSuite do the work. ShadowSuite presents the breaks to you so you can quickly resolve them using the tools provided, regardless of who you are reconciling with.

Securities
Finance
Repo
Tri-Party &
GCF Repo
CFDs
Total
Return
Swaps
Buy/Sell
Back
Collateral
Management
Stock
Loan

Securities Finance

Spending your day sorting out what needs to be borrowed and what needs to be financed? Would you like to have more than traditional stock loan and repo to assist with this important process?

ShadowSuite puts all the methods at your disposal.

Corporate
Actions
Interactive
Data
Bloomberg
Markit

Corporate Actions

Not enough time to deal with the more challenging involuntary actions because the voluntary actions are time consuming?

ShadowSuite automates voluminous, time consuming voluntary actions so involuntary actions get the attention they deserve.

Clearance/
Settlement
DTC/CNS
BNY M/
JPM C/
BMO H
AutoCage
SWIFT
Euroclear
Custodial
Banks

Clearance/Settlement

Tired of jumping from terminal-to-terminal to ensure your settlements are made?

Manage all your box locations in real-time with ShadowSuite. ShadowSuite’s AutoCage provides you with a real-time view of your expected settlements and fails as well as unexpected deliveries, and gives you the on-screen tools needed to take corrective action.

Treasury
Cash Flow
Projections
FED
Wires
Bank
Reconciliation
SWIFT
Wires
FX
Exposures
Receive/Pay
Interest

Treasury

How many applications does your firm's treasury department use?

Use ShadowSuite to consolidate. ShadowSuite tracks your current cash balances in real-time by location and currency along with your future cash requirements. It has full wire capability with as many authorization levels as you require.

Firm/Client
Management
Confirms/
Statements
Omgeo
Static
Data/SSI
Regulatory
Reporting
Cost Basis/
1099s
Margin/Seg

Firm/Client Management

Does your firm conduct client business?

ShadowSuite will produce client confirmations and a statement showing consolidated holdings of all asset classes in native currency rolled up into your client's reporting currency out-of-the-box. ShadowSuite stores your client's account information including standard settlement instructions and all other information needed for automated settlement.

Stock
Record

Stock Record

Core to ShadowSuite is a real-time stock record, which comprehensively tracks the ownership and location of securities held by your firm.

Position
Management

Position Management

Core to ShadowSuite is a multi-currency position management component, which monitors your firm's positions in real-time retaining cost basis.

Cash
Management

Cash Management

Core to ShadowSuite is a multi-currency cash management component, which extensively tracks the location of your firm's cash balances and projections for all trading activity input into the application.

General
Ledger

General Ledger

Core to ShadowSuite is a multi-currency general ledger, which serves as your firm's sub-ledger accounting system for all trading activity input into the application.

Real-Time
Core

Real-Time Core

ShadowSuite is a full books and records solution containing four core multi-currency components: stock record for the operations team, general ledger for the accounting group, cash management for treasury and position management for the traders. Each core component is updated with EVERY message in and out of ShadowSuite. On-line "cradle-to-grave" historical research is available on ShadowSuite.