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Imagine Software launches risk aggregation service with SkyBridge Capital

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Imagine Software, a global portfolio and risk management technology provider is launching a new risk aggregation platform with SkyBridge Capital. SkyBridge is the first firm to use the new platform and worked directly with Imagine’s product development team to inform its structure and feature set. The platform is meant to help investors allocating across multiple funds and asset classes achieve greater transparency into investments, access more meaningful risk analyses and improve investor confidence in risk exposure data.

"This is a system people making actual trading decisions will rely on," explains Michael Blakley, Director of Product Management, Imagine Software, in an interview with Opalesque. "There aren’t a lot of assumptions that go into the platform, we are very transparent and there is full documentation. This is not a black box solution."

He notes that anyone using the platform can access all the documentation around how they have modeled everything on the platform. Imagine independently sources information from third parties, verifying and normalizing position level data then aggregating the data and then applying common sets of risk analytics and risk scenarios. "The benefit of aggregation is that you’re taking in information the same way across all investments, so you don’t have to worry about an individual manager’s interpretation," Blakley says.

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