Web-Based Processing for Fixed Income Capital Markets

In order to take your growth strategy to the next level you need to have a solid foundation in place. Build that foundation with the help of Lightning, a full-service ASP solution that provides fully automated trading, sales, funding, accounting, risk analysis, asset/liability management, collateral management, portfolio management, and safekeeping for financial institutions of all sizes and complexities.

Lightning is a fully integrated and comprehensive web-based ASP solution that seamlessly links front-, middle-, and back-office for straight-through-processing of fixed-income securities. In the front office, Lightning TradeDesk®, a comprehensive paperless trading system, automates all front- and middle-office aspects of fixed income transaction processing. TradeDesk Workflow simplifies system management, combining Internet-based processing with an information portal for customer orders and inquiries. Lightning Back Office's powerful modules offer safekeeping, portfolio accounting, analytics, asset/liability management, and full regulatory reporting and record-keeping.

With Lightning, your operations receive:

Exception Management
Full operational risk control and efficiency, courtesy of Lightning's proactive exception handling and workflow management.

The speed and intuition of a fully web-based solution that, unlike other products, has not merely been retrofitted for web use.

Quick Implementation
Hassle-free implementation, with no special networks, hardware or software required.

A detailed securities look-up that gives indicative data, pricing tables and variable rate tables in real time, with no need to build a record or plod through myriad screens.

Custom Reporting
The ability to export instantly into different formats, including text-only and Microsoft Excel, for custom reports.

Data Protection
A totally secure Internet connection, with advanced data encryption, firewalls and physical security that ensure complete confidentiality for clients' data.