MarginMan™

Collateralized trading, with real-time risk management, position keeping and support for foreign exchange, OTC FX vanilla and exotic options, FX accumulators, and commodity/metals trading

Greater global regulations require financial institutions to deploy risk management tools to adequately manage and control risks inherent in all forms of trading. First launched in 1997, MarginMan™ has long been accepted as the de-facto standard, providing real-time valuations in the fields of FX and commodity and collateralized trading, risk management, position keeping and support for foreign exchange, OTC FX vanilla and exotic options, FX accumulators, and commodity/metals trading. The solution was designed in collaboration with leading global FX market players and can be deployed internally or in SS&C hosted environment.

MarginMan™ provides a flexible trading service that can be tailored to reflect an institution’s risk appetite for collateral margin definition, risk management, accounting postings, profitability and customer care.

SS&C has extensive experience of integrating system with a front-end trading/web solution and multiple back end accounting processing systems.

MarginMan™ Key Features:

REAL-TIME REVALUATION
For all collateral and FX positions to net present value in the base currency, using live market rates.

CONFIGURABLE MARGINING POLICIES
Including exposure margining (fixed, variable or tiered), delta margining, and Value at Risk (VaR)

SOPHISTICATED NETTING TECHNIQUES
Across FX and FX options

TRADING
Leveraged, unleveraged or credit FX, Precious Metals and FX Options

ABILITY TO DISPLAY CLIENT COLLATERAL AND POSITIONS THROUGH THE BANK WEBSITE

SUPPORT FOR CASH AND NON-CASH COLLATERAL
Including the ability to haircut currencies and securities

NET COLLATERAL VALUE CALCULATION
Optional inclusion of all or part of a client’s unrealized profits on open or deferred settled positions.

PRIME BROKERAGE FUNCTIONALITY

SUPPORT FOR DEFERRED SETTLEMENT

BLOCK TRADES For agents who wish to split trades between funds

SUPPORT FOR BUY OR SELL OF OTC OPTIONS
Either for hedging existing exposures or for speculating on future market movements

GLOBAL RISK MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT
Robust, real-time, 24/7

LOGGING OF ALL TRADING EVENTS
Across multiple global databases