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Mar 30, 2021

SS&C Algorithmics wins Most Innovative COVID-19 Response award

A-Team Group Innovation Awards has recognized SS&C Algorithmics as the Most Innovative COVID-19 Response for our new product, Algorithmics Scenarios as a Service.

Mar 17, 2021

Managing the new normal in energy companies

The great oil crash of 2020 was felt around the world when WTI crude oil futures finished at negative $37. Airfreight and personal transportation fuel, jet and gasoline fell due to lack of demand. Companies were eager to see stay-at-home orders expire and see people on the roads. Despite these slumps, there were some energy bright spots in 2020 that will continue into 2021. Petroleum byproducts like naphtha and fuel oil have done well due to waterborne shipping and the need for plastics for PPE. 

Mar 15, 2021

Is your firm returning to the office? Insights & practical ideas for success

Dogs barking, kids fighting in the background, phones ringing while you’re on video conference calls, the joy of getting booted unexpectedly from a Zoom call in the middle of speaking. Life happens when working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Work dynamics have certainly shifted from a year ago, and they’ll shift again as companies return to the office. The transition begs a host of questions and considerations for returning. What will working in the office look like? Who will come back? How can companies best support the transition to a post-pandemic workforce? How should leaders prepare?

Mar 10, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program part 2: banks must evaluate these considerations

As discussed in our first blog of this series, as Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans grow and become a material part of a lender’s financials, questions continue to arise around the appropriate treatment for these loans. Part one of this blog series, focused on the right processes to track and report on these loans to the SBA and to investors, as well as GAAP considerations as it relates to accounting for these loans.  Here, we will focus on the reserving considerations for PPP loans

Mar 9, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program: banks must evaluate these key considerations

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to help provide relief to small businesses through loans that are forgivable and guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Lenders who process PPP loans earn a fee from the SBA upon funding the loan. In addition, PPP loans bear a 1% interest rate.

Mar 9, 2021

Weighing the options: upgrade, outsource or patch your infrastructure?

Insurance companies, asset managers and pension funds face increasing pressure to diversify their investments in order to meet growth targets. At the same time, they are being asked to simplify their operating models to improve efficiency, reduce cost, increase revenues and reduce risk while also complying with various regulatory regimes in which they operate. How are firms meeting these seemingly irreconcilable challenges, given that some are operating on legacy systems and infrastructure that are simply not built for the conditions we see today?

Feb 25, 2021

Chartis Research recognizes SS&C Algorithmics Balance Sheet Risk Management

Chartis Research has released their ALM Technology Systems 2021 report, providing an analysis of the market and vendor landscape for asset and liability management (ALM). SS&C Algorithmics Balance Sheet Risk Management solution is ranked as a leader in each of the four RiskTech Quadrants included in the report.

Feb 1, 2021

Credit risk & exposure management on the cloud: Algorithmics Credit Manager

The latest release of SS&C Algorithmics Credit Manager is available now.

It is the first fully cloud enabled version of the product. Offering ACM on cloud allows our clients to take advantage of the reduced operational costs and improved application security that comes with cloud deployment and allows flexible scalable deployment options that can respond quickly to changes in credit business.  

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