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The New Celent Report Puts Pricing Partners Amongst The Best - Jun 07


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The New Celent Report Puts Pricing Partners Amongst The Best

The New Celent Report, Risk and Pricing Analytics: Addressing Valuation Changes in OTC and Structured Products. In this report – published on the 5th of June 2007 – Celent analysts examine the activities around securities pricing and draw lessons from valuation challenges, as well as highlighting considerations for the implementation of solutions.    

It also tackles the subject of the increased importance of accurate valuation today, an increase said to be due to Growing OTC derivatives trading volume, escalating exposure to over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and structured deals, the increased complexity of products, and lack of trade automation. In the report, Celent analyst and author of the report Cubillas Ding, profiles eight firms, and gives pertinent information about each vendor solution, including company and organizational details, solution strengths and drawbacks, reference feedback, market presence, and solution coverage. 

Vendors covered include FinCAD, NumeriX, Pricing Partners, Quantify Solutions, SciComp, SunGard Reech, SuperDerivatives, UniRist / MathConsult. According to the Celent ABCD Vendor View analysis, Pricing Partners stands out as having:
  • Strong vision and growth ambitions.
  • Strong Partnerships with scientific and academic communities.
  • New and innovative applications built on the latest technologies with next generation structuring ideas.
  • Clear and transparent pricing processes.
  • And particular emphasis on Interest Rates, Equities Derivatives, Credit Derivatives and especially advanced Inflation Models.

Although still a small and new company with a market presence currently limited to the French home market, Pricing Partners has had good success in its short time as a company and continues to develop internationally. Today, it is faring well and gaining momentum in terms of client wins thanks to its mixed asset class approach, specialised expertise and continuous development.   

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Celent, LLC is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally experienced analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis. 


About Pricing Partners

Founded by professionals of the trading floor industry, Pricing Partners provides software solutions and consulting services for derivatives independent valuation. Pricing Partners proposes Price-it®, an independent analytic library solution to price complex financial products on different markets (IR, Equity, Credit, Inflation, Hybrids, Commodities and FX). 

The Pricing Partners solution enables users to comply with accounting standards evolution as well as regulation evolutions in a capital market industry related to independent valuation issues of OTC products. Price-it® principally targets asset-managers, financial departments of large banks, dealing rooms and audit firms. The company is based in Paris.