|By Business Wire||
|May 19, 2014 08:30 AM EDT||
Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global IT services company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that its CSalt solution will now integrate seamlessly with Investor Analytics’ Risk Platform to streamline and simplify Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) Annex IV reporting. Both companies are committed to easing the burdens of alternative investment advisors and those that support them, and this integration will give alternative investment fund managers a single place to easily import, map and transform data in order to fulfill the requirements of AIFMD and Annex IV.
“Since we first unveiled CSalt in early 2013, we’ve worked closely with advisors and compliance consultants to ensure that the solution meets their exact requirements,” said Erik DiGiacomo, senior vice president, Financial Services Consulting at Virtusa. “We’re pleased to partner with Investor Analytics for AIFMD Annex IV reporting. With the deadline for the European reporting fast approaching, we are not only well poised to help our clients in the alternative investment industry, but also committed to staying ahead of industry changes, and this enhanced version not only does that, but also adds user-friendly features that make it even easier to use.”
The integration of Virtusa’s Compliance Suite for Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments (CSalt) with the Investor Analytics Risk Platform provides alternative investment managers with a one-stop solution to satisfy AIFMD Annex IV prescriptive risk requirements. Annex IV Reporting requires all alternative investment fund managers to report specific risk analytics, including value at risk, stress testing, liquidity stress testing, DV01 and credit spread sensitivity. In addition to Form PF and CPO-PQR, the enhanced suite offers a solution for AIFMD Annex IV Reporting and adds a new chief compliance officer (CCO) task management tool including checklist, calendar, document management, work-flow and e-mail notification features.
“Investor Analytics is excited to partner with Virtusa to offer best of breed regulatory data management and reporting services complete with all of the risk calculations required by AIFMD,” said Damian Handzy, chief executive officer of Investor Analytics.
Virtusa’s Global Financial Services Consulting Group provides end-to-end consulting and technology and transformation services for the financial services industry worldwide including banks, broker dealers, FCMs, fund administrators, investment banks, investment managers, private funds, prime brokers/prime services and select industry service providers. Virtusa’s banking and financial services customers include 5 of the top 10 U.S. banks, 4 of the top 15 global banks, some of the top brokerage firms and several of the largest card and payment providers. For more information on Virtusa's solutions for banking and financial services organizations, please visit http://www.virtusa.com/industries/banking-and-financial-services/perspective/.
About Investor Analytics
Investor Analytics, with offices in New York and London, has been helping managers aggregate data and deliver risk reporting for over 14 years. Analyzing more than $380 billion of assets daily, Investor Analytics has vast experience in providing risk related regulatory analytics, with UCITS, Form PF, CPO-PQR, Sec 2-a7, OPERA and AIFMD as a value-added Risk Partner.
Virtusa provides end-to-end information technology (IT) services to Global 2000 companies. These services, which include IT consulting, application maintenance, development, systems integration and managed services, leverage a unique Platforming methodology that transforms clients’ businesses through IT rationalization. Virtusa helps customers accelerate business outcomes by consolidating, rationalizing, and modernizing their core customer-facing processes into one or more core systems.
Virtusa delivers cost-effective solutions through a global delivery model, applying advanced methods such as Agile and Accelerated Solution Design to ensure that its solutions meet the clients’ requirements. As a result, its clients simultaneously reduce their IT operations cost while increasing their ability to meet changing business needs.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Massachusetts, Virtusa has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.
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