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Misys launches Global Back Office to streamline operations
Misys launches Global Back Office to streamline operations
and ensure bank-wide consistency
Industry survey reveals potential cost savings of up to 50%
from implementing a single back office system
16 September 2013 – Misys has unveiled Misys Global Back Office at Sibos in Dubai. Now
available, this global component is part of Misys Capital Markets Fusion and centralises and
consolidates all operational processing across asset classes, trading systems and branches
globally, streamlining back office operations for users and improving straight-through
processing (STP) while reducing costs and operational risk.
Against a backdrop of regulatory change and market transformation that impacts the
treasury and capital markets, participants are becoming progressively more focused on how
they achieve company-wide consistency to reduce risk and ensure regulatory compliance.
The product has been built with a single data repository at its core, achieving the utopia of
the ‘single version of truth’, so essential to meeting regulatory requirements and providing
operational risk control effectively.
“Misys Global Back Office, we believe, will allow us to centralise and consolidate all
operational processing across our branches and subsidiaries,” comments James Leach,
COO of Maple Bank GmbH. “We expect to see a real impact on our business as a result,
with significant cost savings, more streamlined operations and improved straight-through
processing.”
The Misys Global Back Office enables activities across assets to be handled in a consistent
way, using standardised workflows, banks can ensure that best practice is enforced
throughout their global capital markets business. Uniquely, the Misys Global Back Office is
open to all trading systems, from Misys and any other providers including in-house systems,
allowing for streamlining processes and transactions, reducing costs and operational risk,
with the benefit of enhanced visibility and regulatory reporting across all positions. Misys
Global Back Office provides the advanced STP, connectivity to CCPs, comprehensive trade
repository and proven, cross-asset collateral and margin management needed to enable
banks to support central clearing and manage the complexity of multi-participant workflow.
“The financial crisis has created an environment whereby technology users are required to
be more agile, while equally IT systems must be rationalised to keep control on budget, but
remain compliant in line with regulations such as EMIR and Basel III,” said Joerg Heidtmann,
Head of Capital Markets Product Management at Misys. “Misys Global Back Office will
enable our customers to have market leading back office operations according to best
practices, which also gives insights of upcoming changes and allows them to consolidate
and rationalise their costs across systems, demonstrating significant ROI.”
Misys Global Back Office includes seamless integration with counterparties, brokers and
clearers, streamlining connectivity and improving regulatory compliance by offering a
scalable and rapid integration process that provides real-time reporting functions, error
tracking and alerting, and a large set of standard connectivity to the very latest market
services.
More information on Misys Capital Markets Fusion and Misys Global Back Office can be
found at: http://capitalmarkets.misys.com
- Ends For further information please contact:
Edward Taylor
Global Head of Public Relations
Misys
+44 (0)20 3320 5530
[email protected]
Ian Burge/Charlie Morrow
Cognito
+44 (0)20 7426 9400
[email protected]
About Misys
Misys provides the broadest portfolio of banking, treasury, trading and risk management
solutions available on the market. More than 1,900 banks and financial institutions use Misys
software to run their businesses, all benefitting from the continual investment in innovation
and product quality. Misys solutions create value across banking and trading book
operations, underpinned by the deep domain expertise and experience of Misys employees
and partners who help ensure customers get maximum benefit from the solutions and
operate more effectively.
With high quality products and support Misys customers are able to grow and protect their
long-term technology investments. Misys has the broadest range of solutions available to
meet the most complex requirements. Visit www.misys.com to see how Misys and its
extensive network of partners can add value to the financial services industry.
About Maple Bank GmbH
Maple Bank GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Maple Financial Group Inc., a privately
held financial services provider with its head office in Toronto, Canada. Maple Bank is a fully
licensed deposit taking bank based in Frankfurt which is regulated by BaFin and a member
of the German Deposit Protection Fund. The bank has a branch in Toronto, and owns
regulated broker dealers in London-UK, New Jersey-USA, and Toronto. Maple is engaged in
customer and proprietary business.
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