LONDON / NEW YORK / SYDNEY / HONG KONG, 20 March 2023 – Cassini Systems, the leading provider of pre-and post-trade margin and collateral analytics for derivatives market participants, has been shortlisted for the ‘Analytics Technology Leader of the Year” award at the Commodity Trading Awards 2023. The award recognizes the company’s innovative use of technology to deliver exceptional value to its customers, including large commodity firms and the broader buyside, particularly in today’s volatile market environment.
Cassini’s margin and collateral analytics platform gives traders real-time insights into their portfolio’s margin and collateral requirements, allowing users to make informed decisions and optimize their capital use. The platform’s intelligent analytics is valuable in today’s volatile market environment, where accurate, real-time margin and collateral information can mean the difference between profit and loss.
For commodity trading firms, such as Cassini client Ocean Partners, the value of Cassini’s offering lies in its ability to enhance their trading decisions through new insights into the total cost of a potential trade, from the pre-trade stage through to full trade close-out. These analytics and Cassini’s Portfolio Margin Optimization module enable commodity trading firms to optimize Initial Margin and Variation Margin and their overall cost of derivatives trading.
Liam Huxley, founder, and CEO of Cassini: “We’re honored to be recognized as a finalist for this independent award. In today’s fast-paced and volatile markets, having real-time, intelligent margin, collateral, and liquidity analytics is critical for managing risk, reducing costs, and making informed trading decisions. Cassini’s platform has been widely adopted by the world’s largest financial institutions, including the world’s largest asset manager. Its inclusion on the ‘Analytics Technology Leader of the Year shortlist is a testament to its value within this trading environment.”
The Commodity Trading Awards 2023 is a global event that celebrates excellence in commodity trading, with categories covering everything from technology to sustainability. The “Analytics Technology Leader of the Year” award recognizes companies with exceptional innovation and impact in analytics, particularly in today’s challenging market conditions.
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Founded in 2014, Cassini Systems offers an award-winning derivatives margin analytical platform that provides the industry’s only front-to-back margin and cost analysis across the entire lifecycle of a trade. Cassini users can calculate any margin on any cleared or uncleared derivatives asset, analyze drivers and movement in margin exposure, reduce Initial Margin levels, and maximize margin efficiency with the firm’s industry-leading, advanced algorithms.
Cassini’s services have a proven track record of enhancing portfolio returns at every point in the daily business cycle, empowering traders and portfolio managers to analyze instantly in the pre-trade stage the all-in, lifetime cost of a transaction. Top-tier hedge funds, asset managers, and global banks rely on Cassini for powerful, flexible, automated tools to manage their portfolios of over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives products. Cassini was named Best UMR Service of the Year in the Risk Markets Technology Awards 2022 and the Derivatives Technology Provider of the Year by the 2022 GlobalCapital Derivatives Awards.