Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced the company has joined forces with Fincad to integrate Fincad Analytics across multiple products.
FINCAD's industry-standard derivatives pricing analytics will enhance the derivative valuation and risk management capabilities across Advent's product set including Advent's Geneva.
FINCAD's derivative pricing libraries and advanced fixed income analytics are among the broadest cross-asset class derivatives analytics libraries available globally. Through this integration, Advent clients will have enriched access to data to value a very broad class of often unique investments.
"We chose to embed FINCAD's derivative pricing software into our products because it is the industry standard of derivatives pricing analytics and the solution of choice for leading technology vendors," said Todd Gottula, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Advent Software. "Our integration with FINCAD will significantly enhance our entire product suite, providing common and consistent derivative pricing capabilities across the Advent product line while helping meet the needs of Advent's existing clients. Our improved regional capabilities will also lead to new opportunities with prospective clients, particularly in emerging markets like Brazil."
"We are very pleased that Advent has chosen to integrate FINCAD's derivative pricing libraries across its industry leading products," said Amar Budhiraja, Director of Strategic Business Development, FINCAD. "As buy-side firms aggressively pursue complex and diverse global investment strategies, they need robust portfolio management and order management applications capable of supporting their derivative exposures. The integration of FINCAD's pricing libraries will bring Advent clients consistent and industry-standard derivative pricing to support their investment strategies across the entire lifecycle."