Swiss Re adopts ClariFi's ModelStation
29 January 2008 | 2489 views | 0
ClariFI, a Standard & Poor's Capital IQ business and leading provider of software and services focused on quantitative portfolio management and research, today announced that ModelStation was adopted by Swiss Re, the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, to support its global quantitative equities group.
ModelStation was chosen for its robust backtesting and optimization, risk and performance attribution, and production scheduling capabilities and is using the technology to streamline its quantitative equities process. ModelStation provides Swiss Re with a fully integrated solution that enables users to research, test, and implement specialized quantitative trading and investment strategies in less time and with less effort.
"We are very excited to add such a prestigious firm to our growing European client list," said Ruben Falk, Manager of European Operations, ClariFI. "We look forward to a long-lasting relationship with Swiss Re, as we continue to deliver the highest level of support and services and help them gain a significant competitive advantage in the financial marketplace."
"By having all the major quant processes integrated into one platform, ModelStation gives us a flexible and easy to use solution that improves considerably research speed and eases the transitioning from research to production," said Andre Keller, Head of Alternative Equity Strategies, Swiss Re. "In addition to the right product offer, ClariFI provides excellent client service and resources to help us realize the maximum value of our investment in ModelStation."