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Prime Brokers face many challenges today, including exponential trade volume growth, client credit and collateral exposures and value-added service demands. Financial Software Systems has addressed these needs with a product tailored specifically for Prime Brokers.


Prime

Spectrum Prime is a comprehensive and integrated cross-product trade management platform. Within one integrated platform, clients' Foreign Exchange and Derivative positions can be monitored in real-time. Spectrum Prime's robust architecture can seamlessly integrate high volume trading activity. The integrated risk engine provides real-time monitoring of both credit and collateral limits, providing instant information and automated notification of any limit breach. Trading risk can be netted within Spectrum Prime to dramatically reduce the high volume effect of Prime Brokerage business on wholesale operations. Information published by the risk engine is readily available for Web reporting as well as Web portals, with real-time updates using XML Web Services. Some of the largest prime brokerages rely on Spectrum Prime for its comprehensive functionality, robust data model, flexible analytics, and fast processing.

• Global Cross-Product Trade Management and Risk Management
• Fast Execution and Volume Scalability While Preserving Pre-Netted Trade Details
• Integrated Web Publishing for Comprehensive Reporting
• Flexible Integration with Multiple Dealing Systems
• Real-Time Collateral and Credit Limit Monitoring with Pre-Trade Margin and Limit Checks
• Highly Professional Multi-Lingual Correspondence including Online Statements,
     Transaction Confirmations, and SMS and Email Notification


Warehouse

Spectrum Warehouse is a comprehensive and integrated cross-product trade management platform. Within one integrated platform clients' Foreign Exchange, Money Market, Fixed Income, Equity and Derivative positions can be monitored in real-time. The robust Spectrum Warehouse architecture facilitates the traders' or relationship managers' ability to provide the highest degree of customer satisfaction through the ability to monitor all client positions, no matter the asset class. Trade details captured in almost any front-office solution can be automatically passed along to the Spectrum Warehouse, providing real-time monitoring of both credit and collateral limits, and automated notification of any limit breach.

• Global Cross-Product Trade and Risk Management
• Comprehensive Coverage of FX, Interest Rate, Equity and Derivative Instruments
• Real-Time Collateral and Credit Limit Monitoring with Pre-Trade Margin and Limit Checks
• Flexible Integration with Multiple Front-Office and Back-Office Systems
• Fast Execution and Volume Scalability While Preserving Pre-Netted Trade Details
• Integrated Web Publishing for Comprehensive Reporting
• Highly Professional Multi-Lingual Correspondence including Online Statements,
     SMS and Email Notifications

Spectrum

Built on Web service standards, Microsoft .NET-connected software makes the "real-time" enterprise a reality by enabling information to flow seamlessly, from Front- to Back-Office. Real-time processing delivers incredible value for on-line Portfolio Analytics, comprehensive Credit Limits and Collateral Management, and Desktop Alerts, all without having to wait while the system is updated. Using .NET-connected software also means users work more efficiently through the use of highly automated processes, with less time devoted to manual intervention or reconciliation.

• Built Using Microsoft .NET Technology
• Programming Languages are C# and C
• 4-Tiered Architecture for Speed, Reliability and Scalability
• Choice of MS SQL Server or Sybase for the Database
• Comprehensive Data Publishing
• Horizontally Scalable
• Seamless Integration via XML, with Standard Interfaces to Trading and Accounting Systems
• Highly Secure for Internal Operations and for Web Publishing