Virtusa’s Capital Markets Consulting Division (CMC) provides a wide variety of Advisory services that assist our clients with their business transformations. Our practice consists of a unique blend of experienced industry professionals with extensive expertise in in Industry best practices . Our coverage ranges from clients who are considering vendor’s to facilitate operational change to clients who are considering internal solutions.

Target Operating Model/ Legacy Platform Consolidation

  • Facilitate evaluation of your future operating model.
  • Perform a gap analysis of your current technology to determine what elements of your existing system architecture meet the business requirements necessary to transform to the future model.
  • Review operational procedures and make recommendations that best align with the future state.

Feasibility Analysis

  • Provide you with the operational strategy, design and future state transformation of your business, while focusing on the primary tasks and goals of the process.
  • Our experience and capabilities focus on the planning, development, and execution of a transition strategy that works.

Cost Analysis

  • Provide advise on the financial impact of changes to your operating model.
  • We have experience that ranges from conducting “unit cost analysis” to recommending the optimal model for trade compression.

Introducing Broker/ Self Clearing Outsourcing

  • Provide knowledge and expertise in assisting clients (Broker/Dealers) determine the most efficient and cost effective structure for them whether it is transitioning from an introducing broker to a self-clearing platform or an outsourced self-clearing model such as Broadridge’s BPO offering.

New Business Initiatives

  • Provide advise on the impact of entering into a new business line and the effect it will have on their current infrastructure. Example: A firm dealing in fixed income products is considering expanding its offering to equities or a firm that deals in US domestic equities is considering its offering to international equities.
  • Review your existing operation for the following:
    • Evaluate cost benefit and reduction opportunities
    • Assist in establish staffing benchmarks
    • Present cost effective alternatives and opportunities for improvement


On March 3rd, 2016, Virtusa Corporation acquired a majority interest in Polaris Consulting & Services Limited. VirtusaPolaris, our new market-facing brand, represents the combined strengths of Virtusa and Polaris, including our strong software engineering heritage, deep domain expertise and focus on applying innovation to solving critical core business issues for clients., our new website is where we provide our latest thinking.