Capital markets

Drive efficiency across the spectrum of your investment operations

Capital markets firms across - investment banks, asset managers and market infrastructure firms are facing fundamental changes due to significant cost pressures, digital transformation, and a dynamic market landscape. Businesses need to adopt new digital solutions and other technology-based strategies that strengthen all facets of their operations, in order to take advantage of this disruption. For capital markets firms, automation is key to drive efficiency across the full spectrum of securities operations with a specific focus on the front office and faster customer onboarding processes, which are essential to providing a competitive customer experience. Other key operations that firms have the opportunity to enhance include straight through processing, collateral management, regulatory compliance, and capital adequacy operations for margin demands and market risk. 

Led by our deep domain expertise, Virtusa has over 25 years of experience providing innovative digital engineering solutions across the banking and financial services (BFS) industry.

Key solution areas
  • Application Rationalization and Simplification
    Steadily declining revenues, regulatory restrictions, encroaching competition, and low ROE are driving capital markets firms to undergo a structural transformation. Virtusa’s application rationalization and simplification approach helps you to prioritize application investments by measuring the value they deliver as well as identify overlapping functionalities, unused applications, and bottlenecks across systems. Our end-to-end services span across identifying assets, defining the target application portfolio, defining the rationalization roadmap, aligning ongoing business processes, and transforming the application portfolio.
  • Reference and Market Data Management
    Market data pulsates through every system and its timely, accurate, and reliable availability is the key to driving business across global markets. The multitude of data sources, significant licensing costs, increasing regulatory mandates, and evolving disruptive technologies have compelled financial institutions to redefine their data strategy. Virtusa evolved its centralized data platform approach with a focus on cost-optimized, future-ready data services that address issues of latency, data quality, data duplication, change management, and data governance.
  • COTS Product Implementation
    Financial institutions have invested in proven third-party market products like Misys Summit, Murex, Calypso, GMI/Clear Vision, and Wall Street Systems to name a few for front-to-back operations. These implementations need configurations, customizations, integration with upstream/downstream systems, enhancements and version upgrades, decommissioning, and migration and maintenance. Virtusa offers end-to-end product implementation and support through every stage of your product lifecycle accelerated with reusable assets leading to reduced time to market and better ROI. We provide services in consulting, implementation, version upgrade and consolidation, development and integration, quality assurance and testing, production support, and training and resourcing support for these niche products.
  • Relationship Manager Dashboard
    With significant competitive pressures and ever demanding customers, it is imperative for relationship managers to have a bird’s eye view of the customer as well as their portfolio allocations and performance by asset class. The Virtusa relationship manager dashboard provides easy access to customer data with built-in analytics to gain more profound insights on your customers’ preferences. These dashboards provide data on customer product preference by age group, list of top customers with AUM, client wise available cash, and clients making significant investments and redemptions to help generate business from existing clients.
Key solution areas
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