Press Releases — November 5, 2021

Axioma Risk named best buy-side risk management product 2021 by WatersTechnology

NEW YORK, November 5, 2021 – Qontigo, a leading provider of innovative risk, analytics and index solutions, was awarded best buy-side risk management product for its enterprise risk management system, Axioma RiskTM, at the 2021 WatersTechnology Buy-Side Technology Awards. These awards, which recognize leading technology providers for innovative solutions designed to help the buy-side operate more efficiently, are judged by a panel of buy-side focused technology consultants and experienced journalists.[1]

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The award win focused on Axioma Risk’s flexibility and modern technology infrastructure. The cloud-native portfolio risk system provides risk and portfolio managers with highly interactive analysis capabilities and batch reporting at scale. Its open architecture framework allows managers to choose their preferred data inputs – clients can connect Axioma Factor Risk Models, their own models or a combination of both across all asset classes.

“We are honored WatersTechnology, an esteemed source for financial market technology information across the globe, has once again recognized Axioma Risk as the leading risk management solution for the buy side. Axioma Risk’s robust factor modeling and extensive coverage of investable securities provide the buy side with one unified platform to identify sources of return and risk across their investments. Built natively on the cloud, Axioma Risk enables efficient and scalable computation of analytics and the ability to rapidly integrate with clients’ technology and operation environments.

Ping Jiang, Global Head of Analytics Solutions, Qontigo

Earlier this week, Qontigo announced the addition of its Carbon Emission Price factor within the Axioma Worldwide Macroeconomic Projection Equity Factor Risk Model which is integrated with Axioma Risk. The model is designed to capture consistent risk estimates across global equity portfolios through the lens of transparent macroeconomic risk factors and enables clients to decompose macro risk, run macro factor scenario analysis and stress tests for analytics results that align with their existing investment process.


[1] Visit events.waterstechnology.com/bstawards for more information.