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New York, London, Paris, Singapore – 22nd April 2015 – Quartet FS, a leading provider of in-memory aggregation and analytics technology, announces that its ActivePivot platform has been recognized the “Best Sell-Side Analytics Product” and the “Best Overall Sell-Side Product of the Year” during the third annual Sell-Side Technology Awards. The awards were hosted on 21st April by WatersTechnology and Sell-Side Technology.

The Sell-Side Technology Awards are designed to recognize excellence among third-party vendors through an auditable and transparent methodology. The awards are judged by four sell-side CIOs/consultants and four of Waters magazine's senior staff members.

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“We are delighted to have our achievements recognized by Waters' prestigious Sell-Side Technology awards. The award win demonstrates Quartet FS’ 10-year expertise in complex analytics that requires aggregation of massive amounts of fast-moving data. Typical uses include intraday liquidity reporting, collateral optimization, pre-deal VaR, credit or margin checking and real-time P&L. This becomes especially important with complex problems requiring analysis on a bank’s entire portfolio such as marginal impact due to Central Clearing, xVA/PFE or capital charges” said Kathy Perrotte, co-founder and managing director of Quartet FS.

She continues: “Over the past few years, we have seen a growing need from sell-side organizations to manage risk for operational reasons. This means that business users need the ability to calculate risk metrics in a very granular way (whether for real-time, intraday or historical analysis), perform ‘what-if’ simulations and pinpoint outliers hidden in hundreds of risk metrics. ActivePivot excels in answering these demands, especially in the context of regulatory mandates such as those introduced with Basel III/FRTB, Dodd-Frank and EMIR.

Victor Anderson, editor in chief of Waters, said: “The Waters jury elected Quartet FS’ ActivePivot as the “Best Overall Sell-Side Product of the Year” and the “Best Sell-Side Analytics Product” based on the track record of its in-memory aggregation technology in enterprise risk and front-office trading, as well as its established presence in global sell-side organizations.”


About Quartet FS

Quartet FS’ in-memory analytical platform ActivePivot provides users with instant insight into massive, fast moving data for timely decision making. ActivePivot is used by time-sensitive organizations to continuously evaluate business performance and make optimal data-driven decisions. Founded in 2005, Quartet FS is a privately owned company with offices in London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. With more than fifty live implementations in large international companies, we serve customers in many verticals, including financial services, market exchanges, logistics and retail. For more information, please visit www.quartetfs.com.

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