LONDON and NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TriOptima has extended its collaboration with AcadiaSoft to automate monthly collateral interest payments, making trade processing more efficient for over-the-counter (OTC) market participants.
According to International Swap Dealers Association (ISDA) data, cash collateral accounts for approximately 70% of all collateral exchanged for non-cleared derivatives, equivalent to $1.3 trillion in 2019 alone. A significant proportion of this market still relies on email and manual reconciliation to manage the interest process. Now, with TriOptima's expanded support for AcadiaSoft's new interest payments messaging, the wider industry can benefit from increased efficiencies.
"Our clients are aiming to automate large parts of their collateral management lifecycle as they prepare for upcoming phases of the uncleared margin rules (UMR)," said Neil Murphy, Business Manager at TriOptima. "Enabling clients to process interest in an efficient way, that allows reconciliation of underlying balances and automated matching, is part of that process. triResolve Margin connects more than 200 counterparties to the AcadiaSoft network; hence this collaboration automatically provides the wider market with improved post-trade processing capabilities."
"We're excited to extend our work with TriOptima to offer payment matching functionality to our mutual clients," said Mark Demo, Head of Community Development at AcadiaSoft. "It's another step toward complete collateral process automation and will help more firms reduce the amount of time required to complete their monthly cash collateral interest process. It also builds on our goal of increased network connectivity across the industry."
TriOptima is a part of CME Group. For more information on TriOptima offerings, visit here. For more information on triResolve Margin's collateral management platform, click here, or to learn more about initial margin compliance, click here. For more information on AcadiaSoft's Margin Manager platform, click here.
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AcadiaSoft, Inc. is the leading industry provider of risk and collateral management services for the non-cleared derivatives community. AcadiaPlus is a new generation open platform that provides the sell-side, the buy-side and fund administrators with specialist applications and a third-party partner ecosystem for the straight-through processing of the entire risk mitigation lifecycle. Backed by 16 major industry participants and market infrastructures, AcadiaSoft is used by a community of more than 1,100 firms exchanging approximately $700B of collateral on a daily basis via its margin automation services. AcadiaSoft is headquartered in Norwell, MA, and has offices in London, New York and Tokyo. For more information, visit acadiasoft.com. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AcadiaSoft_ and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/acadiasoft-inc/.
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