Fincad, a global provider of financial analytics, and Harness UK today announced that Harness Liquid Macro Fund has selected Fincad Analytics to provide real time derivatives pricing and risk monitoring.
Harness uses Fincad Analytics Suite for Excel as its primary desktop derivatives pricing solution for front office applications such as trade evaluation, risk monitoring of exchange traded options and OTC derivatives pricing. Harness is using Fincad Analytics Suite for Excel on a daily basis for valuing interest rate swaps, calculating net present value, generating forward curves, and running scenario analyses.
“We primarily trade derivatives and needed a valuation solution that was not only accurate and reliable, but it also had to be very easy to use and implement on a desktop,” says Jonathan Ratcliffe, founding partner and chief investment officer, Harness. “Fincad Analytics Suite for Excel was a logical choice for us. It provides us with comprehensive, customisable, and transparent analytics coverage.”
“Fincad is pleased to provide our hedge fund clients, such as Harness, with the robust derivatives valuations solutions that enable them to enter the market quickly and begin trading immediately, “ says Bob Park, president and CEO, Fincad. “Our analytics can be scaled to meet the future derivatives trading and risk management needs of our clients.”