• Axioma Risk™ Named Most Innovative Third-Party Technology in the Waters American Financial Technology Awards 2016

    Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

    • The 12th annual awards ceremony highlighted Axioma for excellence in financial technology

    Axioma Risk™, Axioma’s multi-asset class risk management system, was named the Most Innovative Third-Party Technology at the 2016 American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs).

    “The financial services industry needs to develop innovative solutions that improve business performance,” said Ian Webster, chief operating officer at Axioma. “To Axioma, ‘innovation’ is not a buzzword but a core value that enables us to help our customers drive investment performance. We look forward to delivering a steady stream of enhancements in the coming year.”

    Axioma Risk, a unifying enterprise-wide risk management solution, empowers firms to pursue proprietary strategies that yield better investment performance, while also managing the demands of investors and regulators for more transparent risk management and risk reporting. Since launching in 2013, Axioma Risk has been implemented by leading financial firms globally, including BNY Mellon’s HedgeMark, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) and Sycomore Asset Management.

    The category Most Innovative Third-Party Technology Vendor was awarded to Axioma as the technology provider that best illustrated the extent to which it has embraced innovative development techniques and operating models to deliver valuable projects and services to its capital markets clients.

    The AFTAs, now in their 12th year, are hosted by Waters magazine and recognize excellence in the deployment and management of financial technology within the asset management and investment banking communities. 



    Axioma is a leading provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio construction, and risk and regulatory reporting solutions that offer incomparable insights into the constantly evolving state of risk. Financial institutions worldwide rely on Axioma’s sophisticated suite of tools and flexible open platform technology to unify the view of risk across front, middle and back office functions, helping to drive efficiency and bring transparency to performance. Axioma has received numerous accolades for its innovative technology, which serves as the centerpiece of its clients’ risk management strategy. In 2016, its enterprise risk management solution, Axioma Risk, was named Best Buy-Side Risk/Portfolio Analytics Product at the Buy-Side Technology Awards and the Best Innovative Solution at the L’Agefi AMtech Day Awards. Axioma was also included on the Chartis RiskTech100® 2017, a ranking of the world’s most significant risk and compliance technology companies. Axioma is headquartered in New York, with offices throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Axioma logos and product brands are trademarks/service marks of Axioma, Inc. For more information please visit Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.