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New Widget Designer and Compliance Tools launched within Core Technology

  • Award winning modular platform lets fund managers now design reports how they want them
  • Compliance tools let managers implement controls to meet their own regulatory scenarios
  • More efficient trade and cash break monitoring – see what you want to see
  • Excel reports delivered by email or file transfer

Truss Edge has released the second phase of its Insight analytics as part of its May software release, bringing unique perspectives and a much higher level of configurability to fund manager operations.

Insight was released earlier this year to provide fund managers with a clearer perspective of critical data within their middle and back office, including mission critical data flows. The new additions expand and improve the available reporting tools for fund managers, bringing unprecedented levels of operational control and oversight.

DIY reporting widgets within Truss Edge Insight

The new release underpins Truss Edge’s commitment to highly configurable fund management tools with scope for users to design reporting widgets within Insight to support their own in-house reporting requirements.

“Similar to our Report Designer, the Widget Designer deploys widgets that can be used on the Insight dashboard,” explained Truss Edge CEO Jay Duffy. “This means that most widgets do not need to be built by our engineers but instead are produced by expert business analysts and users can then select those that they find beneficial.”

Enhanced compliance functionality

Truss Edge has also enhanced the platform’s compliance functionality: the Order Management System (OMS) now allows managers to implement compliance controls on external trades that include regulatory rules (e.g. UCITS, MIFID II, SEC) as well as any other manager-specific requirements. This is achieved via an Order Limits Matrix.

“These rules can be quite complex but ensure that the business complies with any number of controls which it requires,” said Dave Shastri, Head of Strategy at Truss Edge. “The latest release extends from our use of our Order Limits Matrix for those that are natively entered, or FIX orders to now include new imports.”

These additions will make work processes more efficient and further support the automation of client fund manager operations.

Trade reconciliations enhancements

Truss Edge has also added enhancements around trade reconciliations, including filters that will only show managers mismatches when they occur. Reconciliations enhancements within the release also focus on cash activity, including cash breaks and more responsiveness to user preferences on how reconciliations are performed.

Truss Edge technology is noted for the high level of configurability it offers asset managers. Other enhancements from the latest software release address this, allowing users to control their configuration preferences and set up these preferences for reconciliations.

Filtering of counterparties when mapping ETFs has also been introduced.

Other improvements include:

  • Reports can now be delivered in Excel format via email or file transfer
  • Improved data access permissions within the Truss Edge Report Designer
  • Enhanced permissions to allow control by instrument type
  • Improved rounding of values in the trade editor (for when trades are allocated across funds and strategies)
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