NEW YORK, HONG KONG and LONDON, September 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Hazeltree, the leading provider of integrated cash management and portfolio finance solutions to alternative investment managers, and IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a global leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced a strategic alliance to provide clients with an integrated treasury and portfolio finance solution powered by the IHS Securities Financing dataset Markit, industry leader. Our integrated solutions allow our clients to trade and operate in a more direct, transparent and efficient manner and to gain a composite overview of all of their positions, margins and risk profile.
Hazeltree’s products help more than 200 leading hedge fund managers around the world transform the way they manage counterparties to increase returns by 40 to 80 basis points, optimize fees, minimize cost. exposure and protect assets. Hazeltree’s leadership position in the market is best illustrated by the fact that 8 of the 20 largest hedge funds in the world are powered by Hazeltree treasury products.
IHS Markit’s Securities Finance data helps hedge fund managers gain a competitive advantage, by providing an alternative end-to-end value chain that includes a wide range of data sets, tools and techniques for analyzing stock loan data and access to experts to explain the content of the data. The IHS Markit Securities Finance dataset provides cutting-edge analysis on demand, supply and borrowing costs for short sellers. IHS Markit offers its clients global transparency on short-term interest dynamics, supporting investment decisions, asset allocation and risk management.
“Our mission is not only to provide the broadest, deepest, and most accurate data and analysis, but also to help our clients across all segments meet and solve the other challenges they face when are navigating the equity lending market, ”said Paul Wilson, Managing Director and Global Head of Securities Funding at IHS Markit. “Bringing together Hazeltree’s expertise and data from IHS Markit to produce an integrated solution fits that goal perfectly and is exactly what our customers need. “
“Given the significant overlap of the IHS Markit and Hazeltree customer base, it makes perfect sense to provide our joint customers with this valuable capability,” said Sameer Shalaby, President and CEO, Hazeltree. “We are delighted to be working with IHS Markit to support Alternative Investment Managers with our industry-leading combination solution. “
About IHS Markit
IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is a global leader in critical information, analysis and solutions for key industries and markets that power economies around the world. The company delivers next-generation information, analysis and solutions to its business, finance and government clients, improving their operational efficiency and providing in-depth insights that lead to informed and secure decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 commercial and government clients, including 80% of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions.
Hazeltree is the leading provider of cloud-based cash management solutions, serving hedge funds, private markets, asset managers, fund administrators, financial institutions and pension funds with powerful capabilities and proactive performance improvement and risk mitigation that drive alpha from operations, reduce a range of liquidity and funding risks, and streamline operations. Hazeltree’s integrated cash management solution includes comprehensive cash management, securities financing, collateral and margin management, and counterparty management. Hazeltree is headquartered in New York with offices in London and Hong Kong. Visit www.hazeltree.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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