PR NEWSWIRE: RiskSpan Announces Release of Institutional Risk Service Enhancements at GARP 2015

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of the GARP 2015 16th Annual Risk Management convention, RiskSpan, Inc. announced enhancements to its Institutional Risk Service that enables portfolio managers, investors, and asset owners to monitor and act on risk information across multiple asset classes. At a RiskSpan-hosted event in New York prior to the kick-off of GARP 2015, Bernadette Kogler, President and CEO of RiskSpan, remarked: “As regulators delve deeper into areas of systemic risk, fund managers find themselves challenged to provide metrics their investors now require.” In answering a question on missed correlations and underlapped modeling, Kogler emphasized that RiskSpan’s service provides a holistic view across all asset classes. This risk service enhancement corresponds with the arrival of Tony Glickman as the firm’s Chief Risk Strategist With decades of expertise in portfolio management, trading and investment risk advisory, Glickman is leading RiskSpan’s growth in providing risk analytics and risk advisory services to asset managers, hedge funds and global investors. Notable features of the new Institutional Risk Service include a complete VaR suite including Monte Carlo with full revaluation, flexible configurable stress tests in compliance with all recognized global regulators, comprehensive scenario analyses by risk factor and historical episode, and ad-hoc idiosyncratic reporting with hourly or overnight response times. Given that GARP 2015 is the world’s preeminent risk management conference, RiskSpan’s knowledge leader for operational transformation services, Tom Pappalardo, is attending to share his perspective on key risk matters and RiskSpan’s take on risk management themes for 2015. Pappalardo is meeting with GARP 2015 attendees to discuss prominent risk management issues, provide his view on topical matters critical to the interconnected global financial economy, and present new enhanced tools, such as RiskSpan’s Institutional Risk Service to manage risk. Founded in 2001, RiskSpan provides Risk Advisory, Managed Analytics and Technology services and solutions to financial services and capital markets organizations. Media Contact: Patrick Doherty, 703-956-5431 RELATED LINKS To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: SOURCE: RiskSpan, Inc.