Middle & Back Office – Outsourcing for banks and brokers

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Our bank and broker clients are facing multiple challenges: managing the cost and complexity of regulatory compliance, achieving operational efficiency and economies of scale, dealing with margin compression and the need to focus resources on core activities to meet competitive pressures.

You must also meet customer demand for new markets and asset classes by working with a partner who can provide broad market access and rapid implementation. Supporting new digital business models will force many to increase their expenditure on enhanced capabilities.

Our outsourcing solutions

Our middle and back office outsourcing solutions let you channel your multi-market trade processing through a single global provider.

The flexible components of our solution make it simple for you to outsource specific parts of your execution, middle and back office functions.

By working with us, you benefit from our commitment to our outsourcing solution:

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Global reach and local expertise: connectivity to 90+ global markets, with experienced local experts

Maximum operational efficiency: service from a trusted market leader and top five global custodian[i]

Cost-effective service: fees in line with your volumes

Risk management and future proofing: service adapted and enhanced in line with latest changes

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Flexible and complete service: range of options to cover the full post-trade life cycle

Digital and innovation: core platform investment and new technology initiatives

Middle office outsourcing

Interfaced with your front office systems, we provide you with direct middle office support to monitor the lifecycle of each trade post-execution. Our solution enables you to focus on strategic priorities, e.g. research and execution, by outsourcing the matching, allocation, valuation and confirmation of your trades in over 90 markets.

Our middle office platform interfaces with Omgeo Alert and Central Trade Manager modules, meaning that you benefit from the automated capture of standing settlement instructions and a streamlined allocation of block trades that enhance the trade confirmation process.

Back office outsourcing

Outsourcing post-trade services enables you to benefit from economies of scale and the mutualisation of costs by appointing an expert in this area.

The main scope of assets covered by our back office outsourcing platform are equities and fixed income. You benefit from an extended plug and play interface for derivatives, repos and forex trades, with our clearing and market financing product suites.

Multi-direct network access

In today’s fast changing marketplace, you need to access new markets at the minimum cost within the shortest timescale, while efficiently managing a vast network across the globe. We offer direct instruction and reporting capabilities through a single interface to over 90 markets. This helps you react quickly to business opportunities by shortening deployment time and removing the complexity involved with implementing and managing moves into new markets.

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NeoLink offers clients a comprehensive set of tools to manage information, monitor activity and communicate with us. It has been designed to give ‘always on’ access to extensive sets of organised and clearly presented information. All in one place, you can customise views and reports, retrieve documents and initiate transactions.

Key Figures[ii]
  • Dedicated post-trade platform has been live for more than 10 years
  • Consistent investment in the platform to future proof operations and enhance service levels
  • Global coverage from 4 main locations: Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Paris
  • Proprietary network in 27 major markets worldwide
  • Over 90 markets covered worldwide

[i] Based on AUC

[ii] Figures valid as of 31/12/2022