SunGard has partnered with BlazePortfolio Systems to provide real-time electronic trading executions and allocations through SunGard Global Network (SGN) Securities using BlazePortfolio’s Atom Align OMS platform. ATOM ALIGN is a multi-custodian, web-based modeling and trade order management solution for investment advisors, wealth management, trusts, broker-dealers and multi-family office clients. Through SGN Securities, Atom Align clients can streamline their trading process while helping improve execution quality and transparency. SGN Securities, an order routing network for equities, fixed income and options, provides access to 130+ markets worldwide, connecting over 2,000 asset managers and 500 brokers through 30 international hubs.
“Connectivity with SGN Securities helps our clients automate their trading process,” said BlazePortfolio president Bryson Pouw. “Our clients are continually challenged to maximize efficiency and an end-to-end solution can help them save valuable time.”
“We are committed to helping customers increase operational efficiencies throughout the entire trade lifecycle” said Raj Mahajan president of SunGard’s global trading business. “SGN Securities and BlazePortfolio’s integration helps our customers meet data requirements with added FIX connectivity in one seamless offering.”
The partnership helps automate manual inputs currently required by investment advisors and eliminates the process of phoning, faxing or manually uploading trade files to custodians. Trading messages can be communicated using a site-to-site secure tunnel between the ATOM ALIGN Cloud Platform and SGN Securities. Using the ATOM ALIGN FIX service to electronically route trades through SGN Securities, can help advisors increase focus on their client business.
About ATOM ALIGN®
ATOM ALIGN is a multi-custodian, web-based modeling and trade order management solution for investment advisor, wealth management, trust, broker dealer, and multi-family office clients. ATOM ALIGN streamlines the portfolio and household model rebalancing process with its intuitive design and comprehensive features. The trading and OMS capabilities in ATOM ALIGN include real-time electronic trading via FIX (Financial Information eXchange) and execution management. The ATOM ALIGN Cloud service is a fully hosted solution that delivers scalability and secure access. The system is fully integrated with the leading portfolio accounting and back-office outsourcing providers.
Chicago-based BlazePortfolio Systems LLC offers streamlined technology solutions to investment organizations including software products, seamless implementations and business process improvement consulting. Launched in 2005 as Fascet Chicago LLC, BlazePortfolio brings more than two decades of experience in investment management operations and technology. The BlazePortfolio team has worked with more than 100 investment firms, ranging from individual advisors to global institutions with more than $1 trillion in assets under management. Visit BlazePortfolio online at www.blazeportfolio.com for more information.
About the SunGard Global Network (SGN)
A trade automation and connectivity solution, the SunGard Global Network links institutions throughout the financial services value chain, offering services for equities, fixed income, listed derivatives, mutual funds, money market funds and other cash equivalents. SGN helps automate the entire trade lifecycle, from order execution through to post-trade processing. It facilitates trading on over 120 markets worldwide and links more than 1,800 asset managers with over 500 brokers, as well as interconnecting with major third-party order-routing networks. SGN’s international connectivity hubs also support low-latency market data delivery from global markets.
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves more than 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue of about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 434 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company.
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SGN Brokerage Services offered in the United States are provided by SunGard Institutional Brokerage Inc., Member FINRA / SIPC.