The Synergy Network provides a single, secure environment for multi-party collaboration

The Synergy Network

AccessFintech’s Synergy Network and self-service solutions extend and enrich data, workflow and technology across the transaction lifecycle for more transparency, faster resolution, fewer fails, and valuable benchmarking insights.

Join organizations such as Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan who are successfully processing a billion transactions monthly using an established Network with a critical mass of data, participants, and use cases.

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Product Suite

Pre-matching and Settlements

Pre-matching and Settlements

Problem

Trade Management exception workflow is currently reliant on significant email, excel and telephone interactions across participants. Multiple internal and external systems are in use across the market.

Solution

Real time exception pairing between counterparts assists in collaboration/investigation, resolution of exceptions via the AccessFintech platform with no requirement for email. Instruct via our platform using APIs connected to the source system. Your complete lifecycle is supported and including booking, confirmation, pre-matching, fails and settlement.

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Benefits

  • Reduced processing time
  • Reduced risk
  • Improved oversight
  • Underlying system retirement

CSDR

CSDR

Problem

The incoming CSDR regime will enforce settlement discipline for all finance organizations settling trades in Europe. The regulation will introduce daily penalties against all eligible trades as well as mandatory buy-ins.

Solution

A full lifecycle solution through a single infrastructure supports fail minimization, CSDR eligibility determination, buy-in and penalty calculation. AccessFintech also provides direct connectivity to buy-in agents and reference and pricing data.

Benefits

  • Single platform
  • End to end lifecycle management
  • Reduced risk
  • Increase efficiency
  • Multi-stakeholder management
  • Seamless regulatory adherence

Inventory Stock Record

Inventory Stock Record

Problem

The market suffers from a lack of availability of inventory data across organizations. There is a high volume of email traffic and multiple system log-ins to check inventory statuses. Frequently, trade settlements fail due to inventory management delays.

Solution

AccessFintech provides a collated view of inventory information across your entire organization including depot and stock on loan details. Open trades per security queried are displayed alongside inventory information to support fail prevention through informed requests.

Benefits

  • Reduced mail traffic
  • Reduced processing time
  • Reduced risk
  • Efficient oversight of inventory

Margin Manager

Margin Manager

Problem

Regulatory margin thresholds are being reduced year on year, requiring increasingly efficient management. In many organizations, margin is managed by instrument-specific teams, prevent cross product calculation that would allow for more efficient margin management. Discrepancies across all stages of the lifecycle are significant drivers of manual effort.

Solution

AccessFintech can manage cross product, with pre-warning of potential margin issues and auto reconciliation of exceptions using flexible systemic rules/tolerances.

Benefits

  • Reduced mail traffic
  • Reduced processing time
  • Reduced risk
  • Capital unlock
  • Streamlined process
  • Improved accuracy
  • Underlying system retirement

Repo Confirmation Gateway

Repo Confirmation Gateway

Problem

Repo confirmation is supported by multiple vendors, with banks often connecting to more than one provider to support client preferences. This high cost process also leads to lengthy onboarding for providers. Each vendor then sends and receivers information in their own preferred format, leading to either more build or increased manual effort for the banks.

Solution

We provide access to multiple vendors via AccessFintech’s VendorGateway which reduces onboarding, distribution and build costs. We normalize repo data to multiple vendors and clients and aggregate exceptions from relevant vendors. You can see a collated view of repo exceptions across clients and vendors.

Benefits

  • Reduced onboarding
  • Distribution and build costs
  • Streamlined process
  • Reduced cost of processing

Cash Payment Matching

Cash Payment Affirmations

Problem

Payment management is often manual and reactive, resulting in overdrafts/claims due to late application of payments and mismatched amounts.

Solution

AccessFintech provides the aggregation and publication of payment data prior to pay date to facilitate payment affirmation. We provide real time exception pairing which reduces erroneous and missed payments by allowing participants to collaborate via the AccessFintech platform. You can instruct via the platform using API’s connected to the source system. We support adherence to FIX-led derivative payment protocol.

Benefits

  • Reduced risk
  • Reduced reconciliation
  • Reduced rework
  • Improved oversight

ETD Allocation and Confirmation

ETD Allocation and Confirmation

Problem

ETD statuses are typically communicated through, and resolved via, email, Excel and telephone conversations. With multiple platforms used across the street, significant manual effort is invested in understanding and resolving issues.

Solution

AccessFintech provides real time exception pairing between counterparts. This assists in the collaboration/investigation/resolution of exceptions via the platform (with no requirement for email.) You can instruct via platform using APIs connected to the source system.

Benefits

  • Reduced processing time
  • Reduced risk
  • Improved oversight
  • Underlying system retirement

ABOR / IBOR Reconciliation

ABOR / IBOR Reconciliation

Problem

Financial institutions experience regular discrepancies between client, accounting and custodian position. Late identification of exceptions can lead to erroneous position reporting and the associated implications. There are multiple reconciliation platforms in use across the market and even inside individual organizations.

Solution

AccessFintech provides real time exception pairing between counterparts. This assists in the collaboration, investigation and resolution of exceptions via our platform, with no requirement for email. You can auto reconcile exceptions using our flexible systemic rules.

Benefits

  • Reduced processing time
  • Reduced risk
  • Improved accuracy
  • Underlying system retirement

FinCrime and Market Abuse

FinCrime and Market Abuse

Problem

Market monitoring and surveillance systems do not have access to the data required to detect all types of financial crime and market abuse. A high volume of false alerts require manual investigation and regulation is increasing in this space.

Solution

AccessFintech provides monitoring and surveillance across multiple organizations, cross-broker and cross-jurisdiction using the Synergy network data to identify multi-party activity and risk assess. Our early risk detection allows issues to be addressed at inception.

Benefits

  • Reduced processing time
  • Reduced risk
  • Capital unlock
  • Improved accuracy
  • Underlying system retirement
  • Reduced onboarding
  • Distribution and build costs

Regulatory Reporting

Regulatory Reporting

Problem

Multiple providers currently confirm eligibility and validation across financial institutions. There is a significant manual effort and email required to produce and track the submission of required reporting. Late identification of exceptions leads to increased re-work and risk.

Solution

AccessFintech can highlight reporting issues (incomplete data and ineligible transactions) in
real time. The early identification of exceptions allows issues to be corrected at source. Clients can eradicate the need for manual reconciliation up front and post reporting.

Benefits

  • Reduced processing time
  • Improved accuracy
  • Underlying system retirement
  • Reduced onboarding
  • Distribution and build costs

Loan Agent Data Transparency/Confirmation

Loan Agent Data Transparency/Confirmation

Problem

The market suffers from a lack of transparency around agent data. There is significant email traffic associated with requesting and confirming data. The absence of data reconciliation leads to incorrect payments and associated kickback and rework.

Solution

With AccessFintech you can ingest and normalize data across all agents/lenders, providing a self-service tool for lenders to see all of their contract level data. Agents benefit from significant reduction in queries. All parties have access to collaboration and workflow tools to assign ownership and collaborate on discrepancies to resolution.

Benefits

  • Data aggregation
  • Normalization and transparency
  • Reduced email traffic
  • Streamlined process
  • More efficient process for all parties involved

3 core capabilities include:

Data
Collaboration
data collaboration

Increase transparency and benchmarking

  • Single, secure, interactive environment with easy onboarding, regardless of data format
  • Transparency into transaction data and end-to-end workflows
  • Benchmarking insights for improvement and cost optimization
Workflow Optimization
data collaboration

Speed and simplify transactions

  • Self-service solutions for transaction automation, resolution and decision-making in multi-provider environment
  • Digitally execute interactions from purchase to settlement to payment in one place
  • Optimize workflows and workforces by evaluating and managing risk, recommend solutions, share workloads and track actions
Technology Distribution
Technology Distribution

Reduce technology TCO

  • Onboard new and approved technologies once on the network
  • Repurpose the same connectivity across the ecosystem
  • Share costs, have more choice and no onboarding complexity