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Margin Reform and Margin Tonic will offer consulting services to AcadiaSoft clients

Norwell, MA, April 28, 2020 – AcadiaSoft Inc., the leading industry provider of risk and collateral management services for the non-cleared derivatives community, today announced new partnerships with collateral management consultancy firms Margin Reform and Margin Tonic. The partnerships will assist clients with Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) compliance.

“The final initial margin phases will fall on mostly smaller firms with limited internal resources to manage all of the moving parts of UMR compliance,” said Fred Dassori, Head of Strategic Development at AcadiaSoft. “We’re pleased to make it simple for our clients to access the expertise of both Margin Reform and Margin Tonic as we navigate the IM rules, addressing challenges and finding solutions together.”

Margin Reform advises clients on strategy, insight and delivery across derivatives, repo and securities lending for the margin, collateral and legal domains. Margin Tonic helps clients define, deliver and accelerate high-quality change within collateral and post-trade domains. The partnerships will give clients access to a suite of UMR educational workshops, analysis, strategy advice, IT and operational change delivery, project management and training.

“Our partnership with AcadiaSoft enables us to provide clients with a unique one-stop-shop for UMR compliance by bringing together two teams of collateral experts,” said Shaun Murray, Managing Director, CEO of Margin Reform. “Working together, we will help firms design and structure an approach to ensure a smooth ride towards UMR compliance.”

“AcadiaSoft has expanded the collateral industry’s central hub of technology solutions over the past ten years and continues to play a crucial role as the industry grapples with rising collateral costs and pending regulations,” said Chris Watts, Co-founder and Director of Margin Tonic. “Our partnership will help clients accelerate their collateral transformation objectives, covering both IT and operational change, via our suite of expertise-led consultancy services.”

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ABOUT ACADIASOFT
AcadiaSoft, Inc. is the leading industry provider of risk and collateral management services for the non-cleared derivatives community. AcadiaPlus is a new generation open platform that provides the sell-side, the buy-side and fund administrators with specialist applications and a third-party partner ecosystem for the straight-through processing of the entire risk mitigation lifecycle. Backed by 16 major industry participants and market infrastructures, AcadiaSoft is used by a community of more than 1350 firms exchanging approximately $700B of collateral on a daily basis via its margin automation services. AcadiaSoft is headquartered in Norwell, MA, and has offices in London, New York and Tokyo. For more information, visit acadiasoft.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

ABOUT MARGIN REFORM
Margin Reform helps clients operating in the financial sector to provide strategy, insight and delivery across derivatives, repo and securities lending for the margin, collateral and legal domains. Our senior industry practitioners and transformative service model reduces the time to market on key revenue ideas, brings clarity to regulatory demands and competitive advantage to our clients’ most challenging problems.
https://www.marginreform.com/our-services/
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ABOUT MARGIN TONIC
Margin Tonic are the industry leaders to define, deliver and accelerate high-quality change within collateral and post-trade domains.

Key business objectives we help our clients accelerate include minimised total cost of collateral, regulatory compliance, IT architecture rationalisation, collateral optimisation strategy, vendor selection and more.

We support clients globally, covering Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific, including buy-side and sell-side firms, Custodians and industry service providers. Please visit our website for more information on our focus areas, including our ‘IM Tonic’ portal – www.margintonic.com. Likewise please follow us on LinkedIn.

Contacts:

AcadiaSoft
Laura Craft
+44 20 3954 0196
laura.craft@acadiasoft.com

Eleis Brennan
+1-212-754-5610
ebrennan@intermarket.com

Margin Reform
Shaun Murray
+44 (0)20 3662 8805
shaun@marginreform.com

Margin Tonic
Chris Watts
+44 77 348 163 96
chris@margintonic.com