Clarus Risk Solutions

Risk reporting solutions are modular and customizable and typically built around RiskMonitor® and TopSheets®, detailed below.

Solutions can either be administered by Clarus, or deployed, to clients.

In addition to these core solutions, Clarus can undertake consulting projects, provide staff to support client risk functions or provide training on risk measurement and management.

Alternative Investments Feature Summary

About RiskMonitor

RiskMonitor® is an award-winning institutional risk aggregation and reporting solution which provides an independent appraisal of investment risk compliance and financial risk exposures for: AIFs (PE, RE, fund of funds and hedge); UCITS; managed accounts; trading desks and financial institutions, including FX brokerages.

RiskMonitor® provides customizable risk reporting suitable for boards, risk committees and investors as well as risk data required for regulatory submissions such as Annex IV.

Discover more in the feature matrix or within our liquid assets brochure or PE & RE brochure

Restrictions Monitoring

  • Over 50 existing investment restrictions including UCITS restrictions, leverage and diversifications limits.
  • Apply ‘unpermitted asset’ rules to an entire asset-class, specific category or specific securities.
  • Implement custom restrictions such as ESG criteria or any other client specific risk criteria.

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Account Aggregation

  • Aggregate position-level risk of distinct portfolios or accounts into a single, coherent report.
  • Addresses requirements of fund of funds or managed accounts.
  • Risk analytics detail contribution to risk and performance by manager.

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Attribution Analysis

  • A traditional attribution analysis, with daily and weekly performance attribution versus a benchmark split between allocation, selection and interaction.
  • A factor based attribution providing analysis on returns attributable to systematic and unsystematic risk.

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Multi-Asset Risk Model

  • Coverage of 18 distinct asset classes supported by distinct risk and analytical methods.
  • Asset-class coverage includes: Commodity Options and Futures, Exotics and Converts.
  • Provision of multi-asset risk model with over 150 explanatory variables for scenario/stress-testing and risk attribution.

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Illiquid Assets

  • Map illiquid assets to proxy assets applicable for private companies, structured products and OTC derivatives.
  • Meet ESMA requirements to look through structured products to underlying instruments for calculating exposure.
  • Private equity and real estate funds are provided for via a dedicated, separate solution.

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Report Generation

  • The content and formatting of reports are entirely customizable.
  • Reports can be designed to address the requirements of investors as well as to meet internal regulatory and governance demands.

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Restrictions Monitoring

Account Aggregation

Attribution Analysis

Multi-Asset Risk Model

Illiquid Assets

Report Generation

Fiduciary Feature Summary

About TopSheets

TopSheets® is a flexible fiduciary risk solution based on experience and knowledge of the fiduciary industry coupled with institutional risk and reporting technology.

TopSheets® provides leading trust companies and family offices with a highly customized risk reporting solution.

Discover more by viewing the TopSheets brochure or in the feature matrix…

Traffic Light System

  • Accounts are evaluated with an objective ‘traffic-light’ system applicable across mandate types.
  • Provision of supporting risk framework to be used in conjunction with TopSheets reporting.

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Management Reporting

  • Quick identification of exceptions across all accounts.
  • Inclusion of action points and additional notes.
  • Reporting designed to supplement individual TopSheets reports.

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Account Aggregation

  • Aggregate risk of distinct portfolios or accounts into a single, coherent risk report.
  • Addresses requirements of complex structures and family offices.
  • Performance analytics detail contribution to risk and performance by manager.

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Multi-Factor Risk Model

  • Risk model designed for ‘absolute return’ mandates.
  • Model measures exposure to equity, fixed income and interest rate risk factors.
  • Model enables stress-testing and style drift analysis.

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Investment Risk

  • Intuitive and  flexible approach to investment risk.
  • Complementary analytics and statistics to enable thorough appraisal of risk and return.

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Peer Analysis

  • Reporting across similar mandates, useful for appraisal of an investment manager.
  • Peer analysis reports assist with manager review and selection.

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Traffic Light System

Management Reporting

Account Aggregation

Multi-Factor Risk Model

Investment Risk

Peer Analysis

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