Augustus takes CMA's CDS data for risk management

Augustus initially deployed its risk management engine from UK-based risk and trading software vendor Derivation Software in 2005 to support a convertible bond hedge fund. The firm has since added support for a broader range of asset classes to help it perform risk management functions across all of its funds.

Augustus signed a deal to use the CMA data in the second quarter of this year, after recognising a need to incorporate CDS data into the system to support increased trading in the asset

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