Putnam Installs Reuters' Products For Enterprise-Wide Risk Management

RISK MANAGEMENT

BOSTON--Putnam Investments is implementing a company-wide risk management system with an integrated solution that combines Barra's risk models with Reuters' Sailfish risk management platform, according to sources.

Sources says Putnam is modifying Sailfish's value-at-risk calculation facility to incorporate accrual methodology and look at spreads for asset/liability management. Sailfish is primarily used at sell-side firms to manage data and data distribution and VAR calculations. Putnam is al