News Archive


  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 12.2

    VPD is pleased to announce the release of VPD Risk & Performance 12.2 and VPD Web Portal 6.1, combining new features requested by our clients and enhancements in response to changing market needs.

  • VPD at SUPRA 29-30 November

    VPD is once again a proud sponsor of SUPRA, The Summit of Performance, Risk & Attribution, in London on November 29-30th. We will be showcasing our new release as well as discussing VPD Managed Services, and our new clients to the service. Our Business Team is collating data, calculating performance and attribution, combining this with ex-ante Risk for our clients, producing and distributing reports to their clients directly.For more information on SUPRA, please see the Osney Media website https://www.supra-europe.com/

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 12.0

    VPD is pleased to announce the release of VPD Risk & Performance 12.0 and VPD Web Portal 6.0, combining new features requested by our clients and enhancements in response to changing market needs.

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 11.8

    Continuing our agile development cycle, VPD is pleased to announce the release of VPD Risk & Performance 11.8 with VPD Web Portal release 5.8. These combine new features requested by our clients, with input from auditors and our various partners.

  • VPD at PMAR 2017

    VPD will be exhibiting at the PMAR Europe Conference in London, June 14th-15th, 2017

  • VPD Web Portal - new release available

    The VPD Web Portal has been revamped and the new release is loaded with user friendly functions for asset managers

  • VPD welcomes Elizabeta Masic

    As our latest addition to VPD Professional Services, Elizabeta will strengthen the VPD Business Consulting and Implementation Services with her 10 years in the financial industry.

  • VPD Risk & Performance and the ISEC Secura API interface

    VPD has set itself ahead of the other providers by developing and implementing VSIs; Vendor Specific Interfaces which link directly with systems, adapting to the data sources our clients currently have.

  • White Paper on Strategies to cope with the Regulatory Requirements

    Following his presentation at PMAR 2016, Lars Lundberg, Senior IT Consultant at VPD, issues a whitepaper discussing Strategies to cope with the Regulatory Requirements for Asset Managers effectively.

  • VPD Newsletter: September 2016

    In this Newsletter we share news and details of our recent experience providing services and solutions to Asset Managers.

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 11.2

    This release includes new interface with ISEC SECURA, enhanced interfaces for risk engines, index vendors, and also new reports and data management together with general improvements.

  • VPD Risk & Performance - Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs)

    VPD Risk & Performance provides automated functions to calculate performance scenarios, VaR and the corresponding Market Risk Measure (MRM) class as required by PRIIPs, with the VPD Web Portal reporting used when compiling the KID.

  • VPD Managed Services - Data Management On-Demand

    The VPD Data Management tools in VPD Risk & Performance aid the process of consolidating, reconciling, publishing and distributing your data, as well as retaining all historic static and time series data as a Golden Copy. Combined with VPD Managed Services, we are able to offer "VPD Data Management On-Demand".

  • VPD Professional Services - Internal Audit requirement under AIFMD

    VPD provides Professional Services for risk governance and internal controls for AIF managers ...

  • VPD Newsletter: April 2016

    In this Newsletter we share news and details of our recent experience.

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 10.9

    Among other features, the new release includes new Composite Management support, refined links with external sources, and even closer integration with risk engines.

  • AFA Insurance go into production with VPD Fixed Income Attribution, part of the VPD Risk & Performance suite

    VPD Fixed Income Attribution has been implemented to provide daily, automated analysis, covering data management, attribution and report production, with the main bond analysis sitting with the middle office, and results serving the front office via the VPD Web Portal.

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 10.8 and TSAM 2016

    The new release includes new Attribution Reports, extended features in VPD Risk VSI, and support for new indices. At TSAM 2016 we will demonstrate the user-friendly and powerful interface.

  • VPD sponsors TSAM 2016

    VPD is a proud sponsor of TSAM, March 15th, 2016, London ...

  • VPD Newsletter: January 2016

    In this Newsletter we share news and details of our recent experience.

  • Cross industry impact from regulations - Solvency II and Data Management

    Michael Weitman, Senior Consultant/Manager with over 20 years of experience at VPD, discusses "Cross industry impact from regulations - Why fund management companies should care about Solvency II"

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 10.7

    To begin the New Year, VPD is pleased to announce the release of VPD Risk & Performance 10.7 with a host of new enhancements for our clients and the market as we tackle the challenges that 2016 will bring.

  • VPD Risk & Performance: Value-At-Risk (VaR) Backtesting, UCITS IV

    Value-at-Risk (VaR) is a widely used risk measure and its calculation is a complex task, with many mathematical and statistical assumptions, so VaR models have to be tested using statistical tools.

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 10.5, and SUPRA 2015

    VPD Risk & Performance follows an agile development programme, which allows ourDevelopment team to release enhancements and modifications regularly.

  • VPD Risk & Performance: Fixed Income Attribution

    Fixed Income Attribution is complex by nature and can be difficult to communicate effectively. VPD Fixed Income Attribution aligns with any investment process and results can easily be communicated, definition of attribution effects can be customised, at any level of granularity. Additionally, the model allows for factors to be grouped together to present broader effects of interest to the client.

  • VPD Risk & Performance: Automated workflow producing SRRI - part of the Key Information Document disclosures for UCITS

    In its technical advice to the European Commission on the Key Information Document for UCITS, the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) proposed the use of a synthetic indicator (SRRI) for funds’ risk and reward disclosure and, where relevant, the risks that are not fully captured by the indicator.

  • VPD Risk & Performance Release 10.4

  • VPD Risk & Performance: Commission Sharing Agreements

    The rules around the use of dealing commission have been the focus of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for many years.

  • VPD Risk & Performance: COREP and FINREP

    With the introduction of two new reporting frameworks from the European Banking Authority (EBA), Financial Reporting Standard (FINREP) and Common Reporting Standard (COREP), our clients faced the challenge of data management, risk management and regulatory reporting to comply with these standards.

  • VPD Risk & Performance version 10.3

    VPD is proud to announce the release of VPD Risk & Performance 10.3, with a host of new enhancements included, continuing to serve our clients across the globe.

  • VPD at PMAR Europe, June 15-16, 2015, London

  • VPD at TSAM Europe, March 17, 2015, London

  • DIAM International selects VPD Composites, part of the VPD Risk & Performance product series

    DIAM International is the London based asset management business of the DIAM Group, headquartered in Tokyo, with over USD 146 billion AUM (as of 30th September 2014) worldwide.

  • VPD Financial Software Consulting: Data solutions to monitor risk

    Q&A with Anders Gunnarsson, Head Of Risk at Alfred Berg

  • VPD at SUPRA 24-25th September, 2014

  • VPD at PMAR V Europe 10-11th June, 2014

  • VPD Managed Services: AIFMD

    VPD offers an automated, structured approach to the data management and reporting requirements outlined in the AIFMD, in order to help you and your managers achieve compliance across all your funds and fund management entities

  • VPD Risk & Performance 9.0 Release Party, Stockholm

    VPD is proud to announce the release of VPD Risk & Performance 9.0 with an event on Thursday March 13th, 2014, in Stockholm.

  • Solvency II from asset management perspective

    VPD is attending the Solvency II seminar on Friday the 6th of December arranged by the Swedish FSA (Finansinspektionen) that will present the latest updates and its view of the local implementation of Eiopa’s preliminary guidelines.

  • VPD is once again, proud to sponsor the TSAM Europe 2014 conference

  • VPD launches the VPD YouTube Channel presenting overviews of our solutions

  • VPD is a proud sponsor of SUPRA London, in 2013

  • VPD is proud to sponsor PMAR IV Europe in 2013

  • VPD officially launches VPD Managed Services with a range of tailored options

    VPD Managed Services is designed so you can benefit from our solutions without the worry of system maintenance, managing processes, data controls or pressing deadlines.

  • Alfred Berg Asset Management AB, a BNP Paribas Investment Partner, has chosen VPD Risk & Performance as UCITS IV risk reporting platform

    “Risk reporting is a complex business where data requirements are extensive. In response to this I value the solution, based on VPD Risk & Performance, as it is a highly automated process, with data quality assurance, to meet regulatory requirements as part of the reporting”, says Blanca Løvic, Head of Risk and Compliance at Alfred Berg.

  • VPD introduces a UCITS IV Risk Reporting solution based on the flagship product VPD Risk & Performance

    In close collaboration with clients, VPD has developed a reporting package to meet regulatory and analytical requirements for RISK

  • VPD Risk & Performance is chosen as Global Risk Reporting Platform

    One of VPD’s highly prestigious clients since many years, a leading global bank based in Scandinavia, has chosen to extend its use of VPD Risk & Performance.

  • VPD Risk & Performance is chosen as Global Performance Solution by BBVA AM

    BBVA AM is a global asset management company present in Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America, with assets under management exceeding €120 billion worldwide.

  • AMF, a leading life insurance company, chooses VPD Attribution, part of VPD Risk & Performance, to enhance its reporting and analytical capabilities

    AMF, a leading life insurance company, chooses VPD Attribution, part of VPD Risk & Performance, to enhance its reporting and analytical capabilities.

  • East Capital selects VPD Market Data Centre, part of the product series VPD Risk & Performance, to validate security prices

    East Capital is a leading independent asset manager specialising in Eastern European financial markets, with EUR 3.3bn in assets under management, both in public and private equity.

  • Telge Kraft selects VPD as partner to enhance its power portfolio management and reporting services

    Telge Kraft is a leading provider of professional Portfolio Management Services in the Nordic region, with an annual turnover of some SEK 2.7 billion and 8 TWh.

  • Carnegie Investment Bank selects VPD Attribution and VPD GIPS & Composites part of the product series VPD Risk & Performance

    Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) is a leading independent investment bank. The division Carnegie Asset Management offers high-quality asset management products to institutional fund managers and mutual funds.

  • March newsletter

    One of VPD’s long-term clients, a leading Nordic provider of traditional life assurance, has successfully implemented a product from VPD to enhance and automate risk reporting using RiskMetrics’ services

  • The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund has chosen a software solution from VPD to link portfolio and attribution systems to the risk models in BarraOne

  • Handelsbanken Asset Management chooses VPD Market Data Centre for index data management

    Svenska Handelsbanken's principal activity is to provide universal banking and financial services. The Bank operates through branches in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Great Britain.

  • VPD as SimCorp Dimension Certified Professional

    VPDs highly specialised consulting services for SimCorp Dimension has now been brought to a new level.

  • MiFID – established as core competence for VPD consultants in Finance & IT

    MiFID - Markets in Financial Instruments Directive - is a reality from 1st November 2007. VPD is involved in a number of projects for banks and asset managers preparing their organisations, processes and systems formulating and implementing strategies to comply with MiFID.

  • VPD is sponsoring the event PARM15 - Performance, Attribution, Risk Management Forum, London, 12-14 November 2007

    VPD will be exhibiting at the PARM15 in London, 12-14 November.

  • VPD is sponsoring the event Nordic Investment Strategies in Stockholm 23-24 April 2007

    VPD is silver sponsor and will exhibit at the event to meet with clients and demonstrate our competence and products to the audience.

  • VPD is sponsoring TSAM 2007 – Technology Solutions for Asset Managers – in London 7 March

    VPD is sponsoring TSAM 2007 in London 7th March. TSAM (Technology Solutions for Asset Management) has become the leading UK forum focusing exclusively on asset management technology and operations.

  • VPD Risk & Performance, version 3.3

    Version 3.3 of the flagship product for asset managers - VPD Risk & Performance - has been released.

  • The leading insurance company in the Nordic region, If P&C insurance, have chosen VPD VaR, part of VPD Risk & Performance

    If P&C Insurance is the leading property and casualty insurance company in the Nordic region, with approximately 3.6 million customers in the Nordic and Baltic countries.

  • VPD is sponsoring TSAM 2006 – Technology Solutions for Asset Managers – in London 7 March

    VPD is sponsoring TSAM 2006. TSAM has become the leading forum in the UK focusing specifically on the technology and operations related issues facing asset management companies.

  • VPD is sponsoring the 9th Annual conference: Investing in Fixed Income for Nordic Market Players, held in Stockholm on 2-3 February 2006

  • PARM Exhibition

    VPD will exhibit at the 13th Annual PARM – Performance Measurement, Attribution & Risk event, 7-10 November 2005, in London.

  • VPD Risk & Performance, version 3.1

    A new version of the flagship product VPD Risk & Performance is now available. The full series of best of breed solutions for asset managers has been brought to a new level in VPD Risk & Performance, version 3.1.

  • FIM chooses VPD Market Data Centre for integrating market data to its systems and operations covering Asset Management - Brokerage - Corporate Finance

    FIM Group Ltd has signed a license agreement for the best-of-breed product VPD Market Data Centre, part of VPD Risk & Performance.

  • VPD Risk & Performance, version 3.0

    A new version of the flagship product VPD Risk & Performance is now available. The full series of best of breed solutions for asset managers has been brought to a new level in VPD Risk & Performance, version 3.0.

  • Successful implementation of VPD Risk & Performance, Front-to-Back edition. The Swedish Asset Manager Kammarkollegiet has gone live with VPD Risk & Performance

    The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency, “Kammarkollegiet” manages assets in foundations and trusts for clients linked to the state or the Church of Sweden. The role of the agency in asset administration is to provide an in-house alternative for the state sector in the broad sense.

  • Improved functions in the mid-office tool for attribution analysis, VPD Explorer

    The VPD Explorer, covering attribution analysis and drill down functions forvarious risk and performance data has now been released in a new and furtherimproved version. The graphical user interface is even stronger. The flexibility isunrivalled when it comes to the options to slice-and-dice the performance andrisk data in any manner of your choice. The user interface is straightforward andvery appealing.

  • Exhibition in London

    VPD has decided to exhibit the flagship product VPD Risk & Performanceat Technology Solutions for Asset Management (TSAM), 9th June 2005,the Brewery, London

  • New real-time market data source in VPD Market Data Centre

    VPD Market Data Centre integrates portfolio and back office systems with marketdata providers, and automates the process of importing, exporting and validatingboth real-time data and on-demand data. Data covered is prices, indexconstituents, static data and corporate actions. VPD Market Data Centre is one ofthe best-of-breed modules in the flagship product VPD Risk & Performance.