Quants Index Support for a Europe-based Investment Bank

  • $3.5m

    annualized cost savings

  • 55


  • 40,000

    indices being supported

  • 24*6


  • The client was looking for offshore support on index production prior to London open and was keen on extending capabilities in the portfolio and risk-modeling products.
  • The client wanted to set up an offshore support team to:
    • engage a pool of skilled resources to meet deadlines
    • reduce onshore operational costs
    • leverage a multi-functional team during different time zones
    • free up bandwidth for onshore teams to focus on value-added areas
  • Assigned a team of 2 FTEs to support the client’s Index Operations team
  • Invested heavily in training and continuous improvement programs
  • Implemented a night shift in Bangalore to support live US coverage
  • Delivered self-directed customized automation solutions that accelerated support:
    • Back testing dashboard for risk model
    • User-defined instruments (UDI) generator
  • Ramped up support in other areas, such as strategy indices, corporate actions and modeling support, including risk calibration and back testing
  • Delivered time-sensitive and high-quality support for indices:
    • Daily index monitoring and publishing
    • Monthly risk calibration
    • Reference data reconciliation
    • 24*6 support
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What we have done

Daily index management support to an ETF provider
What we are proud of


cost saving


operational bandwidth saving

Global benchmarks and investment management firm
What we are proud of


automated solution for data sourcing, processing and addressing manual errors and anomalies


cost reduction in TOM by establishing an offshore dedicated team of experts