A FASTER, BETTER WAY

TO MOBILIZE FINANCIAL ASSETS

The Baton platform automates and synchronizes the movement of assets to reduce risk
and accelerate settlement certainty. With Baton’s solutions, you can optimize the use of cash
and securities, reduce settlement costs and free up assets.

It’s simply a smarter way to do business.

WHAT BATON DOES

The Baton approach to optimizing the use of assets

AGGREGATE

We capture the assets and liabilities of counterparties through direct integration with banks, custodians and industry hubs

ASSESS

Our rules-based engine interacts with assets and liabilities to automate mutually agreed risk, liquidity and operating rules

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ACTIVATE

We synchronize and accelerate the movement of assets and obligations, as and when needed, for any security type, in any currency

INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

With Baton, you can address real and immediate challenges to your business performance without having to replace your existing technology. 

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Liquidity and funding constraints

Illiquid assets, locked for days in margining and funding processes, threatens profitability

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Operational and settlement risk

Legacy systems create risk and cost; inefficiencies prevail

Margin pressures

Firms are prevented from investing and innovating in new opportunities while securities are tied up

BATON IN ACTION

[BLOG] Preparing for the Perfect Storm

By Ferdinand Peelen – EMEA Director of Sales, Baton Systems  In March, we were confronted with a stark reminder of the challenges banks face during periods of extreme volatility, as  customers drew down on agreed credit facilities, and risk weighted assets (RWA) and...

[BLOG] Collateral Damage: How Market Volatility Impacts FCMs

By Ragu Raymond – Director of Business Development and Client Success, Baton Systems As COVID-19 advanced, financial markets experienced record volatility, resulting in record transaction volumes and collateral pledges at central clearing counterparties (CCPs). While...

[ARTICLE] How technology can free up capital in clearing systems

20 May 2020 | Increase in volatility and margin calls highlights importance of control over collateral By Arjun Jayaram, CEO and Founder of Baton Systems With the increase in the number and size of margin calls – as well as other financial obligations – speed,...

[PRESS RELEASE] Baton Systems Joins U.S. Faster Payments Council

Fremont, CA; May 20, 2020 -- Baton Systems (“Baton”), a provider of post-trade solutions for capital markets, today announced it has joined the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), an organization devoted to advancing faster payments in the United States. As a member...

[PODCAST] Risk Management in Volatile Markets

In light of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Baton is seeing significant pressure on market structure. Firms are unable to net payments due to infrastructure limitations. While financial institutions are evaluating their existing systems, the current climate is too...

[PRESS RELEASE] Baton Appoints Ragu Raymond as Director of Business Development & Client Success

Ragu Raymond has joined Baton Systems as Director of Business Development and Client Success, working closely with customers to optimise solutions to achieve their business goals. Based in London, Ragu is an experienced derivatives specialist with a track record in...

[VIDEO] Arjun Jayaram discusses COVID-19’s impact on the markets on Fintech Focus TV

In this Fintech Focus TV Special, Toby Babb, CEO of Harrington Starr is joined by Arjun Jayaram, Founder and CEO of Baton Systems. Arjun and Toby discuss the immediate and longer-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry and how they are looking to combat...

[ARTICLE] It’s called risk management for a reason

By Alex Knight – EMEA Head, Baton Systems Financial markets and their participants are experiencing an extended period of unprecedented stress – volumes and volatility are sky-high, while liquidity and confidence are in short supply.  In times of extreme...

[PRESS RELEASE] FIA Tech Selects Baton Systems to Streamline Futures Brokerage Payments

Fremont, CA; March 03, 2020 – FIA Tech, a leading provider of financial technology solutions for the futures industry, has selected Baton Systems (“Baton”), a provider of post-trade solutions for capital markets, to accelerate brokerage payments and shorten the...

[NEWS] Clearing the Final UMR Hurdles – Custodians and Sell-Side Provided Solutions

From DerivSource: Although the next wave of entrants impacted by the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) were granted a bit more breathing space to prepare, the challenges of implementing collateral management solutions should not be underestimated. Custodians, vendors and...

Next week, our CEO @ajayaram will be speaking on @HarringtonStarr's Fintech Influencer panel! Join Arjun and other experts as they discuss a blueprint for pandemic recovery in #fintech. Register: https://bit.ly/33ya7ok

#ICYMI: our CEO @ajayaram discussed market pressure, risk and #COVID19 impacts on the financial community in his latest @Counterpoint__ podcast. Tune in to learn how robust strategies and systems help mitigate risk. https://bit.ly/2SBLv7S

On Wednesday, August 19, @HarringtonStarr is hosting a Fintech Influencer Panel featuring our Founder and CEO @ajayaram. Register today to hear about how #fintech can help with post-pandemic growth in the financial markets. https://bit.ly/33ya7ok

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