Thomas Murray was founded in 1994 as a research-based analytics, data, information and technology firm specialising in post-trade counterparty and financial market infrastructure risk. Today, the company provides comprehensive data-driven evaluation and monitoring of global, regional and local market custodians, cash correspondents, prime brokers, transfer agents, CSDs, CCPs and local capital markets together with industry-tailored applications for monitoring regulations, taxes, and market practices in over 100 markets.
Thomas Murray supports network management teams via:
Market Intelligence: Securities Market Profiles, Cash & Treasury Market Profiles, CSD Risk Assessments, CCP Risk Assessment and Country Asset Safety Risk Assessments. All information is maintained on a daily basis, with newsflashes advising of changes to the information. Clients also have the option to disseminate the information to their clients under a licensing arrangement.
Counterparty Monitoring: Thomas Murray currently maintains risk assessments on over 250+ global, regional and local market custodian and cash correspondent banks, 15 prime brokers, over 400+ transfer agents, approximately 140+ CSDs and 30+ CCPs worldwide. Monitoring includes on-site operational reviews by Thomas Murray’s analysts and network managers who visit over 100 markets on a rolling 24 month cycle.
Technology: The firm’s content management system (MarketFlow) and RFP/RFI/Scorecard (SupplierSelect) are used to support clients. These can be white labelled on an individual hosted or multi-tenanted basis.
Today, Thomas Murray supports over 100 major financial groups including custodian, investment and depositary banks, fund management companies and other major investors.