GreySpark provides seasoned professionals who have years of experience in the investment banking industry, both on the buy and sell-side. We have particular experience in front-to-back risk management, process design and post-trade expertise and can bring these services to bear in our clients’ organisations, across all asset classes. GreySpark’s Business Consulting practice provides deep industry skills to all areas that affect our capital markets and investment banking clients today. We make it our business to remain abreast of regulatory initiatives such as Basel III, MiFID, Dodd-Frank and EMIR. We are also experts in eCommerce, electronic trading and single or multi-dealer platforms.

Our services include:

  • Business analysis & requirements gathering
  • Change management
  • Transaction-cost analysis
  • Quant services (pricing and risk management)
  • Business process redesign

Case Studies

25 March, 2015 in Capabilities: Business Operations & Organisation, Capabilities: Research & Strategy, Case Studies, Services: Financial Technology

Colocation of FX Trading Platform in New York

Key Facts: Client: French Investment Bank Function: Ecommerce FX Trading Asset Class: FX Geography: Global Duration: 12 Months Context and Objectives The client had embarked upon an investment on colocation... Read More
12 March, 2015 in Capabilities: Business Operations & Organisation, Capabilities: Technology, Case Studies, Services: Digital Investment Banking

FIC & FX eCommerce Adaption

Key Facts: Client: French Investment Bank Function: Technology, eCommerce Asset Class: Cash Equities, Fixed Income, FX Geography: Global Duration: 3 months Context and Objectives As part of a major transformation programme, ... Read More
12 March, 2015 in Capabilities: Business Operations & Organisation, Capabilities: Technology, Case Studies, Services: Risk Management

Front Office Supervisory Risk Dashboard

Key Facts: Client: Swiss Investment Bank Function: Front Office Equity and FID, Investment Banking Asset Class: All Asset Classes Geography: UK Duration: 9 Months Context and Objectives The bank identified... Read More
12 March, 2015 in Capabilities: Business Operations & Organisation, Capabilities: Project & Programme Delivery, Case Studies, Services: Financial Technology

Electronic Execution Systems – Risk Controls Assessment

Key Facts: Client: Australasian Investment Bank Function: Front-office trading, Compliance, Risk Technology Asset Class: Algorithmic Trading Geography: Asia Duration: 5 Months Context and Objectives Following a preliminary Pre-Trade Risk review... Read More
12 March, 2015 in Capabilities: Business Operations & Organisation, Capabilities: Technology, Case Studies, Services: Risk Management

Supervision Management Platform

Key Facts: Client: UK Investment Bank Function: Technology, Operations, Front Office, HR Asset Class: N/A Geography: UK Duration: 6 Months Context and Objectives Years of organic business growth had left... Read More
12 March, 2015 in Capabilities: Business Operations & Organisation, Capabilities: Project & Programme Delivery, Case Studies, Services: Financial Technology

Fixed Income Architecture Review

Key Facts: Client: UK Investment Bank Function: FinTech, Front-office and Business Transformation Asset Class: Fixed Income Geography: UK only Duration: 12 weeks Context and Objectives The Fixed Income markets are... Read More