Trade Order Management

Black Mountain’s Trade Order Management solution (or OMS) improves trading efficiency by organizing the daily workflows associated with global trading of all asset classes including Debt, Equities, ABS/MBS, FX, Swaps, and other derivatives.


  • Supports a comprehensive set of global investment instruments with a built-in security modeling tool, foreign exchange support and integration to proprietary and third party security masters
  • Offers highly configurable trade workflow, data, documentation and reporting that coordinates trading between the Portfolio Manager, Trader and the Middle Office
  • Automates trade allocations subject to configurable portfolio compliance requirements and allocation methodologies
  • Integrates natively with compliance engine to offer real time compliance at all stages of trade life cycle
  • FIX connectivity enables two-way integration with third-party trade execution and settlement platforms
Available for CLO/Loan Managers, Fixed Income Managers, Alternative Asset Managers, Investment Advisors and Fund of Funds Managers.

Key Benefits

Drive efficiency, transparency, and compliance in your trading operations, by eliminating redundancy and manual data entry.

Custom Order Processing

  • Supports all asset classes
  • Offers the ability to modify the workflow for each asset class
  • Provides unlimited data capture for any security master or trade element
  • Utilizes flexible rules engine to enhance data validation and event notification
  • Handles the complexity of alternative asset classes such as loan strips, multi-legged swap trades, repos, and other derivatives

Configurable Trade Blotter

  • Offers completely configurable trade blotter, including custom blotters for unique asset classes and job roles
  • Provides real-time integration of available cash and compliance status
  • Applies rule-based allocations with override capability
  • Offers web and mobile accessibility

Straight-Through Processing

  • Offers comprehensive back office connectivity
  • Connect directly with brokers and execution management systems via FIX
  • Connect directly with settlement systems
  • Push alerts and notifications to related parties or dependent systems

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“Black Mountain’s solution provides a window on holdings across the entire $142 billion portfolio and will prove to be instrumental in improving our ability to make decisions and invest with the most accurate data at our fingertips.”

- Paul Thompson, COO, Barings

“While our PMR quarterly report is done in the same way as before we got Black Mountain’s solution, we save inordinate amounts of time when generating portfolio-wide reports because they are now automated. We have more controls around the accuracy of our data. What took hours and hours to complete before now takes very little time.”

- Brian Forde, Vice President, Newstar Financial, INC.

Wasmer, Schroeder & Company used Black Mountain’s solutions to achieve efficiency gains of 80% for its administrative team and 20% for its portfolio managers and traders.

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