A fixed income tool that answers your analytical questions
Perform is a complete fixed income portfolio analysis system combining portfolio reporting, total return analysis, and portfolio simulations into one complete package. Perform models both taxable and tax-exempt fixed income instruments.
Perform delivers a native flexibility
which anticipates new analytical needs – so you’re not stuck when your
needs change. Besides portfolio analysis, users of Performcan also create trade tickets, allocate trades across accounts, export
trade files, run compliance tests pre-or-post trade, and more.
Perform users have the option to integrate portfolio analysis with the CreditScope credit analysis system, the Smart short maturity portfolio system, and the Custom Index Manager indexing / total return attribution software.
Become more efficient and eliminate bottlenecks
Professional money managers require robust tools that are easy to use. Too often, the tools that are used to manage portfolios require numerous workarounds in order to handle fixed income assets. This is because fixed income is almost an afterthought in many portfolio tools.
At Investortools, we make it our business to help eliminate inefficiencies and bottlenecks.This is one reason the Perform portfolio management system is employed by many of the country’s top mutual funds, banks, investment counselors, securities dealers and private account managers.
Perform is loaded with features and powerful analytic capabilities – but is also designed to enhance efficiency, so that beginners and occasional users can quickly accomplish common tasks.
Flexible, fast and great looking report generation
Perform puts a large number of standard reports and graphs at your fingertips. But, you’re not limited to what we pre-package in the software. The built-in report (and graphing) engine enables any user to access over 150 available CUSIP fields, and over 1,000 custom-report and custom-graph functions. Users can also create their own user-defined report macros. This feature set leads to a powerful assortment of reporting possibilities. Users can easily export or print reports into a variety of digital or presentation-ready formats.
Need a new report, but pressed for time? Call your Investortools Client Relationship Manager and we will build it for you, typically at no cost.
Specialized Perform Software
Perform for Private Clients (Perform FPC) is a feature-rich portfolio management tool designed for managers in the private account business. Perform FPC includes many features designed specifically for managers of multiple client portfolios.
Perform for Securities Dealers (Perform FSD) is a software tool enabling securities dealers to improve sales and productivity. Perform FSD provides the capability to to import and analyze buy-side portfolios.
Features at a glance
The Perform Performance Center reports both the big view and the small view – both the aggregated performance of portfolio structures and also total return by bond. In addition to other functionality, managers can analyze the time-weighted return contribution of each bond (and also each bond transaction) in basis points. Continue
Compare your Performance to index data provided by Investortools. Benchmark updates are accessed through Investortools’ electronic bulletin board system without leaving Perform.
The portfolio effects of prospective purchases and sales can be analyzed in Perform’s Simulations feature. You can determine in advance the impact of proposed transactions on key portfolio average measures such as duration and maturity.
Perform makes it easy to answer the question, “How did my portfolio change in the past 6 months?” Perform maintains historical data, which can be used to analyze security and portfolio trends, and to re-create portfolios historically.
Portfolio-level and CUSIP-level analyses are often presented in a graph context. Detail supporting these graphs is readily accessible from the graph itself. Perform provides over one hundred analytically-focused graphs ranging from current portfolio views, to historical views, to total return.
Over 150 reports are pre-delivered with the Perform software. But why stop there? A user can also create their own reports from scratch, or modify and add onto reports already in the software. Investortools’ Client Services group will also help you create or modify reports as needed. Continue