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  1. 1. Business and Technology Solutions for the Financial Industry Levada Consulting
  2. 2. Contents About Levada Consulting Management Team Areas of Competence Project Portfolio Contact
  3. 3. About Levada Consulting Strategic Positioning Business and IT Consulting for the Financial Industry Focus on local and global projects for Foreign Banks in the United States Practices Global Reach Alliance with ACRYS Consult in Germany and Switzerland Alliance with GCIConsulting in the UK Consulting Services T24/GLOBUS Practice ACBS Practice
  4. 4. Management Team Michael Holzmann President, Head Of T24/GLOBUS Practice Projects at Dresdner, HVB, WestLB, AHB, CA, BSCH, Bank Julius Baer, Julius Baer Investment Management, PB Capital, Bank of China USA, UNFCU IT Strategies and Landscape Reviews, Data Warehousing, STP/T+1, Market Studies, Order and Portfolio Management, CAD/Basle II Joern Ahlers Director, Head Of ACBS Practice Projects at Dresdner, EuroHypo, HVB, PSE&G, Commerzbank Commercial Lending, Credit Risk, CAD/Basle II, General Ledger, Regulatory Reporting, Systems Integration, Document Management and Imaging Ash Richards Management Consultant Project Management, System Conversions, Business Process Re-Engineering, MIDAS Practice Etni Alvis Head Of Technology Projects at Bluestone Capital, NYPPE Holdings, Redwood Financial Technologies, Bank Julius Baer, UNFCU Application/Data Warehouse Architecture, Reporting Frameworks, Database and Web Technologies
  5. 5. Why do Clients choose Levada ? Domain Expertise: Foreign Banks in the US Levada Integration of Business and Technology Competitive Cost/Benefit Ratio Excellent Time-to-market Differentiating Factors
  6. 6. Why do Clients keep Levada ? Long-Term Win-Win Relationships The relationships with our clients are based on partnership and trust Joint delivery of quality solutions through experience and proprietary knowledge Pro-active management of expectations in order to ensure delivery on time and within budget Effectively bridge the gap between business and technology Continuous Know How transfer
  7. 7. Areas of Competence Financial Industry Financial Applications Technologies Private Banking Wealth Management Asset Management Investment Banking Corporate Banking Wholesale and Core Banking Retail Banking Credit Unions T24/GLOBUS ACBS MIDAS Charles River, NTRS, ADP, PRIME, IDOM, IMPACT, FICS, KONDOR+, DEVON, WALLSTREET SYSTEMS, FRONT ARENA (ATLAS), CARS, SAP, PORTIA, MUREX, Great Plains, ALGORITHMICS, Proprietary (In-house) Systems Web Development Web Services .NET Framework Reporting Frameworks, e.g. MS Reporting Services, Webfocus Reporting Applications, e.g. Crystal Reports, Oracle Discoverer Middleware Databases
  8. 8. Project Portfolio – Outsourcing Support of project management in all project phases of outsourcing of Front and Back-Office applications for institutional asset management Business Process Analysis and Re-Engineering Implementation Toolkit for fast track implementations Integration and Reconciliation Tools PEG – Position Enhancement Gateway Implementation of QA, Processing, Operational, Regulatory and Management Information Reports
  9. 9. Project Portfolio – Asset Management Flexible Gateway for trades, orders and positions between Charles River Front Office Systems and Back Office (Clearing and Settlement) Fast implementation and Low Cost of Ownership XML-based rules engine based on a portfolio/account/product matrix Coverage of all security types including derivatives Proven reliability and performance in production Enhancements in supported systems and platforms planned
  10. 10. Project Portfolio – Data Warehouse T24/GLOBUS Data Warehouse for Private Banking, Brokerage and Retail Banking Data Warehouse and Web-based Reporting Front-End covers multiple branches and companies, multiple source systems and supports all departments from Sales/Front and Middle Office, Operations, Accounting, Risk Management (Market, Credit and Operational Risk) and Regulatory Reporting MIDAS-based Data Mart for historical information Data Repository and Reports for historical static, account, contract and security trade and position information Performance Data Mart Data Mart and Reports about AIMR Compliance
  11. 11. Project Portfolio – T24/GLOBUS T24/GLOBUS Conversion Reconciliation Framework and Tools for Wealth Management, Broker/Dealer, Operations, Finance and Tax, Retail Banking T24/GLOBUS User Acceptance Test and Go Live Preparations Reconciliation Applications for Tax Reporting, Inter-company, Trial Balance, Product and Process specific: FX, MM, LC, LD, SC, AC, MD, DX, DC, Sub-Ledger Reporting Applications for P&L, Customer Profitability, Regulatory Reporting, Compliance, Credit Risk Management, Asset/Liability, Liquidity/Capital Requirements, Operational Risk, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), Tax Reporting
  12. 12. Project Portfolio - ACBS ACBS Conversion Support for a Global Implementation ACBS-based Loan Budgeting System ACBS Datamart Reporting for Credit Risk, Operations and Finance Integration of ACBS Portfolio Information with external Credit Risk Information Integration of ACBS Payment Messages with Downstream Cash Settlements Covenant Tracking and Tickler Tool ACBS Client Notifications ACBS Reconciliation Tools
  13. 13. Project Portfolio – Sub-ledger System Multi-GAAP sub-ledger system based on Financial Architects Financial Studio software Definition and implementation of common accounting rules across all trading systems and locations Unique data source for general ledger, management and regulatory reporting Integration of commercial loan (ACBS), fixed income (ADP Impact) and OTC derivatives systems (proprietary) Controlled, reconcilable, SOX-compliant posting process Implemented with Microsoft SQL Server
  14. 14. Project Portfolio – PRIME OFAC/BSA Requirements Assessment, Design and Definition of Implementation, Gap Analysis Develop Strategy and build Profile History Definition, Mapping and Interface Implementation (Standard T24 Interface available) Test Toolkit: Test Management Database, Test Scenarios, more than 100 Test Cases Test Preparation, Execution Support, Issue Management and Resolution Automated Reconciliation Tool for Implementation Automated Reconciliation Tool for Production (Daily Reconciliation Compliance) Integrated Reports: Same Payee Report, High Risk Country Report, Same Remitter Report
  15. 15. Project Portfolio – Loan Budgeting System Dimensional Analysis of actual profit contribution by department, officer, borrower, etc. Forecasting of future profitability based on flexible scenarios Data abstraction layer guarantees independence from specific loan systems and enables combination of loan revenue information with general expense information Reporting Layer Data Management Component Implemented with Oracle Warehouse Builder and Oracle Discoverer
  16. 16. Project Portfolio – Loan Compliance Tool Monitoring of financial covenants attached to credit facilities Tracking and Tickler control of required loan documents and credit events Direct integration with ACBS to display deal profiles Integration with Microsoft Outlook Implemented with .Net and XML technology
  17. 17. Project Portfolio – Consulting Blueprint/Roadmap for Transaction Banking and STP Data Warehouse for Investment Banking Market Study and System Evaluation for Corporate and Real Estate Banking Order and Portfolio Management System Implementation Design and Implementation of a Web-based Wealth Management Platform Credit Risk and Financial Regulatory Reporting Integration of Document Management and Imaging Systems
  18. 18. Contact Levada Consulting 303 South Broadway, Suite 100 Tarrytown, NY 10591 Phone: + 1 . 914 . 524 . 8515 Fax: + 1 . 914 . 206 . 4254 Michael Holzmann [email_address] + 1 . 917 . 533 . 5216 Joern Ahlers [email_address] + 1 . 646 . 342 . 6890 Ash Richards [email_address] + 1 . 917 . 922 . 4733 Etni Alvis [email_address] + 1 . 917 . 916 . 5904 - References furnished upon request -