France’s Sycomore Asset Management has selected Axioma’s enterprise-wide risk management solution Axioma Risk to analyse and understand risks more effectively.

The platform will provide the asset manager comprehensive analytics as well as risk monitoring and reporting for multi-asset class portfolios, enabling it to drive performance through diversification.

Axioma managing director Nicolas Rossignol said: “As the multi-asset class investment market expands, asset managers need state-of-the-art analytics to understand complex portfolio dynamics. We look forward to deploying our state-of-the-art risk management solutions with Sycomore AM to enhance its investment performance.”

Sycomore head of risk management Alain Robert Dautun said: “As an investment manager, Sycomore AM is facing increasingly challenging demands that require a high level of sophistication in terms of risk assessment. Axioma Risk offers the flexibility both in terms of data and models to tackle these issues.

“Moreover, extensive risk measures, data quality and a wide stress-testing framework were key factors in our decision-making.”