GLASS is Ortec Finance’s ALM and Strategic Risk Management solution. It improves financial decision-making by simulating the short and long-term effects of strategic investment decisions. It facilitates ALM analyses, short-term risk monitoring, the optimization of investment policies and risk factor decomposition.
GLASS is based on a total balance sheet approach, meaning that assets, liabilities and all policy instruments are consistently projected into the future. This way our clients understand the risk and return consequences of their decisions more clearly
Strategic policy framework
Quantify your long and short-term risk-budget and optimize your investment strategy.
Strategic risk management
Manage your strategic risks by monitoring your forward-looking long and short-term risk budgets.
Consistent and granular modeling
Consistent assets and liability modeling with integration of your local regulatory framework. Granular and highly configurable asset class modeling.
Economic Scenario Generator.
High-quality Economic Scenario Generator which includes more than 400 variables of both public and private asset classes across all major regions.
For more information, download our GLASS for Pension Funds leaflet or request a demo with a member of our team
This blog post explores three approaches to measuring the impact of liabilities on SAA: actuarial simulation, replicating portfolio, and product-based dynamic liability modelling. It also compares the advantages and disadvantages of each approach in terms of accuracy and runtime efficiency, highlighting the benefits of a dynamic liability modelling approach as a fast, flexible, and efficient solution for multi-scenario SAA analyses in a full ALM context.
Creating inflation-resilient portfolios through private assets
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