The valuation imperative: Raising the bar in market data management admin More stringent valuation requirements for both buy and sell-side firms have raised the bar for market data management. In this paper we explore the issues and present a cost-effective way forward that can benefit a financial services business overall. Whether you are an investment manager, a bank, an insurance company or other, it is essential to know the value of your assets and liabilities. Valuation comes up not just in fund valuation or trading profit and loss, but in financial reporting, regulatory reporting, investor reporting, collateral management and capital allocation and risk-taking decisions. Back to Whitepapers Download our The valuation imperative: Raising the bar in market data management Whitepaper Valuation is the most fundamental capability in financial services. This Alveo white paper summarizes market data requirements for independent pricing units including prudent valuation requirements.