K-ALM – Asset and Liability Management

Creating bespoke forecasting and stress parameters to current and projected balance sheets and cash flows

The KnowCo Asset and Liability Management system is an easy to implement solution which allows our clients to obtain a greater understanding of their risk profiles because of the ability to generate dynamic forecasts using quality models.  With accurate processes for measuring the balance sheet risk, K-ALM allows a better understanding of how P&L changes over time and how the risk-reward profile may change.

Accurate and Detailed Data Capture

K-ALM (asset and liability management) software allows a user to create and define bespoke forecasting and stress parameters that will compute liquidity and capital requirements, and the effects of interest rate stresses and credit impairment on earnings, under a potentially unlimited number of scenarios.   It enables users to apply a wide range of tests to their current and projected balance sheet and cashflows, including the behavioural modelling of cash flows with no contractual maturity.

Delivering Answers to Key Questions to Obtain a Deeper Understanding

Which of my businesses are making/losing money over time in this scenario?

What are their respective Returns on Capital?

How much Capital will I need in x years’ time?

What effect would margin compression have on my Net Income and Capital?

What happens to my Earnings if interest rates rise steeply in the short term?

What is the effect on Liquidity, Capital and Earnings if I introduce this new product (or transaction)?

How should I price this new product?