Driving down fixed costs

Last May, Atos KPMG Consulting’s report entitled Breaking the Bank suggested that the time was now right for securities traders to start the move towards the outsourcing of settlement processing. Nine months on we evaluate further.

According to their predictions, this shift would become the norm over the next three to five years, creating a $10 billion global business. All that was holding institutions back was a shortage of suitable suppliers providing a range of products from which to choos