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Aladdin Risk overview


Aladdin Risk is a subset of the full Aladdin platform that is also available on a stand-alone basis. It combines our sophisticated risk analytics, highly scalable processing capabilities and subject matter expertise that seek to provide a comprehensive risk solution.

Aladdin Risk provides tools to help you understand portfolio risk and performance across asset classes to support informed investment decisions. Our flexible user-configurable reports and interactive what-if analysis tools seek to meet the needs of risk managers, portfolio managers, compliance officers, executives, investment committees and boards.

Potential benefits of Aladdin Risk

  • Robust multi-asset class models and analytics – Support for fixed income, equities, FX, derivatives, commodities, real estate, private equity and hedge funds.
  • Flexible reporting and user interface – Customize reports to meet your needs.
  • Provided as a service – BlackRock manages all aspects of data maintenance and production of analyses, and provides comprehensive client support and training.
  • Endeavor to maintain high levels of data accuracy – BlackRock performs rigorous data checks and quality control processes.

Aladdin Risk

Providing a comprehensive view

  1. Portfolio positions & exposures
    • Security and portfolio level risk analytics-50+ analytic measures calculated on each security
    • Concentrations across sectors, issuers, countries, ratings, etc.
    • Time series/trend analysis

  2. Portfolio risk & scenario analysis
    • Value-at-risk/tracking error using analytical and historical methodologies
    • Stress testing, including user defined scenarios and shocks
    • Decomposes returns across factors

  3. Security valuation & cash flow projections
    • Trade quality valuation and analytics based on real-timecurve data
    • Relative value analysis
    • Access to proprietary models

  4. Performance & attribution
    • Daily analytic returns calculated from the bottom up
    • Attribution and profit & loss by strategy, security, country and sector
    • Absolute or relative to benchmark

  5. Asset allocation analysis
    • Optimization analysis
    • Efficient frontier reporting
    • Risk budgeting

  6. Compliance & oversight
    • View end-of-day compliance rule violations and underlying positions
    • Oversee externally managed portfolios
What is Aladdin?
More than a portfolio management tool or asset management software, Aladdin is an end-to-end solution for investment professionals. Aladdin provides consistent, actionable data at every point in the investment process.
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