From the November 2011 issue of Treasury & Risk magazine

Silver AHA Winner for Solution of the Year

Automating Derivatives Management: Microsoft

Winning accolades for outsourcing a challenging issue? Not so far-fetched considering the difficult choices Microsoft’s treasury made to determine which parts of managing its massive derivatives portfolio to outsource.

The company’s $62 billion portfolio involves 40 counterparties and more than 1,000 over-the-counter derivatives positions, for which efficient monitoring has only grown more important given turbulent markets and uncertainty about financial reforms.

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