Welcome to Chartis Research’s seventh edition of the RiskTech100® report. The RiskTech100®comprises the world’s most significant companies in the risk technology sector. This report is acknowledged globally as the most comprehensive and prestigious study of risk technology vendors. This year we welcome back our research partner for the RiskTech100®, Accenture. Accenture’s perceptive analysis of how the risk technology market is evolving appears in chapter four of this report. We also warmly welcome our media partners for 2012, S&P Capital IQ (https://www.capitaliq.com) and RiskTech Forum (http://www.risktech-forum.com).
This report covers a broad range of technology companies from tier-one enterprise software powerhouses to specialized boutiques. Achieving a place in the RiskTech100®, however, means that they are among the top 100 providers of risk technology solutions in the corporate and financial services sectors and among the best in their specific sector or risk class.
By region, the RiskTech100® is made up of companies headquartered in 17 countries. Exactly half the companies are based in the US, followed by 18 in the UK. France has the next largest number with eight followed by Germany, India and Canada, in which four RiskTech100®companies are based.