IMTF secures double Leader position in Chartis’ RiskTech Watchlist Screening and Adverse Media Monitoring Quadrants

byMaud Vonlanthen on 13 May. 2024

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We are thrilled to announce that IMTF has achieved a double leader position in Chartis Research's latest RiskTech quadrants, recognizing our excellence in watchlist screening - encompassing name and transaction screening - and adverse media monitoring, which includes politically exposed persons (PEPs), negative news, and related elements.

This dual acknowledgment of our leadership position underlines IMTF's unwavering commitment to providing innovative solutions that address the multifaceted challenges of regulatory risk management.


"IMTF’s category leader rating in our watchlist and adverse media monitoring quadrants reflects several factors, not least its combination of deep industry expertise with a robust and thorough approach to data integration and processing. Alongside these capabilities is the company’s use of advanced analytical and AI technology, as well as its ability to automate many of the manual processes traditionally present in watchlist and adverse media management."

- Nick Vitchev, Research Director at Chartis.


Key findings from the report

The report underscores significant trends in the watchlist and adverse media monitoring solutions market, emphasizing its rapid expansion due to stringent regulatory requirements and increased instances of financial crime. Innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), natural language processing (NLP), and Big Data analytics are reshaping capabilities, leading to enhanced accuracy and scalability in risk detection and mitigation efforts. Leading vendors are strategically investing in product innovation, forging partnerships, and expanding geographically to maintain competitiveness.


IMTF's Key Differentiators

Among IMTF's key differentiators are its long-standing industry expertise combined with a comprehensive approach to data integration and processing, as well as its AI capabilities, offering significant advantages for watchlist and adverse media monitoring, including entity resolution, improving watchlist matching through analysis of varied textual data, or resolving issues such as name variations. Its GenAI capabilities can also perform advanced content analysis, such as detecting risky information in news articles.


About Chartis Research:

Chartis Research is the leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk technology. It is part of Infopro Digital, which owns market-leading brands such as Risk and WatersTechnology. Chartis' goal is to support enterprises as they drive business performance through improved risk management, corporate governance and compliance, and to help clients make informed technology and business decisions by providing in-depth analysis and actionable advice on virtually all aspects of risk technology.

For more information, visit Chartis Research.


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