Matrix-IFS Expands Its Financial Crime Advisory Practice

With the acquisition of Alius, the company will offer its customers more robust compliance programs and solutions that cater to the ever-increasing regulatory demand.

Matrix-IFS, a specialized financial crime and compliance solution provider, announces the expansion of its Advisory Services with the acquisition of a leading NYC-based Advisory consulting firm, Alius.

Founded in 2010, Alius provides Compliance, Financial Crime and regulatory advisory services to some of the largest global financial institutions. Their service offerings include coverage model, risk assessment, gap analysis, compliance governance, model validation, tuning, segmentation and more. Alius proudly employs some of the leading experts in the consulting space with tremendous regulatory and domain experience from both the banking industry and the premier consulting firms.

Renan Levy, Matrix-IFS’ CEO, said “We are looking forward to joining forces with Alius to offer quality advisory services that would assist financial institutions to address regulatory and compliance challenges. With proven track record, best of class methodology and years of relevant experience, the joint team is highly qualified to work with financial institutions to successfully address their financial crime prevention needs and requirements. Combining our existing experience in the IT domain with Alius’ knowledge base, gives Matrix-IFS the competitive advantage and provides added value to its growing customer base”.

Alius Co-founders, Lior Cohen and Yury Sofman noted, “We are very excited to embark on this journey and see great potential for the two companies to become a strong provider of tremendous value-added and results-driven services and solutions. Matrix-IFS’ technology expertise and knowledge base fit like a glove with Alius’ services and corporate culture. We have already started working on several initiatives that will disrupt the AML landscape.”

To schedule a Risk Assessment evaluation, contact:; (201) 204-5300

Matrix-IFS’ Advisory experts are ready to assist financial institutions in any financial crime-related challenges including:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Model Validation
  • Tuning & optimization
  • Data Quality & Data Governance
  • Segmentation
  • Model Risk Management
  • Compliance Program Assessment
  • Analytics & Reporting Automation
  • Investigations Services
  • Compliance Staff Augmentation

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