Helaba Goes Live with SONARIS/Bonds 3.1

FRANKFURT, MONTREUX - May 15, 2003. Helaba has gone live with the latest
generation of SONARIS/Bonds. After a short evaluation period, version 3.1 was rolled out to the bank's fixed income trading desks.

'We are highly satisfied with the product's speed, reliability and cross-market coverage' says Thomas Weidmann, head of fixed income trading at
Helaba. 'SONARIS/Bonds 3.1 includes significant functional improvements and
demonstrates ORIMOS' ability to understand the evolving requirements of our
business'.

Helaba uses SONARIS/Bonds to run its broad range of fixed-income trading including government bonds, jumbo pfandbriefs, corporates, financials, supras and pfandbriefs.

SONARIS/Bonds is the fixed-income market's leading pricing and quote management solution, offering high performance, reliability and a wide coverage of markets and pricing methods. The system handles European governments, US treasuries, short-term governments, jumbo pfandbriefs, euro and dollar agencies, banks, corporates and emerging market bonds.

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