Upstream Technologies Selects CameronFIX Platform for FIX Connectivity to Major Trading Venues

New York, NY: Tuesday June 7, 2005: Cameron Systems, the only globally proven provider of FIX industry standard messaging solutions, today announced Boston-based Upstream Technologies, a leading provider of investment management technology to asset managers, has selected the CameronFIX platform for fully integrated FIX functionality with the Upstream Investment Management System (IMS).

Cameron Systems has emerged as the global leader in providing FIX connectivity platforms for Exchanges, Brokers, Investment Managers, Transaction Networks, Software Vendors and other industry participants.

With CameronFIX, Upstream IMS will offer connectivity to major execution venues using the industry standard FIX protocol. Upstream’s investment management system integrates and automates an investment manager's workflow. Upstream’s IMS embeds a firm's unique investment insights into all its portfolios. It does this across multiple investment products and instruments including U.S. and international equities, fixed income instruments, ETFs, and cash and multi-style portfolios. As a result, investment managers can easily review all their portfolios and generate orders that consistently and accurately reflect the firm's investment style and information.

Mark Hoffman, Upstream Technologies CEO, says that Cameron Systems was the best choice in the marketplace for strong FIX connectivity. "Upstream has built its reputation and prestigious client base through a commitment to innovation and trust in everything we do. We found that Cameron Systems shares these same ideals. The competitive nature of the marketplace is creating a convergence in the workflow of the portfolio manager and the trading desk, driving asset management firms to achieve greater efficiencies and improved performance. We believe the combination of Upstream IMS and CameronFIX will help our customers achieve these goals."

"We are pleased to be working with Upstream to give users of its investment management system the full performance and functionality benefits of the CameronFIX platform," said George Wishart, Cameron Systems North American Sales Director. "Investment managers wanting a compelling solution need look no further."

Leading global investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston, another Cameron Systems global client, is an investor in Upstream Technologies.

Cameron Systems is exhibiting at the FIX Protocol sponsored Electronic Trading Conference in Toronto, Canada June 7 and the SIA Technology Management Conference, New York June 21 - 23.

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