FinLab SA announces the latest release of PackHedge™ the market leading software tool for the professional investor in Hedge Funds and Traditional Funds

11 December 2006

FinLab SA provides advanced software products and services to investment professionals making asset allocation decisions on Hedge Funds, Fund of Hedge Funds and Traditional Funds. Mr. Denis de Pentheny O’Kelly, CEO of Finlab SA stated “Our company objective is to always deliver to the professional investor sets of analytical and qualitative tools that meet and exceed their business needs. Packhedge™ is a proven, robust and affordable technology which makes the complexity of the hedge fund and traditional fund universes simpler and easier to operate within.”

The major areas of functionality that will be delivered in this new version of PackHedgeâ„¢ contains New Qualitative Fields that include Liquidity Gate, Open Period, Capacity, Total Expense Ratio, Subscription and Redemption frequency definitions and Full NAV calculation. Customisable Time Series which allows users to create their own unique data streams, for example Firm AUM, Risk Factors, Number of Employees, etc. New Statistics such as Sharpe Omega, Conditional Value-at-Risk, Tail Analysis, Up/Down Benchmark statistics calculation and Inert-Benchmarks rolling correlation time series. Significant enhancements to the Look, Feel and Performance of PackHedgeâ„¢ including a new Analysis Window, ability to open Multiple Fund Objects simultaneously and new Notes Capture and Management facility. Simplification of the import of data files from all the major fund information providers ensuring faster and timely data capture.

“This latest release of PackHedge™ puts us further ahead of our competition in price, functionality and performance terms. We have the lowest entry price level in the market with superior functionality and ease of use capability. These new features meet needs of the professional investor who is a consumer of funds. They are typically Fund of Funds, Private Bankers, Financial Institutions, Family Offices and Financial Advisors who want to develop and manage a portfolio of alternative and/or traditional fund investments. They need to track, research, allocate and manage the assets they have placed under management. The astute investor must be able to dynamically allocate and manage their portfolios. An investment manager can now achieve a new level of accuracy and timeliness in their asset allocation decision making”.

“This new release is the latest output from our innovative and robust product strategy which was designed and built by listening to our current and prospective clients. We committed to our clients when these enhancements would be produced and how they can easily and seamlessly adopt these features now, giving them the competitive advantage they seek in managing their respective clients’ investments” said Mr de Pentheny O’Kelly.

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