RTS announces a new alliance with IT firm Essex India as its distribution partner

Frankfurt/Pune - 16 October 2006

RTS Realtime Systems AG and Essex India, today announce that they have entered into a distribution agreement to sell and support the entire portfolio of RTS’s professional trading solutions to the Indian market.

Pune based IT company Essex India, close to Mumbai, will act as a certified RTS
partner and will cover the entire distribution process from consulting, sales and
customer service to local support.

RTS has almost 15 years of experience providing trading solutions and risk management tools to market makers, proprietary traders, brokers and individuals around the world. RTS’s global customer base can access over 70 exchanges and growing and we offer this access on multiple exchanges for trading all traded products from one screen.

“We believe in our capacity to reach out to the financial community and convince them of RTS’s trading solutions,” says Achal Darbari, CEO of Essex India. “We are partnering for success - Essex is a small but dedicated company with strong ties within the industry; we are well poised and positioned to distribute RTS’s front-office solutions.”

Steffen Gemünden, Co-CEO and President of RTS, adds, “We are very pleased with this partnership. Asia and India, in particular, will be amongst the key markets in the next decade. Partnering with Essex means being represented in one of the most promising and prosperous markets.” During the preliminary talks with Essex we were sure that our knowledge and solutions, combined with Essex’s on the ground approach would be a good team.

Having distribution alliance partners in Greece, Italy and Portugal RTS has now extended its certified partner program to a non-European partner.

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