FinAnalytica Names MD of UK & European Sales, Opens London Offices

New York and London - 31 March 2008

FinAnalytica Inc., leading provider of "post-modern" portfolio construction and risk management analytics, today announced that Marc Gross will join the company in the newly created role of Managing Director for European Sales and Business Development. Mr. Gross will be based in London and report to R. Douglas Martin, CEO of FinAnalytica.

Martin commented "Marc brings considerable business development expertise in risk management and portfolio construction solutions. He will be responsible for driving our growth in the Europe and the mid-East. We will leverage Marc's background and experience to dramatically accelerate the sales of FinAnalytica's Cognity platform to leading fund of funds, hedge funds and asset managers. We welcome Marc and look forward to his contributions."

Gross commented "FinAnalytica has built a world class research and development team and is unique in offering a truly transparent and flexible risk management and portfolio construction platform incorporating the most advanced statistical and econometric techniques. I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic and highly motivated team and am confident that Cognity will quickly become the industry benchmark."

Mr. Gross joins FinAnalytica from Riskdata where he spent three years as Regional Director. Prior to that, he spent ten years leading Thomson-Vestek/Quantec's European business efforts.

Mr. Gross holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California and an MBA from Georgetown University. He has more than eighteen years of experience spanning numerous areas of finance including securities analysis, derivatives and quantitative portfolio management.

The new FinAnalytica London offices are located at One Berkeley Street, London W1J 8DZ.

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