Patsystems to provide risk management system for the futures division of RBC Capital Markets Corporation

Chicago - 12 March 2008

Patsystems plc, the technology solutions provider to the derivatives industry, is pleased to announce that the futures division of RBC Capital Markets Corporation (RBCCM) has selected Patsystems’ Risk Informer as its risk management system.
Risk Informer will manage risk for all exchange-traded futures and options contracts at RBCCM. The system will monitor clients’ aggregated risk in real-time across all the clients’ trading activities and will provide both real-time monitoring and automatic notification of limit breaches.

Risk Informer is a standalone, flexible solution built to monitor and manage risk in real-time on multi-asset classes executed through any trading platform. Risk Informer enables the real-time calculation of margin and management of risk for exchange-traded and OTC derivatives using standard clearing house methodologies as well as other standard and custom analytics.

Patrick Kenny, Managing Director and Officer of Patsystems in North America, said:
“We’re extremely pleased to be working with RBCCM and we are proud to add them to our growing list of Risk Informer customers. Going into 2008, we expected Risk Informer to be in significant demand as firms place more focus on their risk management systems. Signing with a firm like RBCCM not only affirms our expectations, but also demonstrates confidence within the industry in our risk management system.”

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