Pricing Partners Mandated by Natixis Equity Markets to be a Calculation Agent for Proprietary Index

Hong Kong, Paris and London - 11 July 2012

Pricing Partners, the world leader in OTC derivatives pricing analytics, mathematical models and independent valuation, announced today to be officially mandated by Natixis Equity Markets as an independent calculation agent for the proprietary index.

To price indices which are based on complex strategies and smart algorithms, investment banks require sophisticated pricing models and accurate market data. Famous for its cutting-edge pricing library for complex derivatives, Pricing Partners answers completely clients’ specific needs on their index calculation.

As an existing client of Pricing Partners for structured products valuation (Price-it Online), Natixis Equity Markets decides to expand the relationship with the firm on their “Excellence Index” calculation. Pricing Partners will publish for its first time index calculation reports on its corporate website. Product description, historical prices and index value will be included.

Eric Benhamou, CEO at Pricing Partners commented “We forecast that the business of independent valuation of proprietary index will become very important in the coming years. Every day, new proprietary indices are created to address the growing demand for transparent strategies that generate alpha thanks to innovative algorithmic investment strategies. Signing a new reference such as Natixis Equity Markets is a strong signal of our commitment to becoming a market leader and should position us well. We feel greatly honoured that Natixis Equity Markets trusts us and are looking forward to working with them.”

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