TradingScreen Helps CERN to Streamline Pension Investing

Geneva - 29 October 2012

TradingScreen Inc. (TradingScreen), the leading independent provider of trading, liquidity and investment technology via SaaS, today announced that its solutions have been adopted by European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) to help streamline the organization’s pension management business.

TradingScreen will provide foreign exchange trading and transaction cost analysis (TCA) services to CERN to help achieve best execution for its pension investments.

“CERN is the home of the world’s largest particle physics accelerator, built and operated with cutting edge technologies” said Nicolas Salomon, Head of Middle Officer/Treasury at CERN pension fund. “Our ambition was to raise the pension fund operations infrastructure to the level of excellence that is characteristic of CERN’s scientific and engineering activities.”

The TradingScreen partnership will also aim to increase the level of straight-through processing for pensions at CERN, making its investment arm one of the most modern in the industry, and on par with some of the market’s largest alternative funds.

“We are very proud of this deal, at is represents a major technological accomplishment for TradingScreen to put a client as sophisticated as CERN entirely in the cloud,” said Philippe Buhannic, CEO, TradingScreen. “We are now a partner with the organization that invented the web, which is a great endorsement of our technology. This is a perfect case study of how TradingScreen mixes technological expertise with service to work with some of the most innovative organizations around the world.”

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