Imagine Software Now Delivers Portfolio and Risk Management Solutions with Bloomberg Data

New York - 19 March 2014

Imagine Software, a leading provider of real-time portfolio and risk management solutions to the global investment community, has announced its participation in Bloomberg's Enterprise Solutions partner program, which enables Imagine to deploy its solutions using Bloomberg's premium financial information.

Imagine's portfolio and risk management solutions are used by traders, risk and portfolio managers, operations and technology professionals at hedge funds, funds of funds, asset managers, banks, and brokerage firms. Participating in Bloomberg's Enterprise Partner program enables Imagine to help its clients synchronize middle and back office operations with front office trading activities by deploying Imagine Software with the same trusted data that clients use with the Bloomberg Professional service.

Imagine also incorporated Bloomberg's Open Symbology, or BSYM, a flexible and publicly available methodology for identifying financial securities in all global asset classes. Adopting BSYM helps clients enhance data integration and management processes.

"With our commitment to provide increased operational efficiencies and access to data for our clients, we are pleased to have entered into a new relationship with Bloomberg, one of the leading data providers to the financial industry," said Dr. Lance Smith, CEO and founding partner of Imagine Software. "Those of our clients who want to use Bloomberg content in our applications can receive a seamless solution that will save them time and cost."

"The institutional quality of our infrastructure is supported by how intelligently we can use the data across all of our systems," says Dr. Darren Rodohan, Chief Technology Officer of Arrowgrass Capital Partners in London. "Imagine’s support of Bloomberg data will dramatically decrease our overall costs for market data and help us move towards a single symbology."

Bloomberg's Enterprise Solutions partner program enables financial software providers to connect to Bloomberg applications and access its premium financial information. To date, more than 125 financial software vendors have registered to participate. Bloomberg's Enterprise Solutions delivers a suite of products and services that enables financial firms to seamlessly and transparently manage data and technology infrastructure from the desktop end-user through to back-office operations.

"Bloomberg Enterprise Solutions is working with financial software partners to help meet the needs of a global and growing Financial Services customer base," said Scott Miller, a global business manager of Bloomberg's Enterprise Solutions group. "Joining our partner community will help Imagine deploy efficient, flexible and value-add solutions that enable our mutual customers to respond quickly to the demands of a dynamic market place."

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