(PRWEB) June 6, 2006
Cogendi, a software company specialised in alternative and traditional multi-management, has announced that its groundbreaking software application, c*neo, which integrates on a recurrent and automatic basis substantial quantities of data sourced from Standard & Poor's Fund Services, is now fully integrated and feeds into the models developed by AAAdvisors, the multi-management company of the ABN AMRO Group and a subsidiary of Neuflize OBC.
Cogendi’s c*neo is a unique information system designed for players in the fund of funds and fund management industry. The application software enables users to integrate, monitor and share information, build and manage portfolios (multi-frequency, multi-currency), and create dynamic reports. c*neo is not a standard or predefined product but rather an intuitive solution that can be adapted to the user’s business vision and organisation.
"We are very pleased that the c*neo integration module has again shown, through its automatic updating of quantitative selection models and methods for funds developed by AAAdvisors, its robustness and flexibility. The integration module covers an even more extensive investment universe and utilises data provided by our partner Standard & Poor’s Fund Services. We now integrate and provide access to 22 Standard & Poor’s Fund databases covering over 136,000 funds across Europe, Asia, the United States and Offshore territories,” indicated Guillaume Velut, CEO of Cogendi.
Bertrand Maillet, Head of Research of AAAdvisors, declared: "In depth monitoring of the funds market is essential in the multi-management business. Quality of information obtained and simplicity of access to databases are crucial parameters in delivering performance to the final investor. Cogendi's c*neo solution provides rapid, reliable and automatic integration of the enormous volume of data provided by Standard & Poor’s Fund Services. The data, once it has passed through the filter of our internal scoring, asset allocation and risk monitoring models, assists, in parallel with the qualitative team from AAAdvisors, our fund of funds managers in their investment decisions."
According to Emmanuel Bordes, Sales Director of Standard & Poor’s Fund Services: "Our partnership with Cogendi provides a real value-added service for our clients: the association of c*neo's powerful integration capability and range of functionalities with the quality of our data and data feed services provides our users with an incomparable platform for every type of department and use within an asset management company."
AAAdvisors is a leading player in the multi-management sector and provides a comprehensive range of funds of funds for private and institutional clients. AAAdvisors offers, from among a wide range of international funds, a carefully analysed and highly reactive selection of the best funds available.
Established in 2000, Cogendi is the developer and supplier of c*neo, an “all in one” solution targeted at portfolio managers, risk and quantitative analysts, marketing executives… and everyone else involved in alternative and traditional multi-advisor investment companies. An increasing number of leading global investment companies leverage their daily work with c*neo. Join them and gain a head start on the competition!
About Standard & Poor’s:
Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 6,300 employees located in 20 countries and markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. Standard & Poor's Fund Services monitors over 170,000 funds globally across 58 market databases.
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