FinLab Announces the Opening of its Asia Pacific Office Located in Singapore and the Appointment of Mr Selva M. Selvaraju as its Director of Sales

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FinLab opens a new office in Singapore and establishes a direct presence in the Asia Pacific Hedge Fund Market.

FinLab provides advanced software products and services to investment professionals making asset allocation decisions on Hedge Funds, Fund of Hedge Funds and Traditional Funds.

Mr. Denis de Pentheny O’Kelly CEO of Finlab said, “The Asia Pacific region is seeing a major acceleration in growth in Alternative Investments. This growth stems from both new funds being created to invest in the Region as well as the Region itself becoming a major target for globally-focused hedge fund Investors from around the world. In addition this growth, fueled by the dynamic economies of the Region, presents an unique opportunity to accelerate delivery of our industry leading and price competitive solution PackHedge™ directly into this market. Equally, in responding to existing customer needs and as part of our worldwide expansion, Finlab SA is pleased to announce the opening of our Sales & Support office for the Asia Pacific region, based in Singapore.

"To be able to realise this strategic vision, we need to recruit the best individuals and resources to develop this market for us. We are therefore pleased to announce that we have been able to bring on board Mr Selva M. Selvaraju as the Director of Sales for Asia Pacific. Prior to joining us, Selva held senior finance and administration positions at Maxis Communications, PSINet and Serono. He has a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Singapore, attended various postgraduate programs at Harvard Business School and INSEAD and is a Fellow of the Institutes of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore as well as CPA Australia. He is an experienced finance professional and one who will lead us in accelerating our growth in this key market.”

Mr Selvaraju said, “As an increasing number of the $1.7 trillion global hedge fund market becomes based in the region, it is a strategic imperative for FinLab to be directly present here. The rapid acceptance of our product Packhedge™ by investment professionals globally means that we needed to deploy locally based resources to exploit the potential that such a growing market affords. Our existing client base of leading investment houses in the Region gives us an ideal platform to launch our portfolio of products and services in this market. We intend over the coming year to build an organisation that will sell, market and fully support our products in the most dynamic economic market in the world for hedge funds and traditional funds. Singapore’s excellent infrastructure, availability of top class talent from within the industry and its convenient time zone location made it compelling for us to base our regional office here.”

The establishment of this new office complements the infrastructure we have created in London, Geneva and New York and demonstrates the global nature of our business and the need to provide best in class products and support services that delight our clients on a world wide basis.

About FinLab SA

FinLab is a software solutions company that develops, distributes and supports one of the world’s most advanced systems for investment research, analysis and asset allocation for both alternative and traditional funds.

The company’s product suite PackHedge™ is a series of state of the art modular software tools that provide an unmatched multi-source, multi-currency, multi frequency qualitative and quantitative data management model. PackHedge™ includes data aggregation, extensive statistical analysis and charting, a multi-dimensional query engine, complete pro-forma portfolio simulation, comprehensive fund of funds portfolio management, and customisable reporting capabilities. In addition tools to manage time series imports and customisable due diligence questionnaires are provided to ensure full data fidelity.

The company was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

For more information please visit FinLab’s web site or please contact Mr Selvaraju, on +65 63230327.

Office: 10 Anson Road, #24-05A International Plaza, Singapore 079903


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