AllternativeSoft Delivers a New Platform Release for Portfolio Construction

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AlternativeSoft presents a new release of its HFOptimizer software, which is designed for investment professionals in portfolio construction. The software platform worked well for clients, in August 2007, because they were able in advance to stress test their portfolios during extreme negative returns and increase in correlation towards 1.0.

AlternativeSoft (http://www.alternativesoft.com) presents a new release of its HFOptimizer software, which is designed for investment professionals in portfolio construction. The software platform worked well for clients, in August 2007, because they were able in advance to stress test their portfolios during extreme negative returns and increase in correlation towards 1.0

In September 2007, the company has released a new version of its software platform. In addition to portfolio construction, fund selection and index return forecasting, the software platform now includes 1) a SQL multi-user database, 2) the ability to work in a Citrix environment, 3) a new model to build portfolios using contribution to risk from each fund, 4) the ability to copy from the software and paste into Excel, 5) the ability to visualize rapidly the hedge fund and fund of funds statistics and 6) linear and non-linear betas for the funds or the portfolios.

According to Stephan Joehri, Managing Partner at AlternativeSoft, "AlternativeSoft is now used by large US, Swiss, French, UK and Middle Eastern banks and fund of funds. It is as well used by small fund of funds which want to rapidly build an investment process. This new version of our HFOptimizer software platform allows large companies to build tailor-made portfolios and share the same data in their offices around the globe, using Citrix. It allows also smaller companies to rapidly build an investment process, especially with our new portfolio construction model incorporating contribution to risk."

Contact details:
Stephan Joehri, Zurich: +41 76 331 15 38
Vic Kotecha, London: +44 (0)78 13 609 835, +44 207 510 2003
information(at)alternativesoft.com
http://www.alternativesoft.com

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