This new contribution analysis nicely compliments our other portfolio construction and modeling tools, further assisting our clients as they seek to better understand the elements that are contributing to the overall performance of their portfolios
Kennett Square, PA (PRWEB) October 7, 2009
FinLab SA, the sole provider of PackHedge™, is pleased to announce the release of PackHedge™ v4.1. In addition to a fully customizable liquidity ladder analysis, v4.1 offers a new contribution analysis for proforma portfolios and fund of funds, a Boolean logic for in-depth database queries and numerous enhancements to the user-interface and navigation. PackHedge™ is the only platform offering a truly integrated software solution for investment data management, research, due diligence, analysis, asset allocation modeling, portfolio management, fund of funds shadow accounting, liquidity analysis, and custom report publishing.
PackHedge™'s new contribution analysis automatically calculates the return contributions of underlying assets in a proforma portfolio and/or fund of funds displaying the resulting analysis in a tabular and graphical presentation. "This new contribution analysis nicely compliments our other portfolio construction and modeling tools, further assisting our clients as they seek to better understand the elements that are contributing to the overall performance of their portfolios," states FinLab's CEO, Denis de Pentheny O'Kelly.
Many FinLab clients also use PackHedge™ as a tool to screen and query on commercial databases such as HFR (Hedge Fund Research), Barclays, Hedgefund.net, Morningstar, HFI, Eurekahedge, TASS and MSCI. PackHedge™'s sophisticated query engine which utilizes a friendly drag and drop selection process with a new Boolean (and/or) logic, allowing for in-depth screening on over a 1,000 qualitative and quantitative criteria with very easy to define parameters. Queries and query results may be dynamically saved to groups for easy updating on a regular basis.
"While we are pleased to have several significant industry-leading developments in PackHedge™ v4.1 including the liquidity ladder analysis, contribution analysis, significant query builder improvements and important Excel add-in improvements, there are also numerous quality of life and ease of use enhancements that truly make upgrading from an existing instance of PackHedge™, another software application or Excel-based structure a worthwhile effort," adds de Pentheny O'Kelly. New statistics like excess return sharpe ratio and M-Square (Modigliani), a more complete audit trail of all user activities and data modifications within PackHedge™, the inclusion of new data fields from the HFR database and enhanced reporting at the fund class and series levels combine to offer analysts, portfolio managers and IT professional alike fresh reasons to continue choosing PackHedge™ as their best-in-breed solution. "I am confident that no other comparable solution can offer greater functionality at a lower price point. Year after year, we continue to deliver new enhancements and new technology while remaining the affordable choice in the marketplace," concludes de Pentheny O'Kelly.
FinLab SA is a software solutions company that develops, distributes and supports one of the world's most advanced systems for fund 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, liquidity ladder analysis, contribution analysis, investment exposure and customizable reporting capabilities. In addition, tools to manage time series imports and customizable due diligence questionnaires are provided to ensure full data integrity. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
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