FinLab SA Announces the Release of PackHedge™ Version 4.8 With New Custom Fields, Automatic Fee Calculations for Management, Performance and All Other Fees and Much More

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FinLab SA announces the release of PackHedge™ version 4.8 with new custom fields with data structuring and text formatting, automatic fee calculations for Management, Performance and all other fees and much more.

"With the Custom Fields our Clients now have the full complement of tools for their Due Diligence work-flows" states FinLab's CEO Denis de Pentheny O'Kelly "And the automatic Fee calculations provides for robust shadow accounting of portfolios"

FinLab SA, the provider of PackHedge™, is pleased to announce the release of PackHedge™ version 4.8 that has been available to its customers since August 2013.

The new Custom Fields capability that has been added to PackHedge™ allows users to create their own custom fields and to define custom field types and attributes which are displayed on a dedicated new tab. Custom field types include: text, number, number/currency, date, drop-down menus and/or currency. Text fields attributes include; number of characters wide, number of rows displayed and text formatting. Number field attributes include: number of decimal points, number, percentage and/or currency. And drop-down menus allow users to ensure structured data capture for specific values as appropriate. Custom Fields are available in all the searching, screening and reporting tools in PackHedge™.

Management fees, performance/incentive fees and all other fees can now be automatically calculated for portfolios, managed accounts and funds of funds using the shadow accounting module. Users can set up and define the structure of desired sub-totals in the balance sheet and then attribute each fee type to be calculated accordingly at the appropriate sub-total level. In addition PackHedge™ also provides the resulting fee calculation script which can be easily adapted to include any mutations that arise in the complex area of fund fees. All fees are available in all the searching, screening and reporting tools in PackHedge™.

“The addition of the structured Custom Fields to PackHedge™ provides our clients with a very powerful extension to our comprehensive Due Diligence tools and Qualitative information management tools. Combine this with our fully integrated Document Management System and our clients have the full complement of tools to manage, track and report on their Due Diligence work-flows,” states Denis de Pentheny O’Kelly, FinLab’s CEO. “And the automatic calculation of performance/incentive fees, management fees and all other fees provides our clients who need to do shadow accounting with a proven robust solution.”

Other key features, functions and enhancements released in PackHedge™ v.4.8 include:
The Style Analysis tool has been enhanced with new Spider/Bar charts and statistics displayed at any point/date in the style-map. The new Style Analysis report is available in the powerful PackHedge™ Screen & Report utility and its Jasper i-Report tool allowing Style Analysis to be run on the fly and included in report production;
Text Formatting has been added to Custom Fields, Notes and Investment Policy allowing users to select their preferred font, font-size, normal-bold-italic, font color, field high light and/or bullets. Formatted fields are supported in the in the powerful PackHedge™ Screen & Report utility and its Jasper i-Report tool;

About FinLab

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, risk analysis, asset allocation, portfolio construction and management, shadow accounting for managed accounts and funds of funds, due diligence, document management, work flow and financial innovation for both alternative and traditional funds.

FinLab’s solution, PackHedge™, provides the most extensive suite of state of the art modular software tools available in the industry in a single fully integrated platform that includes; Unmatched portfolio construction and management tools for complete pro-forma portfolio simulation and/or comprehensive fund of funds portfolio management with liquidity ladder analysis, contribution analysis and investment exposure. PackHedge™ offers the most advanced analysis tools encompassing Stress Testing, Scenario analysis, Sensitivity analysis, Portfolio Optimization, Style analysis and Peer Group analysis, extensive Risk analysis and statistics. PackHedge™ provides a unique and powerful multi-source, multi-currency, multi-frequency qualitative and quantitative data management model, with unequalled data aggregation, extensive statistical analysis and charting, a multi-dimensional query engine, a fully integrated Document Management System and the most extensive, powerful and flexible custom reporting capabilities. In addition, tools to manage and schedule automated importing of data vendor files and customizable due diligence questionnaires are provided to ensure full data integrity. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with offices in the United States and Singapore.

For more information please visit FinLab’s web site or please contact:

FinLab SA, 35 Rue Rothschild, CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland.
Denis de Pentheny O’Kelly. Tel: +41-22-908-2700. Email: ddepokelly(at)finlab(dot)com

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