We are pleased to announce that AlternativeSoft clients can now purchase the Preqin Hedge Fund Analyst product and import the Preqin Hedge Funds database into AlternativeSoft. Since launching their first hedge fund service in 2007, Preqin has been striving to provide much needed transparency to the hedge fund sector through our provision of data on all aspects of the industry. We are confident that the combination of Preqin’s industry leading data and AlternativeSoft’s market beating software is another step forward in helping industry professionals navigate the increasingly complex hedge fund sector.
AlternativeSoft has launched its highly anticipated Spring 2014 (v3.3) software release with exciting new features. We have enhanced our software to be better than ever, providing the user with new, faster and easier-to-use tools for increased investment process productivity, including comprehensive Exposure Analysis on an Asset and Portfolio level, a wider range of user-friendly data import and export techniques, an enabled import of Bloomberg universes, reinforced sorting of internally rated assets, enhanced risk decomposition for your portfolios, user defined views on correlation, refined portfolio construction, increased customization possibilities to better serve your needs, hugely improved speed of performance. Take the test drive today and see more.
AlternativeSoft is ranked number 1 in the ‘Technology provider for Risk Management’ category of the ‘Hedge Funds Review Service Provider Rankings 2013. ‘ Eligible to vote were individuals from single-manager hedge funds or FoHF organisations and investors, such as family offices, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and asset allocators. Investors into hedge funds are closely monitoring service providers as part of the due diligence process Full results of the rankings can be read here.
AlternativeSoft 3.2 is released. The new software is faster to use than ever before and boasts a host of new features including: 1) Currency hedging with the forward interest rate differential 2) enhanced Due Diligence and Document Management, 3) Upgraded portfolio management models including intra-month trades, 4) Data imports from OPERA, Albourne webservice, eVestment Alliance and Northern Trust, 5) Return attribution versus a benchmark, 6) Morningstar ratings, peer groups and holdings.
Kedge Capital, the Jersey based Family Office has selected AlternativeSoft for its Asset Selection and Portfolio Construction needs. The firm manages over $6bn of client assets, invested in a range of investment vehicles. Kedge’s investment are led by renowned industry academic and practitioner François-Serge Lhabitant PhD who favours the software’s robust models. Read the reference here.
Novartis, the Swiss multi-national pharmaceutical company, has selected AlternativeSoft to assist it in the fund selection and portfolio Construction processes for the firm’s pension fund. Read the reference here.
AlternativeSoft is the UK Technology Risk Provider of the Year in the International Hedge Fund Awards (IHFA) for 2013. The awards recognised the people, companies and firms who are successfully forming, managing and advising on hedge funds in the current market. The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for outstanding work within the asset class. Read more here.
AlternativeSoft 3.0 is released. The new software is easier to use than ever before and boasts a host of new features including: 1) Fund Duplication Removal in Database Management, 2) Due Diligence and Document Management, 3) Advanced Liquidity Analysis, 4) Style analysis using the Kalman Filter with jumps (First Worldwide), 5) Optimization with Black-Litterman, 6) Portfolio Construction with Equal Contribution to Volatility and much more.