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European Fund Administration (EFA) Live with State-of-the-Art Fund Pricing System Based on AIM Software's GAIN

 

Vienna, Austria -- (ReleaseWire) -- 07/08/2014 -- AIM Software, the European leader in enterprise data management, today announced that European Fund Administration (EFA) has gone live with a new state-of-the art fund pricing platform based on AIM Software’s award-winning GAIN Portfolio Pricing business application.

With 2,682 funds, representing over 104 billion Euros under administration, on behalf of 215 clients, EFA is one of the leading fund administration companies in Europe. The implementation of AIM Software’s GAIN Portfolio Pricing represents a key milestone in EFAs data management strategy.

AIM Software’s GAIN Portfolio Pricing forms the centrepiece of EFAs flexible fund pricing solution, which captures and processes pricing information from a wide range of sources including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and SIX Financial Information. Acting as a Pricing Policy Master, the system allows EFA to define selection and validation rules in a flexible way for each fund or portfolio, building on a library of best practice rules that comply with regulatory frameworks for NAV calculation.

According to Frederic Bilas, Director of Operations at EFA: “The new application allows us to further differentiate by being able to offer a high degree of customisation, to integrate regulatory evolutions, and to respond flexibly to changing client needs in a highly competitive market environment.”

Jean-Marc Verdure, Director – Information Technology and Organisation adds: “The manual controls have been dramatically improved enabling the accountants to concentrate on the real issues. They can manage the entire pricing process through a single central platform gathering all the relevant data. This platform helps them to take the appropriate decisions in order to guarantee the representativeness and the independence of the selected prices as well as the traceability of this selection process. “

About AIM Software
AIM Software is the leading independent provider of data management business applications to the financial services industry since 1999. With more than 110 references, and offices in Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, France, and the UK, AIM offers low risk all-in-one software packages, based on its industry-proven data management platform GAIN. For further information, please visit www.aimsoftware.com.

About GAIN
GAIN is the new generation EDM platform for data management business applications. It combines the flexibility of a modern platform with fully maintained purpose-built business applications. The AIM Software GmbH Press Release business applications include security master data, reference data, pricing hub, corporate actions and legal entities. Compared to traditional approaches to data management based on tools and frameworks, GAIN’s Business Application approach ensures custom developments are kept to a minimum, projects are implemented faster and the overall cost of ownership over the life of a program is lower.

About EFA
European Fund Administration S.A. (EFA) is an independent third-party administrator specialising in services to investment funds, unit-linked insurance products, private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.

EFA leads the outsourcing market in Luxembourg, Europe’s largest fund center.

EFA’s service range includes Net Asset Value calculation, bookkeeping and portfolio valuation, transfer agent and registrar services, fiscal services, compliance and risk management, performance measurement and attribution, domiciliation and reporting solutions.

EFA is present in Luxembourg and Paris (via European Fund Administration S.A - France).

More information is available at www.efa.eu

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Media contacts:
Helene Puntajer
AIM Software
Marketing Communications
Tel: +43 1 512 46 52
Email: pr@aimsoftware.com

Gaëlle Dimmer-Thiault
European Fund Administration
Head of Marketing & Communications
Tel: +352 48 48 80 282
Email: gaelle.dimmer@efa.eu