LatentZero Partners With Cameron Systems For Minerva FIX Solution

London, 27th April 2004 - LatentZero, a world-leader in providing buy-side front office technology for the global asset management industry, today announced a strategic partnership with leading global Financial Information Exchange [FIX] engine vendor, Cameron Systems, for integration of the CameronFIX engine with its Minerva Order Management System.

The CameronFIX interface for the Minerva Order Management System will support the FIX protocol's spec versions 4.0 - 4.4. Under the terms of the agreement, LatentZero will offer customers a single vendor FIX solution with CameronFIX version 6.1 fully integrated.

"LatentZero's partnership with Cameron Systems will result in a more reliable, flexible connectivity option for customers of its order management and trading system," said Glenn Cruickshank, Sales Director, Cameron Systems. "Greater efficiencies and seamless FIX connectivity can be expected with CameronFIX now fully embedded."

Paul Charie, UK Director of Sales for LatentZero, says the partnership agreement will benefit clients and prospects alike. "LatentZero's complete product set is based on an open architecture which made for ease of integration with the CameronFIX engine. The combination of market leading technologies, expertise and business knowledge makes our offer unique. Both the LatentZero and Cameron Systems product sets have the ability to scale easily for small to large firms, therefore making the partnership a good match."

LatentZero recently celebrated its fifth year in business, with revenues increasing at over 100 per cent, year on year. It is set to open a new European office to complement its current sites in London, Boston and New York, as well as its presence in Hong Kong and Singapore.

About LatentZero

LatentZero is a global technology firm specializing in front office solutions for the buy-side community. LatentZero provides expert assistance with product implementation, technical integration, business and workflow review, consulting and training for its Capstone product suite.

About Capstone

Each component of Capstone works seamlessly with each other, but also can be implemented separately as part of a best-of-class approach. The components are: Tesseract, a portfolio manager decision support and order generation tool; Minerva, an order management and trading system; and Sentinel, which monitors the entire process for compliance and includes libraries of rules of all the major regulatory bodies across the globe. The LatentZero technical architecture is high performance and state-of-the-art. It is 24x7, flexible, open and scalable. It works seamlessly with any other front, middle or back office technology and significantly differentiates LatentZero from its competitors.

About Cameron Systems

Cameron Systems remains focused on FIX. Its flagship product, the CameronFIX engine, is a highly scalable solution suitable for large and medium size fund managers, brokers and exchanges, as well as smaller companies who use the FIX protocol. Cameron Systems' client base is global in over 15 countries across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Cameron Systems has offices in New York, London and Australia. Global Member - FIX Protocol Organization. www.cameronsystems.com