Capstone derivatives™ secures 'best new solution' nomination

New York, Toronto, London, 10th July 2006 - LatentZero's™ Capstone Derivatives has been short-listed in the 2006 Financial News Awards for Excellence in IT. The latest addition to the Capstone front office suite of solutions for the buy-side, Capstone Derivatives provides investment managers with the ability to model and manage derivatives alongside more traditional asset classes. It can be fully integrated with existing third-party buy-side systems, or deployed as part of the Capstone suite, and enables asset managers to manage and trade derivatives in the same blotter as other asset classes.

Other nominees in the 'Best New Vendor Solution' category include ITG/Triton, Reuters, and LatentZero partner Markit for its derivatives market intelligence and data feeds. The winner of the award will be announced at a gala ceremony in the City of London on 20th September.

About LatentZero

LatentZero is a global technology firm that specializes in developing complete front-office solutions for the buy-side community. LatentZero's suite of products, known collectively as Capstone, is used by 7 of the world's top 10 asset management organizations. More than 3,500 portfolio managers, traders and compliance officers worldwide rely on Capstone to manage assets in excess of $8 trillion. For additional information, please visit www.latentzero.com

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