TRIGRAM CAPITAL MANAGEMENT SELECTS IMAGINE SOFTWARE FOR ASIA-FOCUSED HEDGE FUND LAUNCH

New York - 19 September 2006

Further Underscores Reputation as Preferred Vendor for Hedge Fund Start-ups

Imagine Software, the leading provider of on-demand trading, portfolio, and risk management solutions for the global financial industry, today announced that Trigram Capital Management has selected Imagine’s Derivatives.com platform to facilitate the launch of its new Asia-focused hedge fund.

Trigram is a global alternative asset management firm that takes a multi-strategy approach to Asia’s most liquid markets, including Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Australia. It employs Derivatives.com to simultaneously trade comprehensive sets of securities, track live P&L values, and examine exposure to shifting market prices, interest rates, yield-curve assumptions and other potential portfolio risks.

“Imagine Software was the clear choice for us,” said Brian Lippey, CEO and Managing Member of Trigram Capital Management. “We can now manage our cross-asset trading operations in real time, plus benefit from superior risk analytics and the ability to interface with additional back-office systems. Imagine offered all of the software, market data, and services we needed in a single package

"We are delighted to be a part of a major new launch,” said Steven Harrison, President of Imagine Software. “Because our integrated platform supports both position and risk management across all major asset classes, we can improve the ability of clients like Trigram to navigate varying market conditions.” He added: “Because we provide institutional-grade portfolio management, investor transparency, and risk tools, Derivatives.com inspires investor confidence, which is absolutely critical for our clients in the hedge fund community.”

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