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AKO Capital Selects CYMBA Technologies Athena Investment Management Solution (IMS).

February 5, 2016

London, 8th February 2016 – CYMBA Technologies, the fast growing provider of high-performance Multi Asset Class Investment Management solutions, has today announced that AKO Capital, one of Europe’s leading Investment partnerships, has selected the CYMBA Athena IMS platform for its Order Management, Pre & Post Trade Compliance, Trading and Execution functions. The deployment of Athena will enable straight through processing of all investment decisions and ensure a fully compliant, audited, accurate and efficient workflow process for AKO’s existing strategies. It will also incorporate pre and post trade compliance management for a new UCITS fund.

David Woodburn, Chief Operating & Finance Officer at AKO Capital commented: “We conducted a thorough market research of vendors and platforms. With the CYMBA Athena IMS platform, we believe we have made the right choice and we have been very impressed with the product’s functionality, ease of integration and more importantly the professionalism of the team behind it.”

Karim Ali, Managing Partner at CYMBA commented: “AKO Capital’s selection of the CYMBA Athena IMS is of particular significance to us as it once again re-affirms our strongly held conviction of Athena’s market leading functionality and technical strength. We are committed to providing our clients with the ability to scale up their operations in terms of investment management, decision support, electronic access to global trading destinations, complete adherence to regulatory landscapes and crucially, a totally complete and audited end to end integrated operational environment. We are delighted to welcome AKO Capital on-board and look forward to a strong long-term professional engagement”.

About AKO Capital
Based in London and founded in 2005, AKO Capital is one of Europe´s leading investment partnerships managing approximately USD 10bn across long-only and long-short equity funds.
AKO Capital utilises a rigorous, proprietary research-driven investment process believing that the best way to create a strong risk-adjusted return over time is to own the best assets for the long term.

About CYMBA Technologies
CYMBA Technologies is a leading supplier of front office solutions to the Hedge Fund, Multi Manager and Asset Management community. The CYMBA Athena, multi-asset suite of products provides high-performance Pre and Post Trade Compliance (incl. full UCITS support), Portfolio Modelling, Order Management and Real Time P&L. CYMBA Athena is offered as a full suite or as modules and delivered via SaaS or Enterprise installations.


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