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Vertex One Asset Management Llverages Linedata's Global Hedge Technology enabling new fund launched and continued growth

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1 June 2015
Canada

Linedata (NYSE Euronext: LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, today announced that its client Vertex One Asset Management (Vertex One), a client since 2012 utilizing Linedata Global Hedge for real-time P&L, valuation, trading, reporting and compliance, has experienced significant growth due in large part to the technology of Linedata Global Hedge and partnership with Linedata. The Linedata Global Hedge Platform and team have provided a competitive edge allowing for improved client experiences & operational service excellence.

Established in 1997, the Vancouver, Canada-based Vertex One manages $2.1 Billion CAD in assets. Vertex One manages six investment funds, including the Vertex Fund, one of the largest hedge funds in Canada. To support the firms’ evolution, Vertex One relies on Linedata’s Global Hedge team for their multi-strategy domain expertise, and consider them a valuable extension of Vertex One’s core team, and a true middle office partner.

I see Linedata’s distinguishing feature as being the team behind the technology. They strive to form partnerships and display a dedication to providing a customized solution. Generally, everyone has capable technology but not everyone creates goodwill. That’s the key ingredient when engaging a service provider long-term and why we partnered with Linedata”, said Rob Binnington Manager of Operations and Marketing at Vertex One.

“We are delighted that Vertex One has chosen and continues to rely on Linedata Global Hedge to grow and expand its business,” said Gary Brackenridge, Global Head of Hedge Funds at Linedata. “Our partnership with Vertex One is typical of an industry trend, as more hedge funds look for strong partners who demonstrate an understanding of their business requirements and implementing tailored solutions that can facilitate their corporate growth. Firms today want a team of experts that become an extension of their core teams without adding overhead and headcount, they purchase people not software.”

Linedata Global Hedge includes trading, order management, portfolio management, compliance, reporting, and investor accounting.”

ABOUT VERTEX ONE ASSET MANAGEMENT

Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Vertex One Asset Management Inc. was founded in 1997 by three investment professionals. Today, the firm manages over $2 Billion CAD in assets with 24 employees. Vertex One is an independent investment firm that seeks to offer investors a different approach to fund management, one based on capital preservation in both good and bad markets. Their clients include: investment advisors, high-net-worth individuals, and institutions. To align interests with their clients, Vertex One employees are collectively the largest investors across its funds. For more information visit: www.vertexone.com.