AlternativeSoft - The Company: Founded in 2005, the company first sold software in January of the year. At that time, the company was run by Laurent Favre and Stephan Joehri, along with a team of 3 developers. By 2006, we sold to more than 20 clients, mainly concentrated in Switzerland and the US. In 2007, we expanded our operation in the UK, doubled our headcount of programmers and were profitable. In 2008, the largest US bank selected our software. In 2009, the success continues as the second largest UK pension fund and the second largest US pension fund selected our software. In 2010, the company's growth continued and the second largest Swiss bank and the largest European company selected our software. In 2012, we doubled our sales team in our Canary Wharf office, UK and added four new developers. In 2013, we sold to the largest US pension fund.
AlternativeSoft - Software Platform: We are the leader in software solutions for (i) portfolio construction with funds, (ii) ETFs, mutual funds, hedge funds and fund of hedge funds selection. Our platform is linked to all hedge funds' databases, Bloomberg, Morningstar Long Only, Lyxor, eVestment and Albourne. Some of our databases are updated daily. This is due to the web interface we have created between our software platform and all the hedge fund databases. Our users are rapidly able to build a portfolio with low downside risks using ETFs, mutual funds, futures, hedge funds and fund of fund. The process can be done with ease. AlternativeSoft - Industry Awards: - 2013: Winner of UK 'Technology Risk Provider of the Year' in the International Hedge Fund Awards. - 2012: First place in the 'Technology Provider for Risk Management' category of Hedge Funds Review Service Provider Rankings. - 2011: Second place in the 'Technology Provider' category of Hedge Funds Review Service Provider Rankings. AlternativeSoft - Our Models: We stay at the top of the research in finance since our foundation. We contribute to academic research by publishing articles on hedge funds and produce quantitative analysis in top finance journals. Our clients invest in our software platform knowing that they can take financial decisions which are supported by solid scientific models, therefore adding value to their clients in the long run. This allows them to build and maintain a robust investment process. AlternativeSoft - Our Client Support: Our global clients benefit from not only purchasing a software platform, they also benefit from our major software updates every 10 months with new models, with quantitative answers and IT support based in London. Our clients recognise us as an efficient and responsive software company.