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Portware Named One of the Top Foreign Exchange Innovators by Global Finance

November 6, 2015

Portware, a FactSet company and the first and only global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence, today announced that Global Finance has included Portware in its first annual list of forex leaders, "The Innovators 2015 – Foreign Exchange." Portware was selected for its proven innovation, rapid growth in FX business, and comprehensive FX trading solutions.

The list is compiled by members of the Global Finance editorial board to provide recognition to outstanding members of the foreign exchange space who have implemented breakthrough products and improved services to transform FX strategy and mitigate risk. Today, asset managers face increasing challenges in navigating the evolving FX market and regulatory requirements. Portware has made significant investment in technology and resources to help asset managers manage complex, multi-asset workflows across the trade lifecycle.

Portware FX provides traders with a real-time view of the entire FX marketplace through a single, fully customizable front-end trading environment. The comprehensive FX trading solution aggregates liquidity from all global providers including banks, ECNs, and interdealer platforms to streamline complex workflows and give traders maximum choice with respect to trading strategies and order routing destinations. Portware's customizable algorithmic strategies, powerful analytics, and end-to-end workflow integration give users a compelling and complete FX trading solution that brings new efficiencies to FX trading.

"We're honored by this recognition from Global Finance, which validates our contribution and dedication to our clients in the evolving FX marketplace," said Alfred Eskandar, CEO, Portware. "As a leading multi-asset execution management provider to global asset managers, we continue our commitment to innovation with a truly customizable and intelligent platform for smart automation."

About Portware, a FactSet company
Portware, a FactSet company, is the first and only global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence. Portware's thinking EMS helps automate and streamline the buy side's most complex trading workflows. Spanning more than 40 offices in 16 countries together with FactSet, Portware works in partnership with its clients to create highly customizable, automated solutions to create bespoke workflows, increase operational efficiencies and more closely align portfolio strategy with trade execution worldwide. As part of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE; NASDAQ:FDS), Portware's award-winning trade automation solutions are redefining the electronic trading landscape by empowering traders and portfolio managers to maximize liquidity access, minimize information leakage, and enhance trade execution quality consistently to outperform in today's complex global markets.

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