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Athens, November 16th, 2011 – Finvent S.A., a high-performance software solutions provider for the Investment Management Industry in Greece, South and Eastern Europe, is pleased to announce sponsorship of the official presentation of the book “Portfolio management with multiple criteria: Theory & practice“ by Dr. Panagiotis Xidonas, Prof. Georgios Mavrotas (National Technical University of Athens), Prof. Ioannis Psarras (National Technical University of Athens) and Prof. Konstantinos Zopounidis (Technical University of Crete), Klidarithmos publications.

The presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd, at the Association of Greek Institutional Investors (AGII), on 15 Omirou Str. in Athens, at 18.30. Prominent speakers from the academic and financial industry will share their insight about the book: Prof. Simos Simopoulos, Rector of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Mr. Efthimios Ioannou, Finvent’s CEO, Prof. Apostolos Refenes and Emmanouil Kavoussanos of Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Mr. Ilias Lekkos, Director of Piraeus Bank Economic Analysis and Market division, Mr. Notis Mitarakis, Alternate Head of Economic Policy of Nea Dimokratia Political Party, Mr. Theodoros Krintas, General Secretary of AGII and Mr. Yannis Ritsios, President of Hellenic CFA Society.

The book aims at the enhancement of current investment management processes, the improvement of the computational effectiveness of contemporary financial engineering models and the augmentation of the operational transparency and regulation in the markets. Thus, it successfully introduces the state-of-the-art methodoly that contributes in the quality improvement of modern investments by:

  • Introducing innovative and integrated investment business analytics and frameworks
  • Launching new powerful and robust decision support algorithmic tools and mechanisms
  • Exploiting multiple risk metrics and standardized risk management procedures, within a fertile coalition

Finvent’s Portfolio Optimizer and Compliance (POC™) System, strongly founded on the latest cutting edge academic research and related to the book’s theory, will be introduced as well. “We will sponsor and participate in this event, as part of our commitment to continuously support research and scientific evolution in portfolio management”, mentioned Mr. Efthymios Ioannou, CEO and chairman for Finvent Software Solutions.

About Finvent

Finvent S.A., established in 2001, provides best-of-breed, mission-critical solutions to organizations in South Europe, Middle East and Africa. Our internationally renowned solutions are aimed both at global investment organizations and local firms while Finvent’s experience and certified consulting know-how have shown to optimize efficiency and automation at client implementations, reduce risk and free managers to focus on what they do best.  With more than 60 client firms in 14 countries, Finvent has established itself as a leading provider of trusted applications and related professional and custom engineering services.