SOURCE: FiREapps

November 09, 2007 08:00 ET

Join Founder and President at HedgeTrackers and Senior Managing Director & Chief Institutional Strategist at Bear Stearns for a Webinar on the Impacts of Foreign Exchange on Corporate Valuations

Hosted by FiREapps, Webinar Attendees Approved for up to One CTP/CCM Recertification Credit by the Association for Financial Professionals

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - November 9, 2007) - FiREapps, the leading provider of Foreign Exchange Exposure Management Technologies, announced today that HedgeTrackers Founder and President, Helen Kane, Bear Stearns Senior Managing Director & Chief Institutional Strategist, Leo Tilman and FiREapps CEO, Wolfgang Koester will lead an upcoming Webinar to discuss the impact of foreign exchange uncertainty on corporate valuations, and the need to elevate the awareness and priority of foreign exchange exposure management within multinational companies.

During this one hour session attendees will learn about the impacts that foreign exchange volatility and uncertainty can have on overall corporate performance and shareholder value. This session will be particularly useful for senior level treasury executives and CFOs interested in enhancing shareholder value through the effective use of best practices. Specific attention will be focused on discussing the following areas of hidden impact:

--  Foreign exchange exposure management as an enterprise issue
--  Impact of foreign exchange volatility on shareholder value
--  Foreign Exchange Exposure Management as a competitive advantage
--  Self-diagnosing foreign exchange risks
--  Appropriate next steps to achieve best practices

Topic:          Understanding the Hidden Impact of Foreign Exchange
                 Uncertainty on Corporate Valuations
Date:           Thursday, November 15, 2007
Time:           11:00am PST / 1:00pm CST / 2:00pm EST

To register:    http://www.fireapps.com/News/webinars.asp

"Foreign exchange volatility can have significant impact on shareholder value, and as such, the issue needs to be elevated to an enterprise level within organizations," said Wolfgang Koester, CEO at FiREapps. "As strong believers that all organizations need to increase their sophistication for managing foreign exchange, our intention is to provide a learning environment for professionals to understand the most effective best practices."

About Koester

Wolfgang Koester is the CEO of Rim-Tec, Inc. which developed FiREapps, the leading provider of Foreign Exchange Exposure Management Technologies. Koester has been managing risk for Fortune 100 companies as well as governments, including G-10s, since 1986. Prior to forming Rim-Tec, Koester served as President with GFTA Trendanalysen Inc., a quantitative currency manager. Koester holds a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University and a Master's Degree in International Management from The Garvin School of International Management.

About FiREapps

FiREapps™, a subsidiary of Rim-Tec, Inc., is the leading provider of Foreign Exchange Exposure Management Technologies. The company provides technologies and services that insulate corporations from the uncertainty and volatility of foreign exchange. These solutions help customers mitigate economic and compliance risk while increasing profitability and operational efficiencies. FiREapps has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Portland, Oregon.

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