SOURCE: Centaura Solutions

October 25, 2010 07:00 ET

Dow Jones Indexes Selects Centaura Solutions to Deliver Dow Jones/Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 25, 2010) -  Centaura Solutions today announced that Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, will utilize the Centaura Solutions Asset Management System (AMS) to provide data capture services in connection with the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes.

Centaura's AMS is designed with a robust set of streamlined performance data capture capabilities which will be used for the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes. The system is capable of integrating with a number of market data or hedge fund data providers to efficiently price hedge funds in multi-currencies. Additionally, the application has extensive reporting capabilities to ensure information is processed and reported accurately.

"Today, a limited number of institutions are using systematized risk management solutions. Most existing processes have largely been manual via spreadsheets, increasing operational risk and the likelihood of errors," said Bill Elbery, Head of Sales and Business Development, Centaura Solutions. "With access to a flexible, out-of-the-box solution such as Centaura AMS, Dow Jones Indexes will be able to provide the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index data with the highest degree of accuracy and efficiency."

About Centaura Solutions Inc.

Centaura's mission is to be the leading asset management software vendor and data service provider to Manager-of-Manager organizations that include fund of funds, family offices, endowments, and pension plans. Centaura's Asset Management Platform (AMP) is the most comprehensive solution in the market place, enabling Manager-of-Manager firms to run all aspects of their firm: including investment management, research, risk, operations, compliance, investor relations, operations, sales and marketing. The AMP suite is offered on a modular basis for stand-alone or integrated use with other software products as well as an enterprise solution. Centaura's AMS module provides robust research management and portfolio analytic tools, providing a systematized solution for alternative asset management and risk management. Centaura's AMP is available through Software as a Service ("SaaS") or a managed services model. 

About Dow Jones Indexes

Dow Jones Indexes ( is a leading full-service index provider that develops, maintains and licenses indexes for use as benchmarks and as the basis of investment products. Best-known for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Dow Jones Indexes offers more than 130,000 equity indexes as well as fixed-income and alternative indexes, including measures of hedge funds, commodities and real estate. Dow Jones Indexes employs clear, unbiased and systematic methodologies that are fully integrated within index families. "Dow Jones Indexes" is the marketing name and a licensed trademark of CME Group Index Services LLC, a joint venture company which is owned 90 percent by CME Group Inc. ( and 10 percent by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (, a News Corporation company (NASDAQ: NWS) (NASDAQ: NWSA) (ASX: NWS) (ASX: NWSLV) ("Dow Jones Indexes" is a trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC.

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