SOURCE: ROME Corporation

March 28, 2007 06:00 ET

ROME Corporation Raises the Bar for Enterprise-Wide Credit Risk Management

The New Release of ROME CreditRisk Delivers Credit Risk Visibility, Across Both Physical and Financial Instruments

AUSTIN, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2007 -- ROME Corporation, the leading provider of enterprise credit risk management solutions for the energy market, today announced the release of the newest version of their industry-leading risk management product, ROME CreditRisk v3.5. It marks significant steps forward in helping companies reduce financial risk and improve operational efficiency. With these new enhancements, executives will spend less time meeting daily business requirements and more time optimizing their risk profile and creating profit and growth opportunities.

"With ROME's team of energy industry experts and input from our world-recognized customers, ROME CreditRisk has matured into the most robust enterprise credit risk management solution available in the energy marketplace," explains David Achim, CEO at ROME Corporation. "The diversity of our client base is a testament to the breadth and depth of the functionality we offer and the flexibility of our product."

The new release of ROME CreditRisk includes a number of significant enhancements including:

--  Support for Joint Ventures: track ownership percentages and apply to
    exposure calculations.
--  Configurable Agreement and Collateral Designers: customize terms and
    layout for multiple collateral instruments and contract types.
--  Enhanced Credit Facility Management: maintain facility information,
    calculate facility fees, and view facility fee reports in order to
    reconcile fees charged by bank facilities.
--  Improved Usability: new screen designs present information
    efficiently, allow for internationalization preferences, and improve ease
    of data entry. The overall user experience is enhanced and users are able
    to perform key tasks more effectively.
"As the energy industry continues to grow, credit managers are challenged to keep pace with the increasing complexities and demands in the front office. Leading organizations must take a proactive approach to understanding their enterprise-wide credit risk," said Shannon Hugetz, vice president of product management at ROME Corporation. "ROME CreditRisk is the ideal solution for these forward-looking companies, enabling them to answer vital questions related to their short and long-term financial stability."

About ROME Corporation

ROME Corporation is the leading provider of enterprise risk management solutions for the energy marketplace. ROME's suite of credit risk management products includes; ROME CreditRisk, ROME CreditScoring, ROME ContractManagement, and ROME DealValuation Engine. These products work together to help automate and streamline the processes for managing contracts, collateral, counterparties, credit scoring, and exposure. ROME delivers unprecedented visibility that allows energy leaders to turn risk into opportunity.

ROME solutions enable our customers to minimize risk while achieving greater efficiencies, increased liquidity and improved transparency. ROME Corporation is privately held, with investments from Azure Capital Partners and Powershift Ventures L.P. The company is based in Austin, Texas, with a sales and services office in Houston and London. You can contact ROME Corporation at 512-347-3200 or

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