LUXEMBOURG and LONDON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Harinvest, a private investment company based in Luxembourg, and its partner Aquiline Capital Partners, a Private Equity firm based in NYC, have sold BISAM Technologies SA to Factset, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service.
Founded by in 2000 by Alexandre Harkous, Christophe Volard and Xavier Chaudé, BISAM is a leading provider of portfolio performance and attribution, multi-asset risk, GIPS composites management and investment reporting.
Many of the world's largest asset managers use BISAM's software to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies and better serve their clients. B-One, BISAM's award-winning, market-leading cross-asset solution, has emerged as the leading software solution for performance measurement and attribution. Simultaneously, its Cognity product (originally owned by FinAnalytica) is a powerful and recognized risk analysis for derivatives and quantitative portfolio construction engine.
BISAM B-One has won Waters' Buy-Side Technology "BEST PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT & ATTRIBUTION AWARD" for nine consecutive years.
"We have been pleased to partner with BISAM's founders and management team to help grow a market-leading investment management analytics business," said Geoff Kalish, partner at Aquiline Capital Partners.
"BISAM is a fantastic business success which we have created from scratch. It was expanded with the support of Aquiline Capital Partners, Donal Smith, Bill Haney, Michel Haski and Philippe Collas to become a global asset management leading analytics and reporting solutions provider," said Alexandre Harkous, founder of BISAM and Managing Partner of Harinvest. "I think that Factset is the best partner for BISAM and its clients, as well as a great working place for its employees," added Alexandre Harkous.
Harinvest was represented by Latham & Watkins and Barou Advisers.
Alexandre Harkous, Managing Partner (firstname.lastname@example.org)