Murex signs with LaCaixa
Murex announced that Caixa d’Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona, "la Caixa", one of the most important savings bank in Europe and Spain’s third largest financial entity, has selected Murex MX.3 as its treasury division front to back cross asset solution.

Paris, September 5th, 2007

MX.3 is Murex’s latest solution firmly positioning the company as the leader of cross-asset trading, risk management and processing solutions in the industry.

MX.3 will be deployed to a hundred users in Barcelona. La Caixa will be using MX.3 for equity derivatives, interest rate derivatives, bonds, foreign exchange and money markets, foreign exchange options and credit derivatives, all front to back. In addition to this wide functional coverage including structured products, "la Caixa" selected Murex’s credit risk solution for pre-trade and post-trade real-time limits checking.

Joaquin Aguirre, IT Director - Financial Markets from "la Caixa" said "Our challenge was to be able to consolidate our treasury activity within one single solution. With Murex, we are able to handle more efficiently the most complex derivatives with the highest STP rates."

"While others are entering the derivatives market, we have an established leading presence thanks to over 20 years of experience and innovation in this key area to Murex. This selection adds another significant milestone to our leading presence in the Spanish market, with clients such as Banco Santander, Caja de Madrid, Caixa d’Estalvis de Catalunya and Bankinter. It also reflects our dedication and commitment to this interesting and fast growing market» says Maroun Edde, Managing Partner of Murex.

About Murex

Building on over 20 years of successful presence in capital markets with over 200 clients and 20 000 users worldwide, Murex has developed an unmatched competence in the design and implementation of cross asset trading, risk management and processing solutions for the world’s top financial institutions, hedge funds, asset management companies and corporations. Featuring unrivalled product coverage and leading functionality in each asset class, MX.3 supports the entire trading, risk management and processing life cycle of interest rate, foreign exchange, equity, credit and commodity instruments. The platform delivers superior power and flexibility, from high volume trading to exotic product structuring. A team of over 800 specialists, located in Europe, America and Asia is dedicated to providing clients with the best support in the industry.