MBRM - MB Risk Management
29 Throgmorton Street
London EC2N 2AT
United Kingdom

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July 2010

MB Risk Management (MBRM) are pleased to announce the launch of the Universal Add-ins for the open-source OpenOffice.org (OOo) office software suite version 3.x running under Microsoft Windows.

This added functionality in OOo calls the same tried and tested Universal Add-ins core financial derivatives trading and risk management libraries which are used world-wide.

The add-ins will work under your existing Universal Add-ins license number if you already have one for your machine. This will thus enable you, for no extra charge, to call the Universal Add-ins library from the OOo Calc spreadsheet application as well as from other OOo office applications, alongside accessing the same libraries from Microsoft Excel and from multiple programming environments.

Our download package includes extensive OOo sample spreadsheets that will get you up and running in no time. The Universal Add-ins for OOo can be downloaded from the Download Center of our MBRM Web Service:

sub group "Universal Add-ins for OpenOffice.org Calc")

You can download the latest version of the OOo office software suite for FREE from their website:



MBRM, an FSS - Financial Systems Software company, was founded in 1988 by Dr. Mamdouh Barakat. Prior to this, Mamdouh was a quantitative analyst with Drexel Burnham Lambert. He has also held the post of Senior Managing Director of Philadelphia based FNX Limited, who provide global risk management systems to the largest institutions in the world. He received his doctorate, in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Simulation Modelling from the London School of Economics.

MBRM are pioneers of the financial add-in and toolkit market segments. They are developers of the most widely used derivative software. MBRM have been continuously providing leading edge analytical solutions since 1988 and have one of the longest successful track records in the industry. MBRM regard this as essential since every sale is the start of a long term partnership. The Universal Add-ins are used for the pricing, risk management, trading, fund management and auditing of securities, options, futures and swaps in the fixed income, commodities, equities, foreign exchange and money markets.

Their software is used world-wide by over 30,000 users at major Investment Houses, Money Managers, Corporate Treasuries and by sophisticated private investors. http://www.mbrm.com/client_list.shtml, which lists just SOME of MBRM's users around the World, is like a Who's Who of market participants.

The Universal Add-ins are supplied as Dynamic Link Library (DLL) toolkits which are fully integrated with Excel and Windows. They can also be used as libraries for in-house applications, including those developed in Visual Basic, Microsoft Access Database, C or C++. The software can be linked with most real-time feeds to provide a dynamic analytical environment. This object-orientated building-block approach provides unequalled speed, cost-effectiveness and flexibility. Technical support from MBRM is excellent since the software has been designed and implemented in-house.

A free fully functional 30 day trial can be downloaded from their Internet web site: http://www.mbrm.com

MBRM also provides source code and analytical consultancy to integrate its technology into existing in-house systems. This provides an alternative to either developing the software in-house, or buying in a potentially inflexible third party system. By sharing its analytical techniques with many clients, MBRM can assist you in building a low cost in-house solution with world-beating analytical tools.

Additionally, MBRM provides customised risk management training which uniquely combines analytical excellence with technology solutions, at either their or the clients premises. This would be tailored to the backgrounds of the participants, whether they are traders, technology or internal audit professionals. This could include solving real life problems with which the participants are struggling.

MBRM's full brochure, including price list (page 22) can be found at:


Their latest price list can also been found at: http://www.mbrm.com/pricelist.shtml

For further information, please contact our Sales Team

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