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Areion taps into Imagine cloud based service


Hong Kong-based Areion Asset Management, a hedge fund focused on Japanese and Asian equity markets, has tapped into Imagine Software’s cloud-based ASP platform. 

The hook-up enabled Areion to replace its legacy portfolio management system while simultaneously adding a risk management solution. Areion employs long/short equity and event-driven strategies to invest in a diversified portfolio of equities, options and futures.

By tapping into the service, Areion benefits from straightforward platform integration, fast time-to-market, advanced portfolio and risk capabilities, and easy scalability for future business needs, according to Imagine CEO Lance Smith.

Areion co-founder Giselle Leung says Imagine’s platform allows the fund to