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EAM Investors Live on Charles River’s Expanded Data Management Service

July 17, 2014



BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Charles River, a front- and middle-office investment management solution provider, today announced that EAM Investors, LLC, is live on the Charles River Data Service for batch reference and issuer data, real-time pricing, new security setup, and the recently-offered constituent-level benchmark data. EAM has implemented the private cloud-based Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) and is also using the Charles River FIX network for electronic trading.

“Charles River has improved our execution capabilities and investment guidelines monitoring by delivering accurate data to our portfolio managers and traders,” said Derek J. Gaertner, Director and Chief Operating Officer, EAM Investors. “With Charles River hosting the system and managing the data, we have lower technology costs and can focus our time on our core competencies.”

“Front-office systems are some of the biggest consumers of data, and as the volume and number of feeds increase, so do data costs and complexity,” said Brad Haigis, Director, Data Services, Charles River Development. “Charles River addresses these challenges for firms, like EAM, by providing a single, fully managed data service that supports the complete trade lifecycle.”

The Charles River Data Service is an integral part of Charles River’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and is also available to legacy client-hosted environments.

About EAM Investors, LLC

Founded in August 2007, EAM Investors, LLC (“EAM”) is a majority-employee-owned, institutionally-focused investment boutique, located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. EAM’s core strength is managing equity portfolios in markets where inefficiencies create significant opportunity for active management to add alpha. EAM manages equity portfolios in the U.S. and international small cap and micro cap markets. EAM is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

About Charles River

Charles River provides an end-to-end solution to automate front- and middle-office investment management functions across asset classes on a single platform. The solution offers a simplified operating model that includes enterprise software, data, application management/upgrades, hosting and FIX network to improve investment professional productivity, control risk and lower technology costs. Charles River serves more than 350 investment firms in 43 countries in the institutional asset and fund management, private wealth, alternative investments, insurance, banking, and pension markets.




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Marta von Loewenfeldt, +1 781-425-3032

MartavonLoewenfeldt@crd.com


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