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Clearwater Capital Partners Achieves Trading and Operational Excellence by Implementing Paladyne

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 02, 2012 – Paladyne Systems®, Inc., a Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. Company (NYSE:BR) and leading provider of next generation investment management solutions, today announced that Clearwater Capital Partners LLC (“Clearwater”), a dedicated credit and special situations investment firm, has implemented Paladyne’s front-, middle- and back-office platform as a trading, portfolio management, compliance and operations solution for the global firm.  

Clearwater licensed the Paladyne Suite, an integrated set of software components for managing the lifecycle of orders, positions, and reference data, which tightly integrates with Advent’s Geneva®. Clearwater implemented Paladyne Portfolio Master as their exclusive multi-asset class trade order management and compliance system to support their front-office needs globally. In addition, Clearwater replaced their existing bank debt application with Paladyne Credit Master to better manage their bank debt strategies and more tightly integrate with Geneva®. Clearwater also implemented Paladyne Security Master to centrally manage their securities terms and conditions and corporate actions. Finally, Clearwater achieved a consolidated data warehouse for improved and more flexible reporting.

“From the front- to the back-office, we were able to leverage the Paladyne Suite of products to create efficiencies and scale within our organization that will allow us to continue to grow. We now have a global platform that integrates and communicates across systems, creating consistency in real-time data and information with streamlined workflows between our trading, operational and compliance teams across six geographies,” said Yao-Chye Chiang, Chief Operating Officer, Clearwater. “Paladyne’s global presence, particularly in Asia, which can support all our offices and operations, as well as Paladyne’s preferred partnership with Advent’s Geneva®, was a vital part of our decision process,” continued Mr. Chiang.  

“We are extremely pleased to have worked with Clearwater to realize their vision of bringing their global trading and operations onto one platform,” said Sameer Shalaby, President, Paladyne. “Clearwater’s selection of the Paladyne offering is confirmation of our ability to meet the needs of large investment firms with diverse strategies seeking a robust technology platform that fully integrates across all systems and products,” added Mr. Shalaby.

About Paladyne Systems

Paladyne Systems, a Broadridge Company (NYSE:BR), is the leading provider of next generation investment management solutions. Paladyne offers its integrated front-, middle- and back-office platform, known as the Paladyne Suite, to hedge funds, asset managers, fund administrators and prime brokers. The modular Paladyne Suite includes order management, portfolio management, reference data management, data warehouse and custom reporting and reconciliation, and is complemented by the Paladyne Network, an integrated network of leading 3rd-party software and market data firms. The solution can be delivered onsite or via Paladyne's industry-leading application service provider solution, - SSAE 16-certified Paladyne ASP. Paladyne was established in 2005 and acquired by Broadridge in 2011 and now serves over 225 clients worldwide. The firm has approximately 180 employees and is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in New Jersey, London, Russia and Hong Kong.

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About Clearwater

Clearwater is an investment firm with a 10‐year track record of investing in credit and special situations in Asia. Clearwater has approximately US$2 billion of assets under management and employs 70 professionals across six offices located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, Seoul, Beijing and New York. Clearwater is registered as an Investment Advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Clearwater Capital Partners Hong Kong Ltd, a subsidiary of Clearwater, has a Type 9 ‐ Fund Management License that is regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong while Clearwater Capital Partners Singapore Pte Ltd, another subsidiary of Clearwater, holds a Capital Markets Services license with the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

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