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Blue Elephant Partners, LLC Licenses Principia SFP for Credit Investment Portfolio and Risk Management

New York, NY - May 28, 2013 – Principia, the leading software provider for the management of structured finance portfolios, today announced that New York based investment management firm Blue Elephant Partners, LLC has licensed the hosted version of Principia Structured Finance Platform (Principia SFP Service), to manage its credit investment business. The web-based system provides a streamlined platform for the firm’s investment management, integrating proven fixed income analytics, stress testing capabilities, strong operational controls and flexible reporting tools.

Ashees Jain, Partner at Blue Elephant said, “We needed a system that would enable quick time-to-market and provide the backbone to scale-up as our business grows. Principia’s web solution allows us to rapidly get up and running with a market proven credit investment management system that has the credit and cashflow analytics needed to actively assess and proactively risk manage our investments.”

“It is a pleasure to welcome Blue Elephant to our growing list of Principia SFP Service users. We launched the web solution so that credit investment businesses of all sizes could access our fixed income and structured credit functionality,” said Theresa Adams, President and CEO of Principia. “Increasingly, credit investors are selecting Principia to automate their analytics, risk management and reporting and obtain a unified risk and operational platform that reduces manual processes and allows for greater focus on their core investment activities.”

About Principia Partners
Principia Partners LLC (Principia) provides a comprehensive single platform solution for the end-to-end management of structured finance investments. Global financial institutions and independent asset managers have used the award winning Principia Structured Finance Platform since 1995 to unify investment analysis, portfolio management, risk surveillance, accounting and operational control across the breadth of structured credit assets, fixed income investments and complex derivatives.

For over 15 years Principia’s mission has been to help investors independently address the deal specific investment and cashflow analysis, valuation, risk management, reporting and due diligence requirements of structured credit investments and portfolios. Its dedicated support and continued development of functionality for structured finance instruments is accompanied by a proven and fully integrated derivative valuation framework. This overall credit investment and market risk solution delivers the robust backbone necessary for deeper investment analysis, proactive risk surveillance and operational control across the credit investment business.

Principia is based in New York, with an office in London and a technology center in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Principia SFP was awarded the Credit Technology Innovation award by Credit magazine in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

For press information contact:
Ben Jarrold
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7618 1370
Email: Jarrold@ppllc.com