Easy & Fast Installation.

AlternativeSoft can be installed in as little as 5 minutes. All you need is a laptop/pc, an internet connection to download our software and the desire to simplify your investment process. We will assist you every step of the way.
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Software Screenshots
  • Morningstar

    Morningstar & Customizable Peer Groups

  • Alpha-and-Beta

    Alpha and Beta Separation in Style Analysis

  • Criteria

    Criteria Based Searching

  • Monte-Carlo

    Monte Carlo Simulation for Portfolio and Assets

  • Multi-factor

    Multi-factor Stress Testing

  • Deep

    Deep Portfolio Management

  • Quick-&-Easy

    Track Manager Exposures

  • Track-Manager

    Measure and Monitor Portfolio Risk

  • Measure-and-Monitor

    Quick & Easy Screening

Selection of Our Clients
AlternativeSoft – Our Team & Goals

Built with attention to detail and beautifully presented

We have no doubts about who and where we are and where we strive to be. We are AlternativeSoft - an award winning financial software company, specializing in Asset Selection and Portfolio Construction software for institutional fund investors.

 

Laurent Favre

Founder, CEO & Partner

Laurent founded AlternativeSoft after four years at UBS Wealth Management where he was head of tactical asset allocation. At UBS, he spear-headed and implemented the investment strategies for CHF110 billion of private client assets, CHF30 billion for mutual funds and was involved in the construction of the first CHF6 billion UBS Wealth Management fund of hedge funds.

Laurent is also a co-author of several books on funds of hedge funds and hedge fund asset allocation and is frequently featured in the Journal of Alternative Investments and other trade journals. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on asset allocation with hedge funds and is an associate researcher at EDHEC-RISK and teacher of courses on hedge funds at Madrid University.

He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and an MBA in finance, both from the University of Lausanne and was a professor of economics and mathematics for 2 years in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Laurent Favre

Laurent Favre

Founder, CEO & Partner

Vic Kotecha

Head of Sales

Vic is responsible for developing sales in the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, Italy, Spain and Middle East.

Prior to joining AlternativeSoft, he worked for Citigroup as Sales Manager for an electronic commerce platform, dedicated to Central Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Whilst at Citigroup, from 2004 to 2006, he was responsible for the growth of new business and implementing strategic initiatives in terms of sales and marketing. From 2001 to 2004, Vic worked at Bloomberg in the sales department covering major institutions in London.

He holds a bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering and a Masters in Risk Management.

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Vic Kotecha

Vic Kotecha

Head of Sales

Ravi Malhotra

Senior Quantitative Analyst

Ravi develops and validates mathematical models, whilst providing quantitative support to clients.

Ravi wrote a thesis on <a href="http://alternativesoft.com/files/RaviMalhotraThesis.pdf">Portfolio Management in the Presence of Stochastic Volatility"</a>.During 2006, Ravi collaborated with a professor to develop a bio-mathematical model on the relationship between glucose and insulin levels in the human body.

He holds a BSc in Mathematics and an MSc in Financial Mathematics from King's College, University of London.

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Ravi Malhotra

Ravi Malhotra

Senior Quantitative Analyst

Sagar Amlani IMC

Senior Associate

Sagar is responsible for the production and development of models for the software, as well as providing a fresh attitude to daily business developments. He also provides quantitative support to clients and finds solutions to their needs.

Prior to joining AlternativeSoft, Sagar completed a summer internship at the Financial Times in London where he worked across the Finance, Legal and Company Secretariat departments. He is now an ambassador for the Pearson Diversity Summer Internship programme. Sagar’s interests lie in modern portfolio theory, hedge fund and mutual fund selection and the regulatory environment.

He holds a BSc (Hons) Economics from the University of Nottingham and an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School in London. He is also a holder of the IMC and a member of the CFA Society of the UK.

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Sagar Amlani IMC

Sagar Amlani IMC

Senior Associate

Akshay Lad

Account Manager

Akshay joined AlternativeSoft in March 2011. He leads all aspects of client relationships, retention and development. He has been managing client accounts which include large pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private banks and fund of funds. He provides quantitative supports and training to clients, provides explanations on various risk measures like VaR, omega or bias ratio, portfolio management, Black-Litterman portfolio construction, stepwise regression, hedge funds exposures or stress testing.

He also holds knowledge of and has been associated with projects for systems integration, data integration and fund factsheet automation.

Akshay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Devi Ahilya University, India and an MSc in Banking and Finance from Queen Mary, University of London. He is currently a level 2 candidate for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.

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Akshay Lad

Akshay Lad

Account Manager

Mateja Spat

Client Services Analyst

Mateja is responsible for providing clients with technical support and dealing with their general queries about the use of AlternativeSoft.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics and is currently completing her MSc in Economics from University of Ljubljana and ESCP Europe, Paris.

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Mateja Spat

Mateja Spat

Client Services Analyst

Samantha Williams

Senior Sales

Samantha has significant experience working with alternative managers and service providers, and has been selling software for several years, before which she worked in prime brokerage for both Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers.

Samantha holds a BSc in Biochemistry from Royal Holloway and an MSc in International Management from Kings College, University of London.

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Samantha Williams

Samantha Williams

Senior Sales