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Since 2005, AlternativeSoft has simplified the fund selection and portfolio construction process for investors by aggregating data into one intuitive platform and using state-of-the-art analytics to provide investment solutions.


  • 2018

    Continuing an ambition to become the pre-eminent software for third-party fund analysis, a brand new Private Equity Module was launched to allow both Fund and Portfolio-level analysis.

  • 2017

    AlternativeSoft launched its first dedicated web-based software for Fund Selection, connecting to over 17,000 unique and actively reporting Hedge Funds and over 250,000 Long-only Funds.

  • 2016

    The Exposure Analysis module for both Hedge Fund and Long-only Investors was launched and development began on custom web-based solutions in close collaboration with users and their idiosyncratic needs.

  • 2015

    As the Sales, Support and Quant teams in London continued to grow, AlternativeSoft relocated to a larger office in Canary Wharf. By this point, total combined client AuM reached almost $1trn.

  • 2014

    Users were offered even more choice and flexibility as new data integrations and software partnerships were announced.

  • 2013

    AlternativeSoft was ranked as the number one software for Risk Management by Hedge Funds Review for the second consecutive year. In addition, the largest US Pension Fund selected AlternativeSoft to support their Hedge Fund investment team.

  • 2012

    The expansion of the London office continued as AlternativeSoft doubled the Sales team to meet demand while the developer headcount increased to 14. A key data partnership was established with Morningstar, enabling users to analyze data for over 250,000 Long-only and ETF funds.

  • 2011

    A dedicated team of Quantitative Analysts were established in the London office to increase the number of new models in the development pipeline.

  • 2010

    The year was marked by the conversion of the software’s underlying source code, providing greater flexibility and compatibility. Users could now track & manage their live Fund-of-Fund Portfolios using AlternativeSoft’s new Portfolio Management Module.

  • 2009

    The pace of software development increased as some of the world’s largest Pension Funds chose AlternativeSoft.

  • 2008

    Large US Banks began to choose AlternativeSoft and partnerships were agreed with key data providers, HFR and Eurekahedge.

  • 2007

    Growth and expansion of operations in the United Kingdom by opening a London office and the number of developers was doubled to six. The development team doubled in size as profits were reinvested into the business.

  • 2006

    With over 20 clients on-board, AlternativeSoft set out to establish itself in the Fund-of-Funds space and began taking feature requests from users.

  • 2005

    AlternativeSoft AG was founded in Geneva by Laurent Favre and Stephan Joehri. By the end of the year the company employed a team of 3 developers.

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