Students Leverage Numerix Analytics – Gain Invaluable Real-world Experience with Market’s Leading Pricing and Risk Management Software

New York, NY – August 12, 2015 – Today Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, announces a new partnership with the BM&FBOVESPA Educational Institute based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The primary goals of the institute are to promote financial education, professional training and incentives for academic production. The institute offers courses spanning risk management, trading and investing – stressing both business fundamentals and industry best practices.

The BM&FBOVESPA Institute of Education is an educational reference point for the Brazilian financial market. Last year the Institute had around 7,000 students enrolled through businesses or independently, and today over fifty courses are open to anyone enrolled spanning fixed income, risk management, equities, derivatives and funds as well as personal finance. The Institute offers single day courses on various personal financial topics, to eighteen month MBA courses within Capital Markets and Derivatives, and Financial Risk Management.

Numerix will be leveraged in intermediary and advanced courses throughout the curriculum for the sophisticated analysis, pricing, modeling and managing of complex financial products. Many students are already working within the financial community so will gain invaluable real-world experience through the utilization of Numerix’s cutting edge derivatives software.

“Recognized as the market standard in derivatives pricing and risk management software, we’re proud the Institute has decided to leverage Numerix as part of its curriculum, especially the technical training of specialists in the area of risk and the capital markets,” said Steven R. O’Hanlon, Chief Executive Officer and President of Numerix. “Numerix will support a highly analytical approach and provide a quantitative perspective – adding professional expertise to current classroom practices, and enhancing each student’s experience, depth of industry knowledge and skill set.”  


About Numerix
Numerix is the award winning, leading independent analytics institution providing cross-asset solutions for structuring, pre-trade price discovery, trade capture, valuation and portfolio management of derivatives and structured products. Since its inception in 1996, over 700 clients and 90 partners across more than 26 countries have come to rely on Numerix analytics for speed and accuracy in valuing and managing the most sophisticated financial instruments. With offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Vancouver, London, Paris, Milan, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Dubai, Beijing, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Taipei, Numerix brings together unparalleled expertise across all asset classes and engineering disciplines. For more information please visit

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Emily Ahearn
Numerix, Director of Public Relations


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