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September 30, 2004

Gateway for Global Managers

By Staff Reports

LatentZero's clients will now be able to use the algorithmic trading techniques of Bank of America Securities (BAS) under a recently concluded alliance. Using LatentZero's order management and trading system Minerva - clients will have access to BAS' Electronic Trading Services.

"The key to working with LatentZero is that they had the foresight to de-couple algorithms from their core trading engine, affording them exceptional flexibility," according to Rob Flatley, managing director of electronic trading services at Bank of America Securities.

"With increased client and regulatory scrutiny as well as highly competitive brokerage relationships, the buyside trader is under mounting pressure to make the right execution decision for each individual trade," says Dan Watkins, managing director of LatentZero.