Risk First Analytics, a market leading financial technology business, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued US Patent 8,566,206 covering its web-based platform for the risk management and reporting of pension plan assets, liabilities and risk.

Risk First Analytics delivers its proprietary technology through PFaroe® which allows in depth analysis of assets, liabilities and risk on a consistent basis through multiple risk-lenses.

Timothy Lyons, Chairman of RiskFirst Analytics, commented:

“…..as the pioneer of an integrated web-based approach to measuring and managing risk for defined benefit pension plans, like many technology companies we are keen to protect IP in which we have made a considerable investment. However, having secured a business process patent covering web-based reporting of pension plan assets, liabilities and risk, we intend to take a constructive approach to working with others interested in licensing our IP …”

About RiskFirst Analytics

RiskFirst Analytics is a financial technology company that provides intuitive, user-friendly risk analytics and business intelligence solutions.  Initially targeted towards the UK, where it is currently used by 157 pension plans with over £107 Billion of liabilities, PFaroe® is now also establishing a growing presence in the US. For more information please go to www.pfaroe.moodysanalytics.com.com


For more information and to discuss licensing opportunities, please contact:

Timothy Lyons, Chairman: timothy.lyons@pensionsfirst.com

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