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Thomson Financialís PORTIA Goes Live at PI Investment Management


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Thomson Financialís PORTIA Integrated Portfolio Management Solution is Successfully Implemented

Hong Kong, 08/29/2005

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that PORTIA, Thomson Financialís portfolio management solution, has been launched by PI Investment Management, a leading Hong Kong hedge fund manager with US$150 million assets under management.

Mr. Henry Hui, Chief Financial Officer, at PI Investment Management, commented, ďWe have found Thomson PORTIA to be an extremely robust investment management system complementing the rapid growth of PI Investment Management. Thomson PORTIA has delivered both efficiency and effectiveness demanded by our operations and portfolios under management through its comprehensive functionalities, reporting capabilities and solid support. As one of the first leading hedge funds to adopt Thomson PORTIA, this has given us a competitive edge...Ē

PI Investment Management selected Thomson Financialís PORTIA solution for its power, stability, and large footprint across Asia and the world. PI Investment also selected Thomsonís professional services to help accelerate the data conversion, report development and other operational efficiencies gained through PORTIA.

ďWeíve seen tremendous growth in the hedge fund and investment management markets in this region and we meet that opportunity with a value proposition that combines Thomsonís integrated workflow solutions like PORTIA with consulting, strong local market knowledge and success, and a support model that exceeds our customersí expectationsĒ, said Roger McAvoy, Regional Director of Thomson Financialís Corporate Services, Investment Banking and Investment Management group. ďThe addition of PI Investment Management to our long list of regional customers affirms that our value proposition and global product strategies in this region work well,Ē he added.

Thomson PORTIA is the investment industryís most powerful and comprehensive portfolio management system, automating the trading, analysis, and operations of money managers in 40 countries. Thomson PORTIA is a comprehensive portfolio management system that provides flexible reporting, support for all security types, full multi-currency capabilities and real time processing that is interoperable with Thomson PORTIA Trade EQ. Thomson PORTIA Trade EQ is the gateway linking buy and sell side institutions plus exchanges and electronic connectivity networks for true STP processing. Thomson PORTIA Trade EQ also features effective portfolio modeling and compliance functionality.

About Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial is a US$1.73 billion provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Through the widest range of products and services in the industry, Thomson Financial helps clients in more than 70 countries make better decisions, be more productive and achieve superior results. Thomson Financial is part of The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com), a global leader in providing integrated information solutions to more than 20 million business and professional customers in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate e-learning and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. With revenues of US$8.10 billion, The Thomson Corporation lists its common shares on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).



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