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Brainpower (Neuer Markt: BPW), provider of investment analysis and decision-support software tools for the investment community, today announces the launch of a new investment analysis section built by Brainpower, on the Self Trade UK website.

Self Trade UK is the UK arm of German-based DAB bank AG and the fastest growing online broker in the country. Self Trade offers customers online access to Brainpower’s advanced and easy-to-use investment tools. Using the tools located in the ‘Self Invest’ section of, investors can analyse investment opportunities by sector (up to 10 different sectors offered) and theme (supports 6 themes). Additionally, clients can research individual stocks, find investment alternatives, receive analyst validations on selected stocks and build watch lists, giving them more control over their investment decisions.

Designed using Brainpower’s NetXceed software, the investment analysis site ‘Self Invest’ includes user-friendly navigable menus, easily understandable explanations and is deeply integrated to match Self Trade’s corporate look and feel.

Peter Boucher, Marketing Director of Self Trade, said, “With the addition of ISAs and a funds supermarket, we now have the full range of essential equity trading vehicles. The investment analysis feature is an extension of our vision to provide a user-friendly and value-for-money service and will enable our customers to make informed choices when deciding what and how to buy.”

Mark Wells, Chief Operating Officer of Brainpower, commented, “We are pleased to provide one of Europe’s largest e-brokers market-leading tools to help them attract and retain clients.”

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About Self Trade

Self Trade UK ( was established in May 2000 and is the UK arm of German-based DAB bank AG, the largest on-line financial services provider in Europe. Self Trade UK has more than 45,000 accounts and charges a flat fee of just £12.50 for all trades, regardless of size. Self Trade was the first online brokerage to provide 24-hour call centre support and is the only online brokerage to offer a “no quibble” refund of trading commissions on disputed trades.

About Brainpower

Brainpower is a developer and supplier of investment analysis and decision support tools for investment professionals and online financial service providers. Brainpower’s solutions are differentiated by their advanced capabilities to support enhanced decision-making for investment professionals and their clients, including retail investors.

The organisation’s high-end decision support tools for investment professionals, Brainpower Finest and Brainpower TOP FUNDS, support the analysis and management of stocks, mutual funds and portfolios. The technology is database-independent operating in a client/server environment. Based on recognised industry standards and solutions, the technology can be fully integrated into a client’s existing technological environment.

Brainpower NetXceed supplies the key functionalities of Brainpower Finest and Brainpower TOP FUNDS offering for online financial service providers. Brainpower COMPETE! and Brainpower Friends are innovative tools for marketing and sales professionals in the financial services sector facilitating client acquisition and retention. Customers include leading players in the fields of asset management, private banking and online financial services.

Brainpower is currently represented in fourteen major financial centres: Amsterdam, Dublin, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Lugano, Milan, Madrid, New York, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm and Zurich.

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Curtis E. Fox
Director, Communications & Investor Relations
Brainpower N.V.
Tel : +44 (0) 20 7392 7117
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Matthew Maxwell-Scott
Le Fevre Communications
Tel : +44 (0) 207 563 6400
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Nicola Johnson
Le Fevre Communications
Tel : +44 (0) 1865 202666

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