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HYPERION NAMED FINALIST IN PRESTIGIOUS

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AWARDS 2003

…customer ICAP nominated for most innovative and successful business intelligence project…



Web address: http://www.elanconf.co.uk/im2003/index.php



LONDON, UK. 2nd December 2003 – Hyperion (Nasdaq: HYSL), the global leader in Business Performance Management software, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the prestigious Information Management (IM) Awards 2003 for the most innovative and successful project involving the application of business intelligence technology.



The Information Management Awards 2003 (http://www.elanconf.co.uk/im2003/index.php)

are the premier industry recognition of excellence and innovation in the management of business information. The primary criteria for judging were the delivery of significant and definable business benefits, together with the innovation and originality of the application.



According to Neil Vincent, Global Financial Planning and Analysis Manager: “The ICAP Management Reporting and Information Analysis Project, based around Hyperion Business Performance Management software, was designed to streamline the financial management reporting cycle for both management and statutory purposes as well as provide a unified information analysis platform for ICAP’s 24 offices globally. Reducing the production of management accounts by three days every month and providing consistent analysis of data has resulted in better informed business decisions. There has in addition been a significant reduction in the amount of clerical activity undertaken by professionally qualified staff and this, allied to the elimination of the duplication of effort in different regions, has led to staff being able to provide more considered analysis.”



The Awards dinner and presentation will be held on 4 December, 2003, in The Great Room at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London



About ICAP



ICAP is the world’s largest interdealer broker and is one of the world’s leading electronic brokers of fixed income securities with a daily average transaction volume in excess of 0 billion, 40% of which is electronic. The Group is active in the wholesale market for OTC derivatives, fixed income securities, money market products, foreign exchange, energy, credit and equity derivatives. With 2800 staff operating from 24 offices worldwide, ICAP (IAP.L) is one of the UK’s 130 largest quoted companies. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a FTSE 250 company with a market capitalization of circa £1.4bn (US.3bn).



About Hyperion



Hyperion is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 9,000 customers rely on Hyperion software to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution and provide insight to improve financial and operational performance. Hyperion combines the most complete set of interoperable applications with the leading business intelligence platform to support and create Business Performance Management solutions. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company’s innovative and specialized solutions and services.



Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Hyperion employs approximately 2,600 people in 20 countries and is represented in 25 additional countries through distributor relationships. Hyperion, together with recently acquired Brio Software Inc., generated combined annual revenues of 2 million for the 12 months ending June 30, 2003. Hyperion is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit www.hyperion.com/uk, e-mail enquiryuk@hyperion.com or call 01784 228015.



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he company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Report on Form 10-K filed on August 13, 2003 and the Report on From 10-Q filed on November 7, 2003. The company does not undertake an obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.



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