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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts:

Andrew Smith
Object Marketing (for Hyperion)
Tel: (020) 8762 9292
E-mail: andrews@objectmarketing.com

HYPERION ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 31, 2004 – Hyperion (Nasdaq: HYSL), the global leader in Business Performance Management software, today announced that Solutions 2004 Hyperion International Conference, the company’s first international user conference and a premier event for Business Performance Management practitioners, will convene at Disneyland Resort® Paris in France, September 19-21, 2004. After the tremendous success of Solutions 2004, Hyperion’s global conference, which drew more than 4,000 participants in the United States this year, Hyperion’s international conference is aiming to address the specific challenges of accountability, control and overall business performance its international customers are facing in light of new compliance regulations and highly competitive business environment.

Solutions 2004 Hyperion International Conference will feature:

· More than 70 educational sessions including customer showcases, a special track focused on Financial Services and sessions on Hyperion Business Performance Management solutions, services and products, including Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Essbase;

· An interactive lab providing customers with hands-on demonstrations on how to build easy-to-use and deploy dashboards;

· An exposition of more than 15 independent software vendors, global systems integrators and other Hyperion partners.

Solutions attendees will learn about the innovative ways finance, IT and line of business users from departments including marketing, the supply chain and general management are using Hyperion software to meet today's demanding business challenges. At the conference, customers will also have the opportunity to access Hyperion’s experts for one-on-one discussions about their Business Intelligence and Business Performance Management initiatives. The event will also provide the opportunity to network with leading industry players, thought leaders and key Business Performance Management and Business Intelligence experts leading the way in creating high-performance organization.

For more information or to register, please visit the Solutions 2004 Hyperion International Conference Web site at http://www.hyperion.com/solutions2004international.

About Hyperion

Hyperion is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 9,000 customers – including 91 of the Fortune 100 – 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.

Named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For 2004, Hyperion employs approximately 2,500 people in 20 countries. Distributors represent Hyperion in an additional 25 countries. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Hyperion generated annual revenues of $622 million for the 12 months that ended June 30, 2004. Hyperion is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit www.hyperion.com <http://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 Form 10-Q filed on May 10, 2004. The company does not undertake an obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

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