Brandes Investment Partners Taps Angoss for On-Demand Sales Analytics

TORONTO, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - Angoss Software Corporation (TSX-V: ANC), a leading provider of data mining and predictive analytics solutions for the financial services and information and communications technology industries, today announced that leading mutual funds distributor Brandes Investment Partners has elected to expand its use of Angoss FundGUARD, an on-demand sales analytics solution for the mutual fund industry. Having successfully deployed the Angoss solution within its sales operation, Brandes has signed to extend licensing through 2010.

"We're using the sales analytics delivered through FundGUARD to complement our existing sales process," said Carol Lynde, Brandes COO. "FundGUARD has also proven to assist our sales management to align contact strategies."

Using FundGUARD, Brandes enjoys predictive leads targeting advisors most likely to transact. These insights are delivered with key sales metrics in an interactive reporting portal designed for business users that allows sales teams to view sales reports that combine predictive results with key sales data for better insight, lead targeting and account management.

About Brandes Investment Partners

Brandes Investment Partners & Co. (Brandes Canada) is the Toronto-based manager of the Brandes Funds and affiliate of Brandes Investment Partners, L.P., of San Diego CA, (Brandes) which is a sub-advisor to the Brandes Funds. Brandes is a leading global investment advisory firm, managing assets for institutional and private clients worldwide, including assets for Canadians in separate accounts for institutional, wrap, private client investors and through Brandes Canada's family of mutual funds. For more information regarding Brandes Investment Partners, visit

About Angoss Software Corporation

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with operations in the U.S., and U.K, Angoss helps clients grow revenues and reduce risk using powerful predictive analytics and data mining software that unlock actionable knowledge from customer data. Angoss increases the intelligence of marketing, sales, and risk activities for some of the world's largest financial services, telecom and technology companies including HSBC, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, GE Money, Vodaphone, T-Mobile, and in Canada, Research in Motion, Bell Canada, Rogers Communications, and CT Financial. Angoss helps these and other companies discover patterns amongst customer activity, predict the impact of their marketing, sales and risk strategies, and act on this insight with actionable, predictive rules that generate improved business performance. Angoss is listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange under the symbol "ANC" and has been operating since 1984. For more information regarding Angoss Software Corporation, visit

This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The accuracy of these statements may be impacted by a number of business risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated, including: the risk that the sale of our products and services involves a long sales cycle; the risk that the economic environment and business conditions will remain difficult to predict; the risk of competition in our target markets; the risk that we may not respond adequately to evolving technologies; the risk that we or our customers may have difficulties in introducing our products or services; the risk that we will encounter difficulties in continuing to offer services; the risk that we will encounter difficulties in integrating the operations of acquired companies with our own; the risks of conducting our operations in a variety of international locations; the risk that we may need to record future write-downs of assets arising from our investments in other companies; the risks relating to the costs that we may incur as a result of litigation against us; and other risks described in our filings with securities regulatory authorities, including our annual reports, interim financial statements and similar disclosure documents. Angoss Software Corporation does not undertake any obligation to update this forward-looking information after the date of its initial publication, except as required under applicable law.

Note: The Toronto Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the above information.

SOURCE Angoss Software Corporation

For further information: For further information: David Stott, Director, Product Management, (416) 593-2403,

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