IW Financial Offers Solution for Compliance with Divestment Laws

June 20, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - IW Financial Inc. (IWF) has announced it offers a solution that will enable institutional investors, asset managers, and plan sponsors to satisfy the divestment requirements of all pending or future legislation on Sudan, or Iran and other U.S.-designated sponsors of terrorism.

According to the announcement, with its partner Conflict Securities Advisory Group (CSAG), a research firm dedicated exclusively to identifying and assessing companies that have business in, or with, State Department-designated terrorist-sponsoring states, IW Financial provides research-based technology solutions that enable investment professionals to analyze portfolio holdings using environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria.

Sam Pierce, chief executive officer at IW Financial, said in the announcement, “[I]t is clear that states require a solution that can satisfy all potential terrorism-related requirements.  IWF is now in a position to offer that solution.” Roger W. Robinson, Jr., President and CEO of CSAG, said the firms’ solutions can address a number of specific policy guidelines for divestment.

The new solutions are immediately available, and more information can be found at www.iwfinancial.com or www.conflictsecurities.com .