Two Money Mgmt. Companies Will Beta Test Ibottson's Encorr Portfolio Analytics

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SAN FRANCISCO-based Kaspick & Co. and the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System have signed on as beta sites for Chicago-based Ibottson Associates' new Encorr software package. Encorr is a Microsoft Corp. Windows-based modular software suite which incorporates historical data analysis, asset allocation models, performance evaluation, portfolio attribution and graphical analysis.

Houston Municipal is a plan sponsor that manages more than $710 million for several Texas municipalities; Kasp