PRAG is known in the public finance community for its superior technical and analytical expertise. In fact, in many instances where multiple financial advisors are involved in an assignment, PRAG is selected to be the responsible party for the analytics. Our quantitative analysis incorporates the same tools that the major Wall Street firms use in analyzing, developing and implementing new structures and products. When canned software proves insufficient to meet the needs of our analyses, we develop custom models using a combination of spreadsheet-driven templates, higher level computer languages (such as Visual Basic for Applications or VBA) and linear and non-linear optimization software modules (such as What’s Best!) to arrive at optimal output. As a testament to the importance we place on our analytical services, PRAG’s President, Steven Peyser, oversees our quantitative sector.