Finance Stochastic optimization as a technique has its use also in finance at the ior/cf-HSG. Become convinced by its performance! Projects of different size and focus benefit from the consulting activities by the ior/cf-HSG. For institutional investors, the software package DEVA serves as a rule for the asset allocation, whereby the additional module DEVA+B allows the tracking of a benchmark and the version DEVA+L integrates the structure of foreseeable financial obligations. Finally, the 'Margin Optimizer' identifies for banks the efficient replication portfolio at deposits without perdetermined duration.