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Iverson Pitches ‘Vertical Utility’ For Reference, Index Data

Encouraged by a commissioned survey that indicated firms’ growing interest in outsourcing data management, Iverson Financial Systems is pitching its concept of operating so-called vertical...
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Eagle, FTID, RDR Preach Reference Data Message

Eagle Investment Systems last week embarked on a mini-tour of Europe, hosting a series of reference data breakfast seminars. While specializing in portfolio management and accounting systems, Eagle...
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Know Your Partner – Cicada on Counterparty Data

Following on from the risk data work it had conducted with clients, including a global insurance company, Cicada’s strategic alliance with risk management vendor Algorithmics – signed last spring (...
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Access International Enters Final Phase of Sale of GPS Security Master Database

As Reference Data Review went to press, Access International Financial Services was entering the final phase of the process of selling its Global Trade Processing System (GTPS). A key element of...
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Golden Copy Protagonists Insist There’s More to the Concept than Just Hype

Our editorial last month about the cynical use of the term Golden Copy by the ever-growing number of newcomers to the business of reference data drew a crisp rejoinder from Kathleen Hawk of...
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Loomis Sayles to Use Heliograph’s TradeFlow Platform

Loomis Sayles, a U.S. investment management firm, has installed Heliograph’s TradeFlow platform to help manage the settlement process, and is now directing 70% of its transactions through the system...
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Australia’s QIC Fund Manager Implements Eagle’s Pace

QIC, an Australian wholesale fund manager, has implemented Eagle Investment Systems’ Pace portfolio management system. The system will allow the fund manager to extract, scrub, enrich and store...
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ADP Wilco Upgrades Its Gloss Securities Processing System

Automatic Data Processing’s Wilco unit has upgraded its Gloss international securities processing system. The latest version – Version 5 – includes extended instrument coverage and broader market...
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Barra, Reuters’ Lipper Team Up To Offer Risk Factor Data

Barra and Lipper, a Reuters subsidiary, have released the Lipper-Barra Mutual Fund Risk Factor service, which ranks the relative riskiness of mutual funds. The service is aimed at allowing investors...
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Fame Partners with CSFB for Bond Pricing, Analytics

Fame Information Services has signed a strategic agreement to market Credit Suisse First Boston’s fixed-income and convertible data/analytics offerings. CSFB’s services, powered by descriptive data...

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