FTSE Group forges risk modelling alliance with Northfield
14 October 2004 | 1248 views | 0
Source: FTSE Group
Global index provider FTSE Group, announces today that it has formed an alliance with risk management systems and solutions provider, Northfield Information Systems Inc. to produce customised risk models linked to a range of FTSE indices.
From today, the following suite of FTSE tuned Northfield risk models will be available directly from Northfield: FTSE/Northfield Global Equity Model, based on FTSE All-World Index FTSE/Northfield UK Equity Model, based on FTSE All-Share Index FTSE/Northfield European Equity Model, based on FTSEurofirst 300 Index FTSE/Northfield China Equity Model, based on FTSE/Xinhua A 600 Index
The models will also be available from Northfield distributors.
Mark Makepeace, FTSE Group Chief Executive says: "The new FTSE/Northfield products give our clients a wider choice of portfolio optimization and risk management models, already aligned to FTSE indices. I am delighted that Northfield has joined the growing number of vendors providing services linked directly to FTSE indices. All FTSE users will welcome these new products."
Dan diBartolomeo, Northfield President states, "We are very pleased to join forces with FTSE. The combination of FTSE data and distribution capability with Northfield's risk modelling experience and systems offers a powerful resource to better serve the needs of global investors."