Automated Equity Finance Markets (AQS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quadriserv, today announced a new agreement under which its AQS securities lending marketplace will integrate with unique securities lending data and analysis products from Data Explorers.
Customers from both organizations will benefit from productivity tools that enhance securities lending portfolio management, including new market data and analytical capabilities.
"Working closely with Data Explorers builds on our strategy of aligning the AQS securities lending marketplace with key industry platforms for the benefit of our mutual customers," commented Gregory DePetris, Co-Founder of Quadriserv. "In this case, participants on the AQS platform, which brings exchange-like, central counterparty functionality to the securities lending market, will benefit from Data Explorers' proven ability to deliver timely, insightful securities lending data and analytics capabilities. We are excited about today's announcement, and look forward to working closely with Data Explorers in the months to come to expand the services available to our customers."
Donal Smith, CEO, Data Explorers commented, "We are very pleased to enter into this relationship with AQS. Customers will benefit from the efficiency, transparency and accessibility of the AQS market integrated with Data Explorers' comprehensive timely data and analytics for the global securities lending market."
Initially, the relationship will include the joint distribution of market data and analytics products for mutual customers. As part of the offering, subscribers of Data Explorers and AQS Market Data will be able to view information from both providers in parallel, allowing users to make better informed investment decisions.