Norway's First Securities to deploy Thomson One platform

Source: Thomson Financial

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC, NYSE: TOC), and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that it has signed a contract with First Securities, one of Norway's leading brokerage houses to deploy Thomson ONE.

Thomson Financial has also consolidated its position in the Nordic region with sales of Thomson ONE to eight other investment banks and brokerage houses.

Geir Lie, Managing Director Corporate Finance, First Securities commented: "The deployment of Thomson ONE has allowed our corporate finance team to consolidate their market data requirements into a single platform. Thomson Financial has created a solution that is completely integrated into the way we work and enables our bankers to improve efficiency. We are impressed with Thomson's strong commitment to build up its coverage of the Nordic region."

All users of Thomson ONE share a common desktop framework and content combined with workflow tools and functionality that meet the needs of both junior and senior bankers. When configured for investment banking, Thomson ONE covers the needs of the entire investment banking workflow from idea generation and prospecting, comps analysis and valuation through detailed due-diligence and client presentation.

Michael Verkuijl, Nordic Sales Director, Thomson Financial said: "These client wins in the Nordic region are testament to the investment Thomson Financial has made in relevant local content and the ability of Thomson ONE to meet the workflow needs of the entire investment banking community. First Securities appreciates the value in providing its bankers with a robust financial information platform which is easily customizable for each user's needs, so that they can better serve their clients."

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