StatPro, a global provider of portfolio analysis software and asset valuations, today announced that it will become the primary independent provider of evaluated pricing for BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research Bond Indices for Canada, Mexico and Brazil.
StatPro's fixed income methodologies incorporate bond terms and conditions, proprietary pricing models and real-time quotes from contributing dealers. StatPro uses fair market value assessments in accordance with accounting guidelines such as FAS 157 to provide valuations consistent with industry standards.
"We are very pleased with BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research's decision to use StatPro as the primary price provider for Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Our independent valuations will provide the on-demand delivery and transparency needed to meet investor requirements," said Mark Bramley, CEO of StatPro North America. "We believe that BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research will benefit not only from our superior fixed income valuation service but also from our commitment to providing excellent customer care."