Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence, investor data and workflow solutions to corporate and capital markets professionals, announced that it has entered into a new partnership with FactSet Research Systems Inc. to offer the FactSet workstation and FactSet for Microsoft Excel as part of Ipreo's global suite of products and services for the corporate market.
FactSet offers a customizable platform that delivers real-time and historical content to help corporations make more informed and effective decisions in relation to their markets, peers, and strategic opportunities. Under the new partnership, Ipreo will be marketing and servicing FactSet workstations globally. Corporate clients will benefit from seamless access to the FactSet workstation and BD Corporate, Ipreo's investor relations workflow application for researching, managing, and communicating with institutional investors. FactSet's highly regarded tools for Microsoft Excel are also included in the arrangement.
Ipreo is a recognized leader in delivering exceptional data, analytics and workflow tools to support the Investor Relations function; FactSet is renowned in the industry for its robust content and intuitive analytics. The combined offering will support functions across all areas of the corporation, including IR, Treasury, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Business Intelligence, the Corporate Secretary and the C-suite.
"Ipreo continues to evolve our service offering to support and facilitate our clients' daily workflow and market research needs," said Kevin Marcus, President and COO of Ipreo. "FactSet is one of the world's premier financial data providers, and we're thrilled by the opportunity to offer the breadth of analytics and efficiency tools this partnership affords our clients."
The two firms already had a long-standing relationship around a number of content sets, including research and estimates, events and transcripts, and ownership data. This new expanded partnership represents the marriage of two industry-leading offerings encompassing both content and workflow tools.
Philip Hadley, CEO of FactSet said, "Ipreo's knowledge of the corporate market, dedication to client service, data quality, and technology investment are well-aligned with our own, making them an ideal partner to deliver this superior set of solutions to corporations around the world."
Features of the FactSet workstation:
-- Market data, quotes and news, including real-time company news from StreetAccount
-- Research and estimates from hundreds of global research providers
-- Events and transcripts that are timely, accurate, and easily searchable
-- M&A data on over 400,000 transactions involving both public and private companies
-- Company financials detailing current and comparative information on securities worldwide
-- Global filings aggregated from a wide variety of industry sources
-- Governance data for thousands of US public companies
-- Microsoft Office integration that improves the efficiency and accuracy of models and presentations