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SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the Securities & Exchanges, Banking Services and Financial Information business units with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center. The company is owned by its users (127 banks). With a workforce of some 2,600 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income in excess of CHF 1.9 billion and Group net profit of CHF 221.3 million in 2018.

In the Financial Information business unit SIX is a leading global provider with core competencies in reference and regulatory data. With the presence of a local office, this translate to global coverage in order to provide services for the asset management industry and global financial institutions. SIX aggregates financial information directly and in real time from 1,500 sources around the world and thereby covers all key international stock exchanges. Its database includes data and pricing information for more than 27 million instruments. Furthermore, SIX helps compliance professionals meet the challenge of observing the many global economic sanctions not only by simplifying the process of identifying securities but by keeping clients up-to-date as the political and regulatory situation evolves.

www.six-group.com

 

BNY Mellon Data and Analytics Solutions is a cloud-based software and content offering that builds client-centric technology and content capabilities. Operating with the skill and agility of a fintech, Data and Analytics Solutions combines the expertise and resources of the Eagle product suite, Intermediary Analytics, and other BNY Mellon technology and data assets. The division further extends BNY Mellon’s Asset Servicing capabilities in securities and cash into the world’s most important asset class, data. Offering an ecosystem of proprietary and third-party business applications, Data and Analytics Solutions helps firms analyze data from different vantage points, so they can manage their core investment processes and beyond.

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., guides our customers from what’s now to what’s next by solving their digital challenges. Working alongside each customer, we apply our unmatched industrial and digital capabilities to their data and applications to benefit both business and society. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara to help them develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantages, lower costs, enhance customer experiences, and deliver social and environmental value. Visit us at www.hitachivantara.com

 

MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. A record $2.1 trillion of U.S. investment-grade bonds, U.S. high-yield bonds, emerging market debt, Eurobonds and other fixed income securities were traded through MarketAxess’ trading technology in 2019. 

We serve a global network of over 1,700 firms, including the world’s leading asset managers, hedge funds and institutional brokers dealers.

These firms leverage not only MarketAxess’ award-winning Open Trading™ all-to-all marketplace, but also our leading market data and research solutions. These solutions help our clients to discover more accurate reference pricing and volume information, faster. They allow them to open up new trading possibilities by more accurately estimating spreads, back-testing strategies, and improving best execution with our aggregated data, fully algorithmic pricing engine, and web-based fixed income data tools. 

MarketAxess is headquartered in New York and has offices in London, Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, São Paulo, Hong Kong and Singapore.

For more information, go to www.marketaxess.com

About SmartStream Technologies

SmartStream is a recognised leader in financial transaction management solutions that enables firms to improve operational control, reduce costs, build new revenue streams, mitigate risk, and comply accurately with regulations.

By helping its customers through their transformative digital strategies, SmartStream provides a range of solutions for the transaction lifecycle with artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies embedded - which can also be deployed in the cloud or as managed services.

As a result, more than 2,000 clients—including 70 of the world’s top 100 banks, rely on SmartStream Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions to deliver greater efficiency to their operations.

To succeed today, financial institutions require world-class solutions that integrate people, processes, information and technology for the front office, middle office and operations. Bloomberg Professional services – the Bloomberg Terminal® and our enterprise data management and integration services – provide real-time data, breaking news, in-depth research and powerful analytics to help financial professionals make smarter, faster and more informed decisions.

Bloomberg helps clients navigate the increasingly complex liquidity, regulatory and accounting disclosure landscape, with a diverse suite of solutions that combine high-quality data, unparalleled market analytics and best-in-class service. No matter the challenge, Bloomberg is a trusted partner for the journey through ever-shifting regulatory complexity.

CUSIP Global Services

CUSIP® is the universally accepted standard for uniquely classifying financial instruments across institutions and exchanges worldwide. The CUSIP system provides identification and descriptive information for over 10 million financial instruments supporting all phases of securities processing and analysis. From the front-office to the back-office, financial professionals rely on the origin and accuracy of CUSIP information to run their businesses smoothly and reliably. For more information, visit www.cusip.com.

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 131,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform anytime, anywhere with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We provide private equity and venture capital professionals with solutions that combine relevant market information with advanced analytics in a single platform to help them raise capital, find new investment opportunities, and track market, industry, and economic trends. For 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, our focus has always been to provide exceptional client service. From more than 60 offices in 24 countries, we’re all working together toward the goal of creating value for our clients.

 

MayStreet’s market data infrastructure platform delivers the highest-quality, most complete capital markets data available. Combining ultra-low latency platform architecture with high-precision, full depth-of-book data, MayStreet allows its clients – which range from banks, market makers and quantitative investment firms to traditional asset managers, trading platform vendors and regulators – to gain deeper insights into how global capital markets operate. The platform delivers both real-time and “near-time” intraday historical data, supporting clients’ firm-wide workflows including trade execution and surveillance, performance analysis, historical back testing, end-of-day reporting, risk and compliance and more. For more information, visit www.maystreet.com.

Torstone is a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s cloud-based, award-winning platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their total cost of ownership, achieve greater control, minimise risk, and drive operational efficiency. Combining many decades of investment banking expertise with in-depth global financial market and technology industry knowledge, Torstone offers agile, secure, scalable, and cost-effective solutions.

Torstone Technology is headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Toronto, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo.

 

ASIFMA is an independent, regional trade association with over 125 member firms comprising a diverse range of leading financial institutions from both the buy and sell side, including banks, asset managers, law firms and market infrastructure service providers.  Together, we harness the shared interests of the financial industry to promote the development of liquid, deep and broad capital markets in Asia.  ASIFMA advocates stable, innovative and competitive Asian capital markets that are necessary to support the region’s economic growth.  We drive consensus, advocate solutions and effect change around key issues through the collective strength and clarity of one industry voice.  Our many initiatives include consultations with regulators and exchanges, development of uniform industry standards, advocacy for enhanced markets through policy papers, and lowering the cost of doing business in the region.   Through the GFMA alliance with SIFMA in the United States and AFME in Europe, ASIFMA also provides insights on global best practices and standards to benefit the region. 

Website: www.asifma.org/about/

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) is the voice of all Europe’s wholesale financial markets, providing expertise across a broad range of regulatory and capital markets issues. We represent the leading global and European banks and other significant capital market players. We advocate for deep and integrated European capital markets which serve the needs of companies and investors, supporting economic growth and benefiting society. We aim to act as a bridge between market participants and policy makers across Europe, drawing on our strong and long-standing relationships, our technical knowledge and fact-based work.

Chartis Research is the leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk technology. Our goal is to support companies as they drive business performance through improved risk management, corporate governance and compliance. We also help clients make informed technology and business decisions by providing in-depth analysis and advice on virtually all aspects of risk technology.

Chartis is focused solely on risk and compliance technology, giving us a significant advantage over other market analysts. Our analysts and advisors have decades of hands-on experience of implementing and developing risk management systems and programs for Fortune 500 companies and leading consulting houses.

 

https://www.chartis-research.com/

The EDM Council is a non-profit global association created to advance Data Management best practices, standards and education. The 200+ global member firms and more than 10,000 professionals of the EDM Council represent its expanding list of industries including financial services, automotive, manufacturing along with data vendors, technology companies, consultants, academia and regulators supporting those industries

 

Established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization created to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). GLEIF is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. GLEIF services ensure the operational integrity of the Global LEI System. GLEIF also makes available the technical infrastructure to provide, via an open data license, access to the full global LEI repository free of charge to users. GLEIF is overseen by the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee, which is made up of representatives of public authorities from across the globe. 

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