Overview

The Bloomberg PolarLake Services process all data types available through our vendor partners, including Security Master (Product), Pricing, Indices and Index Constituents, Legal Entity Data, Regulatory Data and Product-Issuer Data linking across all asset classes and regions. Bloomberg PolarLake continuously adds new vendor partners to our community.

Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.

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Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, go to www.thomsonreuters.com.

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Markit

Markit delivers over 40 products and services designed to reduce risk, enhance transparency and improve operational efficiency. We combine industry expertise with leading technology to provide solutions to our customers’ and the industry’s issues.

With over 20 offices worldwide, Markit is trusted by more than 3,000 institutions across the financial markets. Our customers include investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies.

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SIX Financial Information

SIX Financial Information maintains a real-time database of global market data sourced from more than 1000 securities exchanges and contributors. From individual wealth managers to major media organizations, our customer base use this information to gain a comprehensive view of global markets.

Customers benefit from SIX’s expertise in sourcing and consolidating market data from all over the world. We maintain and enhance the service according to the evolving needs of finance professionals and of the end investors that these professionals serve.

SIX’s market data service enables systematic comparison and analysis of an extensive range of global securities. Finance specialists can drill down to detailed market information such as time & sales data and orderbook information for a precise view on market conditions.

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Morningstar

Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar provides data on approximately 500,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 15 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries and had more than $179 billion in assets under advisement and management as of March 31, 2015. The company has operations in 27 countries.

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FactSet

FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. FactSet’s global datasets, powerful analytics, and comprehensive data feeds let users stay ahead of market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance of their equity and fixed income portfolios in the office or on the go.  Users rely on FactSet’s streamlined solutions and unmatched client support to get their jobs done, better.

The Company, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, conducts operations from 35 locations worldwide. FactSet is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ with the symbol FDS.

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MSCI

We are an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors.  We have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with our clients.

Our broad product line supports clients’ needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office.  We have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies.

Asset owners use our research, data, benchmarks and multi-asset class risk management tools to determine whether the managers they hire are delivering appropriate risk-adjusted returns.

Chief investment officers use our extensive, high-quality data to develop and test investment strategies.  They also use our models and performance attribution tools to understand the drivers of return in their portfolios.

Active managers rely on our factor models, data and portfolio construction and optimization tools to build portfolios and keep them aligned with their investment objectives.

Passive managers use our index data, equity factor models and optimizer to construct their index funds and ETFs.

Chief risk officers choose our risk management systems to understand, monitor and control risk in the portfolios they are safeguarding.

 

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S&P Global Market Intelligence

Turn smart data into confident decisions.

S&P Global Market Intelligence, formerly S&P Capital IQ® and SNL Financial, is a division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI). We are a leading provider of financial and industry data, ratings, research, news and analytics to investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities worldwide.

Fuelling everything we do at S&P Global Market Intelligence is our deep well of high-quality data. Access extensive market and financial data, proprietary research, powerful analytics and more — all compiled from millions of sources and delivered in milliseconds.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is unmatched in our global reach across a broad range of sectors, including breaking news, financial data and expert analysis, updated continuously to give you the most current and cutting-edge insights.

Whether you’re looking to identify new investment opportunities, mitigate credit risk, analyze a potential deal, navigate regulatory requirements or otherwise unlock smarter, more insightful decision-making, we’ll help you make it happen.

 

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FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell is a leading global provider of benchmarking, analytics and data solutions for investors, giving them a precise view of the market relevant to their investment process. A comprehensive range of reliable and accurate indexes provides investors worldwide with the tools they require to measure and benchmark markets across asset classes, styles or strategies. FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives.

FTSE

FTSE is a global leader in indexing and analytic solutions. FTSE calculates thousands of unique indices that measure and benchmark markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries around the world. FTSE indices are used extensively by market participants worldwide for investment analysis, performance measurement, asset allocation and hedging. Leading pension funds, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks work with FTSE to benchmark their investment performance and use FTSE’s indices to create world-class ETFs, index tracking funds, structured products and index derivatives. FTSE also provides many exchanges around the world with their domestic indices. 

FTSE is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group

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FITCH

Fitch Solutions, a division of the Fitch Group, focuses on the development of fixed-income products and services, bringing to market a wide range of data, analytical tools and related services. The division is also the distribution channel for Fitch Ratings content.

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Moody's

Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody’s Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management.

DBRS

Formed in 1976, DBRS is a globally recognized provider of timely credit rating opinions that offer insight and transparency across a broad range of financial institutions, corporate entities, government bodies and various structured finance product groups in North America, Europe, Australasia and South America. Based in Toronto, with offices in New York, Chicago and London, DBRS is independently owned and operated, is not affiliated with any institution or organization and does not partake in any trading or underwriting activities. Currently, DBRS rates more than 1,000 different companies and single-purpose vehicles that issue commercial paper, term debt and preferred shares in the global capital markets.

eMBS

eMBS provides the full spectrum of agency MBS disclosure for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae securities. Information is provided at both the pool-level and loan-level where available, eMBS enhances GSE disclosure by: normalizing data across agencies to the extent practicable, calculating basic industry metrics (prepayments, CPR, PSA) to shorten time to analysis, and calculating critical data fields using industry-standard methods when not published by the GSEs (WAC, WAM, WALA etc). Additionally, eMBS provides complementary data for agency MBS analysis including TBA eligibility and lockups.

Exchange Data International

EDI is the premier provider of state-of-the-art back office securities data and administrative data, with an established global reputation for the highest quality and accuracy. EDI specializes in providing original solutions to securities houses’ problems.

EDI has won acclaim for the innovativeness of its market data services; the company was one of the very first to make back office financial data available to customers via the internet. In recent years, EDI has considerably expanded both its product range and its geographic coverage. Today, the company provides back office financial data and securities data to most of the major investment banks, brokerage houses, custodians and financial data vendors.

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Mergent

Mergent, Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial information on global publicly listed companies as well as the exclusive provider of several D&B^®^ online library solutions. Based in the U.S, Mergent, Inc. maintains a strong global presence, with offices in New York, Charlotte, San Diego, London, Tokyo, Kuching and Melbourne. Founded in 1900, Mergent operates one of the longest continuously collected databases of: descriptive and fundamental information as well as pricing and corporate action data on domestic and international companies, together with terms and conditions data on corporate and municipal bonds.

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WM Datenservice

As one of the leading information service providers to the financial industry, WM Datenservice have been supplying data solutions and integrated data and information to our customers for over 60 years. Customers include banks and financial service providers, as well as regulatory authorities, insurance companies and software developers.

WM Daten’s financial database – one of the world’s largest, with almost two million financial instruments – covers almost the entire German and European spectrum. They provide integrated financial data by way of their website, as well as in the form of standardised and tailored data feeds.

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