FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ISI EMERGING MARKETS REACHES DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH FACTSET
New York, NY, December 14, 2005 - ISI Emerging Markets, the electronic publisher of emerging markets’ economic, financial and political news and information, today announced a distribution agreement with FactSet, for the distribution of ISI’s CEIC databases on the FactSet research platform.
CEIC databases are widely regarded as the gold standard for Asian macro-economic, industrial and financial time-series data. Compiled from over 500 primary sources, including national statistical offices, central banks and financial exchanges, CEIC databases are used by top analysts and economists at over 800 institutions worldwide.
“We’re delighted to be working with FactSet. Their tools, service and support are a great fit for our premium data” said Gary Mueller, founder and Chairman of ISI Emerging Markets. “We anticipate the relationship will help us reach deeper into the buyside, and other segments where FactSet is particularly strong.” continued Mueller.
“Our customers have expressed a great deal of interest in obtaining more information on China and Asia. The availability of CEIC data on our platform marks a significant increase in our Asian regional coverage and will give our clients who invest in Asia a big edge” said Don Nilsson, FactSet Vice President & Director of Investment Management Product Strategy.
Internet Securities (trading as ISI Emerging Markets), a subsidiary of Euromoney Institutional Investor, has a network of 27 offices around the globe. ISI products include EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service - full text news articles, financial statements, company information, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics and market-specific information), CEIC ( Asian time-series data), IFIS (Islamic Finance Information Service) and Intellinews(proprietary breaking news from Asia and emerging Europe). The company website is www.securities.com.
FactSet Research Systems Inc. is a leading provider of global financial and economic information, including fundamental data on tens of thousands of companies worldwide. Combining more than 200 databases into its own dedicated online service, the Company also provides the tools to download, combine and manipulate the data for investment analysis.
The Company, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, was formed in 1978 and now conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-two locations worldwide, including Boston, New York, Chicago, San Mateo, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Sydney.
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