FactSet Research Systems Acquires europrospectus.com limited

February 27, 2006, (Norwalk, CT) FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE: FDS), a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of europrospectus.com limited.

europrospectus.com was formed in 1997 to collect and provide quick access to hard-to-find equity, fixed income and derivatives prospectuses. The service offers full text, clause and field searching on debt, equity and warrant prospectuses, programs, pricing supplements and M&A transactions. The global, web-based service is used by investment banks, law firms, asset managers and other professionals in the international capital markets.

europrospectus.com is headquartered in East Sussex, England. The company currently has annual revenues of $3.0 million and is supported by 29 employees. The purchase price was approximately $7.5 million and paid out of available cash.

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