Standard & Poorâs has added Security to Entity CrossWalkâ¢ (an alliance between Standard & Poorâs, D&B and Telekurs Financial) and CUSIP Master File data feeds to its existing set of data feeds available through AC Plus. The addition of those two feeds expands Asset Controlâs data coverage of the U.S. markets, enabling AC Plusâs clients to enrich their existing data package with high-quality credit, CUSIP and hierarchy information.
âStandard & Poorâs is committed to expanding the availability of our industry-leading financial market intelligence by partnering with market participants, and this new agreement with Asset Control is a prime example of that commitment,â said Vlad Stadnyk, executive managing director of Standard & Poorâs Data & Information Services. âWe provide more transparency for the financial markets by delivering a variety of data to investment and financial research professionals.â
In addition to Security to Entity CrossWalk and CUSIP Master File, Asset Control will add the following Standard & Poorâs data feeds:
- Standard & Poorâs ISIDPlus Master Service (global identifier cross-reference service, a joint venture with Telekurs Financial)
- Standard & Poorâs Securities Data Manager (real-time fixed income descriptive data)
- Associated Obligor Service (links entities responsible for paying/guaranteeing debt to financial securities)
"Augmenting our already substantial support for Standard & Poorâs data and expanding upon our off-the-shelf connectivity to additional Standard & Poorâs product offerings gives our clients more robust and flexible capabilities that translate into reduced error rates, quicker implementations and lower ongoing support costs for our clients,â said Phil Lynch, Asset Controlâs president and chief executive officer. âThis expansion demonstrates the ease in which AC Plus integrates with internal environments as well as third-party applications in order to help our clients leverage prior investments.â
Standard & Poorâs already provides the following data, some of which have several subscription and delivery options, through AC Plus:
- RatingsXpress (global credit ratings, research and risk analysis)
- GICS Direct (Global Industry Classification Standard).