Linedata and Interactive Data extend alliance to offer global market data services

Paris and Boston, MA - 16 November 2011

Linedata, the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, today announced that it has expanded the range of services available through its long-standing alliance with Interactive Data, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions. Interactive Data’s comprehensive global market data, including pricing, independent fixed income evaluations and reference data, are now available via Linedata’s integrated investment management solutions to institutional and alternative clients.

Clients of Linedata can now seamlessly access Interactive Data’s real-time global market data through the Linedata Trader and Linedata Beauchamp applications, real-time, historical and security master data through Linedata Longview, and intra and end-of-day pricing, static and corporate actions information through Linedata Icon. These additional services replicate the success model of combining data and products via Linedata Mfact, and enable Linedata’s front-to-back office clients to access a wide range of financial information to help them streamline and optimize their workflow.

Linedata focuses on integrating with various data providers to offer clients world class solutions to fit their business needs. The aim of the Linedata and Interactive Data relationship is to offer solutions that can help their mutual clients address regulatory reporting requirements and provide additional financial information for risk and compliance purposes. In addition, the solutions can help reduce client implementation times and offer supported interface builds.

“Knowing that our clients’ trend is to work with trusted partners, we strive to provide a platform that efficiently integrates a wide range of financial information,” states Gavin Little-Gill, global head of asset management strategy at Linedata. “We are delighted to continue to work with Interactive Data to bring a vast wealth of global market data to our collective clients.”

Mark Hepsworth, President, Institutional Business at Interactive Data adds, “We have decades of experience providing financial information and are a recognized leader in the market. We are pleased to work with leading software application vendors and service providers such as Linedata to provide financial institutions with access to the data that can help them meet their reporting and compliance needs, improve price discovery and enhance client service.”

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