FactSet Adds Fitch Solutions for Credit Ratings Data

Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:25am EDT

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FactSet Adds Fitch Solutions for Credit Ratings Data

Fitch Solutions is pleased to announce that FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, has integrated Fitch's credit ratings data across its suite of solutions. This will give investment professionals further insights into the direction of credit risk and allow them to conduct ratings exposure analysis of their portfolios.

FactSet subscribers will have access to Fitch Ratings' complete global coverage, including Sovereigns, Public Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions and Structured Finance. The credit ratings will appear on FactSet's Workstation.

"Credit market developments play an important role in the investment and risk management process for our clients. The addition of Fitch's long-term fundamental credit rating data will provide them with a further level of transparency which can be overlaid on top of other data inputs and short-term market indicators they are using," said Robert Robie, Head of Fixed Income Speciality Sales, at FactSet.

"Our partnership with FactSet is a natural fit. Their industry standing and global reach will enable us to further extend market access to our credit market data," said Ian Rothery, Fitch Solutions' Global Head of Strategic Partnerships.

About Fitch Solutions:

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.

Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions are part of the Fitch Group, jointly-owned by Fimalac, S.A. and Hearst Corporation. For additional information, please visit 'www.fitchsolutions.com'; 'www.fitchratings.com'; 'www.fimalac.com' and 'www.hearst.com'.

About FactSet

FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world's best investment professionals outperform. More than 49,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. The Company has been included in FORTUNE's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, the United Kingdom's Great Places to Work and France's Best Workplaces. FactSet is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS). Follow FactSet on Twitter at www.twitter.com/factset.

Fitch Solutions
Ian Rothery, +44 20 3530 1449 (London)
Managing Director
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FactSet
Robert Robie, +1-203-810-1000
Head of Fixed Income Speciality Sales
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Media Relations:
Fitch
Peter Fitzpatrick, +44 20 3530 1103 (London)
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FactSet
Meredith Binder, +1-203-810-1475

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