Feb 26 - Fitch Solutions is pleased to announce that
Interactive Data, a leading provider of independent pricing and evaluation
services, uses Fitch's CDS consensus pricing as an additional input into
Interactive Data's CDS Evaluation Service.
Interactive Data's CDS Evaluation Service covers a wide range of single name
corporate, sovereign and U.S. municipal entities, and CDX(TM) and iTraxx(TM)
"The inclusion of Fitch's pricing data as one of multiple inputs helps support
our independent and transparent CDS Evaluated Pricing service, delivering
comprehensive coverage and high quality CDS evaluations to our clients across
buy and sell-side institutions," said Liz Duggan, Managing Director Global
Evaluated Pricing Business at Interactive Data.
Fitch's CDS consensus pricing data comes directly from contributing market
makers. Spanning over 11,000 entities, Fitch provides end-of-day pricing for
Index, Sovereign and Corporate, and Loan CDS products, benchmarks for illiquid
or infrequently traded entities, as well as month-end pricing on ABS of CDS,
including credit cards, automobiles, RMBS and CMBS.
"Our relationship with Interactive Data highlights Fitch Solutions' position as
a market leading vendor of credit risk and research products and services," said
Ian Rothery, Fitch Solutions' Global head of Strategic Partnerships.