Profile: FactSet Research Systems Inc (FDS.N)
9 Oct 2015
FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet), incorporated on January 25, 1984, is a provider of financial information and analytical applications. FactSet supports various stages of the investment process, from initial research to published results for buy and sell-side professionals. The Company builds tools to support various user workflows from asset management to wealth managers, mergers and acquisitions, advisory, sales and trading, hedge funds and private equity. FactSet’s operations are organized into three segments: the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. The United States segment services finance professionals including financial institutions throughout the Americas, while the European and Asia Pacific segments service investment professionals located throughout Europe and Asia, respectively. FactSet combines content regarding companies and securities from various markets into a single online platform of information and analytics.
The Company’s applications provide users access to company analysis, multicompany comparisons, industry analysis, company screening, portfolio analysis, predictive risk measurements, alphatesting, portfolio optimization and simulation, real-time news and quotes, and tools to value and analyze fixed income securities and portfolios. FactSet provides analytical applications via Project NextGen, and offers various products including the FactSet Multi-Asset Class (MAC) Risk Model, the Security Trading Utility tool, Fixed Income Analytical Services (FIAS) and Supply Chain Analytics. FactSet offers workspaces designed for investment managers, investment bankers, hedge funds, quantitative research and others through each of the Company’s segments. The Company’s financial workflow solution also includes Microsoft Office integration, wireless access and customizable options.
The Company offers portfolio analysis, equity analysis, economics and market analysis, quant and risk analysis, fixed income analysis, and research management solutions to investment managers. To sell-side professionals, FactSet offers models and presentations in Microsoft Office, company and industry analytics, filings, idea screening, deal analytics, people intelligence and wireless access. The Company offers various customized solutions for plans sponsors and pension funds, buy and sell-side traders, researchers, private equity and venture capital firms, wealth managers, hedge funds, consultants and advisors, legal sector, academia and government agencies.
FactSet Research Systems Inc
601 MERRITT 7
NORWALK CT 06851-1091