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  • Totem Market Valuations Expands Pricing Services

    Totem Market Valuations Limited ("Totem"), the leading provider of derivatives valuation services, today announced the expansion of its independent pricing service for interest rate swaptions, caps and floors. It now includes Swiss Francs, Hong Kong Dollars and Korean Won.

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Acquires USA Information Systems

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., and VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Information Handling Services Inc. (IHS – www.ihs.com), the leading international provider of content integration and decision support tools, technical standards, codes and product specifications, parts management and logistics solutions, today announced that it has acquired USA Information Systems, Inc. (USAInfo - www.usainfo.com).

    Corporate
  • IHS Acquires Intermat, Inc.

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Information Handling Services Inc. (IHS – www.ihs.com), the leading international provider of content integration and decision support tools, technical standards, codes and product specifications, parts management and logistics solutions, today announced that it acquired the assets of Intermat, Inc. (www.intermat.com), the world’s leading provider of parts optimization software tools and services.

    Corporate
  • IHS Energy Acquires Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA)

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Energy, the leading global source of oil and gas information, analysis and software announced today it has acquired Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), the preeminent strategic knowledge advisor to the world’s energy industry and to financial institutions and governments.

    Corporate
  • Thirteen Banks Make Stategic Investments in Mark-it Partners

    Mark-it Partners ("Mark-it") today announced that nine additional financial institutions have made equity investments in the Company, bringing to thirteen the total number of firms that have committed both capital and data to the business. Since the Company's launch in February 2003, Mark-it has become the leading provider of independent credit derivative and syndicated loan pricing, and reference entity data.

    Financial Markets
  • Mark-it Partners' Acquistion of LoanX Creates Unrivalled Coverage of the Global Credit Markets

    ("Mark-it"), the definitive credit pricing information company, today announced that it is to acquire LoanX, Inc. ("LoanX"), a leading US provider of syndicated loan data. The integration of the two companies' products and expertise will, for the first time, provide market participants with pricing across multiple asset classes through one delivery platform.

    Financial Markets
  • Sixteen Leading Credit Derivative Houses Agree to Adopt RED and Set Market Standard

    Mark-it Partners today announces the commitment of sixteen leading credit derivative houses to subscribe to RED, the Reference Entity Database that provides a market standard for documentation in the rapidly expanding credit default swaps market. Since acquiring Project RED from Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan Chase Bank last month, Mark-it Partners has agreed in principle on the subscription terms with the following institutions to

    Financial Markets
  • Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Finalise Agreement to Sell Credit Derivatives Reference Entity

    Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan announced today that they have executed an agreement to sell their combined Reference Entity Database ("RED") to Mark-it Partners. At the same time, the firms announced they are taking an equity stake in the company. Terms were not disclosed.

    Financial Markets
  • Mark-it Partners Establishes New Industry Standard with RED

    Mark-it Partners, the leading credit derivatives data provider, has launched a new service that provides a market standard for the identification of credit derivative long legal names based on the Reference Entity Database ("RED") Service. The Service is a significant boost for global financial institutions that have had to grapple with a series of legal and operational risks in the credit markets, including mismatched trades and incorrect

    Financial Markets