IHS Markit partners with PiP to enhance Latin American bond pricing

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Monday, September 12, 2016 10:57 am EDT

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LONDON
"Our partnership with PiP significantly expands our capabilities in Latin America, offering customers enriched pricing data to gain in-depth insight into the local bond markets where PiP is the leading provider."

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it has partnered with PiP (Proveedor Integral de Precios), a leading multinational corporation providing valuations for local and international markets, to offer expanded bond pricing coverage for Latin America.

The partnership with PiP broadens Markit’s Fixed Income Pricing coverage of Latin American bonds to more than 90,000 corporate and sovereign bonds across Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Panama.

Alfredo Font, CEO of PiP, said: “Through this new alliance, the data that we generate daily will be distributed to IHS Markit’s customers, helping value their Latin America-based investments in a transparent, fair and independent way.”

Kiet Tran, global head of Fixed Income Pricing Data at IHS Markit, said: “Our partnership with PiP significantly expands our capabilities in Latin America, offering customers enriched pricing data to gain in-depth insight into the local bond markets where PiP is the leading provider.”

Markit’s fixed income pricing service provides independent pricing, transparency and liquidity data for fixed income instruments to support risk management, price verification, compliance and trading workflows. The service combines a team of over 100 fixed income experts with robust market quotes and transaction data aggregation capabilities to generate a best in class pricing solution. Markit’s daily coverage of 2.5 million instruments spans municipal bonds, corporate and sovereign bonds, securitised products, bank loans and CDS.

About Proveedor Integral de Precios (PiP) (www.piplatam.com)
Headquartered in Mexico City, PiP is the leading multinational corporation in fair value, providing valuations for local and international markets. Its products include closing price valuations, curves, databases, options tools and customized products including valuation of derivative instruments and structured notes. Risk analytics also provide inputs for calculating financial risks and simulating the performance of instruments in future and stress scenarios. PiP is the official source of valuations for the region, providing a precise and consistent source of timely and auditable information of LatAm financial markets.

Contact:

News Media Contacts:
Joanna Vickers
IHS Markit
+ 44 207 260 2234
joanna.vickers@ihsmarkit.com

Ed Canaday
IHS Markit
+1 646 679 3031
ed.canaday@ihsmarkit.com

Israel Alvarez
PiP: PR agency
ialvarez@gcya.com

Sofia de Ovando
PiP
+5255 5284 9664
sdeovando@cencor.com