FMA conference: Visit WRDS and Markit

Tuesday, October 4, 2016


Visit us at Booth #116
Register to win an iPad mini and FREE ONE-YEAR subscription to the MARKIT SECURITIES FINANCE data.

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Markit Securities Finance
Gain insight into the market of security lending — valuable tool for understanding market efficiency and limits to arbitrage

Markit Credit Indices
Global credit default swap indices covering loans, corporate, municipal and sovereign debt across Europe, Asia, North America and Emerging Markets

Markit CDS
Used by more than 300 firms for mark-to-market, Markit provides high quality CDS pricing data including CDS composite and contributor level data on approximately 3,000 individual entities. Markit receives contributed CDS data from market makers from their official books and records.

Markit RED
Markit RED is the central source of CDS reference data; enabling counterparties to rapidly agree on transactions and to have confidence in the integrity of the underlying reference data. Markit RED CDS provides verified reference data to the credit derivatives market. Confirming CDS trades with accurate data is essential for managing risk and maintaining operational efficiency in the market.

Enabling Impactful Research

Impact is the future currency of research
The best financial research is changing policy and practice at firm, regulatory and national levels. WRDS users get single-point access to cutting edge data and analysis that advance academic research. As research methodologies and publishing shift to focus on impact, WRDS helps academic leaders and faculty get the most out of their work.

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New Data and Analytics

2iQ  Insider/Director Transaction data for 45,000+ stocks globally.

American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Survey Database Valuable demographic, operational and utilization characteristics of hospitals can provide an essential foundation to valuable health care research. Expand analysis -- match data to public data sets using the Medicare Provider Number.

BoardEx Extensive data on the Boards of publicly listed and private companies.

Calcbench WRDS has partnered with Calcbench to create original datasets derived from the footnotes of SEC filings. Yield a direct line into the SEC’s corporate financial data repository.

ETF Global  Exchange-Traded Funds -- pursue return, manage risk, utilize investment analysis, and generate investment ideas.

Infogroup Uncover hidden opportunities, identify key relationships and make precise decisions faster than ever before.

ISS Voting Analytics U.S. mutual fund voting records for institutions filing SEC form N-PX.

Levin Healthcare M&A Comprehensive data source devoted to Health Care and Senior Care mergers and acquisitions.

RavenPack Enhance quantitative research with data derived from traditional and social media.

RepRisk Analyze environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk.

Sustainalytics Award-winning global responsible investment research firm specialized in environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis.

Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Key Performance Indicators (KPI) KPIs allow researchers to effectively evaluate a business and how likely it is to perform in the medium and long terms.

Thomson Reuters SDC Mergers & Acquisitions Over one million deals, including 300,000+ US-target and 700,000+ non-US-target transactions announced since the 1970s. Global public and private M&A activity, including leveraged buyouts, tender offers, and more. Track changes in economic ownership at ultimate parent level

Thomson Reuters SDC New Issues Debt and equity capital markets transaction information on 825,000 global new debt deals priced since the 1970s; over 260,000 global equity and equity-related deals since the 1980s. All global underwritten and select best-efforts new issues of debt, including Asset- Backed, Agencies, Sovereign, and more.

WRDS Classroom  Real-world applications of principles, using actual company data in place of hypothetical examples.

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