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Former FTID Europe Sales Head Peck Emerges to Head Quantifi’s New London Office

Credit derivatives analytics provider Quantifi has opened its new London office and named John Peck, formerly global sales director at Informa Global Markets, as head of European sales. Reporting directly to Rohan Douglas, founder and CEO of Quantifi, Peck will focus on building on Quantifi’s already established London presence and supporting its aim of product…

Growth Spurs Senior Management Shuffle at Xenomorph

Xenomorph, a provider of enterprise-wide data management platforms, has reorganized senior management. The company cites strong growth in credit data analytics, tick data storage and derivatives data management. Under the reshuffle, Brian Sentance becomes CEO and Greg Johnson becomes COO. Chris Budgen, Matthew Skinner and Mark Woodgate, all founder directors, are now chief technical architect,…

Progress can be made when client firms stand up and speak

Understanding the issues that clients are facing – and how they are going about handling them – gives us real insight into the progress the reference data industry is making. And by identifying trouble spots we can work to make further progress. This is why gatherings of practitioners can be a very useful exercise. It’s…

Reuters to Offer Barra Risk Models to Australian Fund Managers

Reuters is adding Barra’s risk analytics to the information services it offers to fund managers in Australia. The move will allow portfolio managers to obviate the traditional delay in getting risk information on a portfolio. Instead, managers will be able to derive this information from their core market monitoring systems using the integrated Barra models.

Xenomorph Names Johnson to Lead Sales & Marketing

London-based financial data management and analytics supplier Xenomorph has named Greg Johnson director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Johnson was sales and marketing director for GL Trade in London. Before that, he helped found Netik, a provider of STP solutions.

Welcome to our inaugural issue of Reference Data Review

We’re pleased to announce the launch of Reference Data Review, the first subscription publication to focus specifically on the fast-growing reference data industry. While many industry observers are examining the efforts driving the finan-cial services industry towards Straight Through Processing (STP), the crucial data element is often overlooked. But, as the industry is becoming increasingly…