The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

Fitch Solutions Partners with Pricing Partners on CDS Data Distribution

Fitch Solutions, a division of the Fitch Group focusing on the development of fixed income products and services, and Pricing Partners, an independent valuation, today announced a strategic partnership allowing users of Pricing Partners’ Price-it Solution with Fitch Solutions market data license to access seamlessly Fitch Solutions’ market data on OTC credit derivatives.

The partnership will allow the easy integration of credit default swap (CDS) spreads market data from Fitch Solutions into Price-it Excel, Pricing Partners’ cross asset independent valuation platform. This will thus enable Price-it Excel users to access and use the Fitch Solutions’ market data source for CDS spreads on single name and index.

The combination of Fitch Solutions data and Pricing Partners cutting edge valuation tools will therefore allow market players to produce accurate valuations on their credit derivatives portfolios.

Ian Rothery, global head of strategic partnerships of Fitch Solutions, added: “Pricing Partners is a key industry player and this partnership is a natural fit which further underscores Fitch Solutions’ position as a leading data vendor. It will broaden market access to Fitch’s CDS data, providing more users with greater transparency on pricing in OTC credit markets, and we look forward greatly to working with Pricing Partners.”

Eric Benhamou, CEO of Pricing Partners, commented: “It’s an honour for us to work in partnership with Fitch Solutions. Market data are a key element in the valuation. Today, it is critical that our clients gain access to recognised and reliable market data. The various advantages under this partnership will allow our clients to quickly integrate and connect the flow of Fitch Solutions to our models and thereby obtain very accurate valuations on their credit derivatives at the use of Price-it Excel.”

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: Evolution of data management for the buy-side 2021

The buy-side faced a barrage of regulation in 2020 and is now under pressure to make post-Brexit adjustments and complete LIBOR transition by the end of 2021. To ensure compliance and ease the burden of in-house data management, many firms turned to outsourcing and managed services. But there is more to come, as buy-side firms...

BLOG

Don’t Miss It – A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual is Just Weeks Away

Data monetisation, data strategy to drive business outcomes, data discovery and intelligence, the power of data lineage, how to deliver an ESG data strategy and, necessarily, regulatory reporting challenges and the data management response, are just some of the key topics that leading capital markets’ participants and innovative solutions vendors will discuss at A-Team Group’s...

EVENT

Data Management Summit Europe Virtual

The Data Management Summit Europe Virtual brings together the European data management community to explore the latest challenges, opportunities and data innovations facing sell side and buy side financial institutions.

GUIDE

Entity Data Management Handbook – Seventh Edition

Sourcing entity data and ensuring efficient and effective entity data management is a challenge for many financial institutions as volumes of data rise, more regulations require entity data in reporting, and the fight again financial crime is escalated by bad actors using increasingly sophisticated techniques to attack processes and systems. That said, based on best...