Thomson Financial, while owner of many valuable data properties, has not to date jumped into marketing its services in the reference data space. News from its Portia portfolio management and accounting system’s division, however, made mention of new modules and enhancements in the works that hint at increased activity in this space. Modules being planned include one devoted to corporate actions, and a Stored Holdings service that would capture and store both qualitative and analytic holdings data for portfolio positions and for reporting and other purposes. This service will offer a time series view of security master file elements. Perhaps a sign of things to come?
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Thomson Hints At Reference Data Activities with Portia News
Recorded Webinar: Getting ready for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and ESG – what action should asset managers be taking now?
Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment has exploded in recent years, bringing with it regulation and a requirement for buy-side firms to develop ESG strategies and meet disclosure obligations. The sell-side can help here by integrating ESG data with traditional financial information, although the compliance burden remains with asset managers. The EU Sustainable...
Alveo has extended its commitment to ESG solutions with the integration of FactSet’s ESG data sets into its data management platform. It is also responding to buy-side firms’ requests to access, manipulate and analyse ESG data as part of broader efforts to achieve straight-through-processing for all reference data and deliver better data access to business...
This briefing will explore challenges around assembling and evaluating ESG data for reporting and the impact of regulatory measures and industry collaboration on transparency and standardisation efforts. Expert speakers will address how the evolving market infrastructure is developing and the role of new technologies and alternative data in improving insight and filling data gaps.
“The Global LEI will be a marathon, not a sprint” is a phrase heard more than once during our series of Hot Topic webinars that’s charted the emergence of a standard identifier for entity data. Doubtless, it will be heard again. But if we’re not exactly sprinting, we are moving pretty swiftly. Every time I...