Buy-Side to Benefit by FactSet’s Portware Acquisition

Existing buy-side clients set to benefit by acquisition due to FactSet's extended reach, larger headcount, and data assets.

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Existing buy-side clients set to benefit by acquisition due to FactSet's extended reach, larger headcount, and data assets.

Portware's flagship offering, the Portware EMS, winner of the best EMS category in the 2014 Buy-Side Technology Awards, is a buy-side focused, multi-asset execution management system with an appreciable buy-side following in its traditional stronghold of the eastern seaboard of the US, although it does have buy-side clients in Europe and across the Asia Pacific region.

New York-based Portware also boasts an analytics platform dubbed Alpha Vision, designed to sit on top of the firm's EMS and assi

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