Handelsbanken Changes Research Providers

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Nordic banking group Handelsbanken has dropped its incumbent research provider in favor of Thomson Financial and a second vendor, an executive there tells Inside Market Data.

Johan Rydh, head of research workflows and administration for equity and credit research at Handelsbanken, says 40 users at the bank previously accessed a single provider for research. He declines to identify the vendor.

He says the two new providers "complement each other in some areas and overlap each other in other are