Pont Is Courting Distributors, Buyers For Data Service

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Pont International Ltd. is actively pursuing a distributor for Advantage, its international equities, futures and options market data service. Conceding the inadequacy of its sales and marketing force, Pont hopes to hook up with a major market data vendor to increase opportunities for its products in the U.S. and in international markets.

Pont has had preliminary talks with several companies that operate international data distribution networks. These include Quotron Systems Inc. and Knight-R