Paladyne Integrates Markit

The data includes Markit's credit default swap curves and index component data, as well as reference data from its Reference Entity Database.

Paladyne chief executive Sameer Shalaby says the vendor began the integration based on demand from a specific client, a global hedge fund, but that "we have seen a lot of interest from our hedge fund clients around Markit... over the last year or so." As the CDS market grows, firms are looking for more reliable sources of pricing and valuations, as well