Inside Reference Data - August 2010

SEC’s Blaszkowsky on the Data Transformation

Data tagging standard XBRL can potentially help standardize various types of financial information. Tine Thoresen speaks to SEC’s David Blaszkowsky about how the ongoing transformation will change how people work

Drivers of Change in the Valuation Process

Evaluated pricing and valuation processes have been evolving, and independent pricing data is now regarded as an even more critical input, says Interactive Data's Anthony Belcher

The New Counterparty Data Attributes

At a time of regulatory uncertainty and calls for increased transparency, the importance of counterparty data quality is high up the agenda, and the focus is now on adding more data fields. Ensuring access to more attributes has become a priority, says…

The OFR Factor

It has become impossible to have a conversation without discussing the potential impact of the Office of Financial Research, says Tine Thoresen

Principia Deploys Web Platform for Valuation Surveillance

Software company Principia Partners has launched a software-as-a-service version of its valuation, investment analysis and risk surveillance platform, Principia SFP. The system can now be used as an integrated web-based service to manage vanilla and…

Pricing Partners Adds US Investment Bank Client

A US investment bank has selected the internet derivatives valuation platform from Pricing Partners, which provides valuations for derivatives and structured products, to use for revaluation for its equity and interest rates derivatives.

Performa Goes Live with Eagle

Asset management firm PRP Performa, which has more than $2 billion in assets under management, has gone live with data management, investment accounting and performance measurement systems from Eagle Investment Systems.

PE Funds Complete IDC Buyout

Private equity firms Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus have completed the acquisition of data vendor Interactive Data.

Markos Lands at Citi

Hong Kong-based Endre Markos, previously director of Asia-Pacific data solutions at Bloomberg, has become director, head of electronic markets and platforms, global transaction services, Asia Pacific at Citi.