Newly Acquired Datastream Sets First-Quarter Date For Launch Of Icon System In The U.S.


Datastream International, a London-based supplier of historical global securities prices and fund accounting systems, plans to launch an international portfolio management system in the U.S. during the first quarter of 1992.

The move comes on the heels of Datastream's acquisition last month by Primark Corp. from Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Industry sources say the divestiture of Datastream is sure to step up competition between the U.K. information provider and Interactive Data Corp., its former s

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