Refinitiv’s API Rebrand Rankles Users

Because of its acquisition and subsequent rebrand, Refinitiv is being forced to change instances of its old branding that remain embedded in many of its APIs. This might sound like a simple change, but end-users are worried that it could be a costly fix.

In 2018, Thomson Reuters agreed to a deal to spin off its Financial & Risk business—the division that includes its financial content and technologies—to a consortium led by private-equity giant Blackstone Group. Soon thereafter, they renamed the unit Refinitiv—and it’s that name change that could potentially cost a lot of time and money for clients of the data and tech company.

Refinitiv recently released a product change notification to separate Thomson Reuters (TR) from Refinitiv on an API

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