Price gouging? New study finds market data providers consistently inconsistent in pricing, discounts

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James Davenport has spent the better part of 25 years working in the field of vendor management in the capital markets, the last seven of them at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. For the past five years, he’s served as the global head of data management for the firm, which manages close to $600 billion of assets.

In this role, Davenport is responsible for all contract activities and negotiations at Columbia Threadneedle, giving him full visibility into the “inflation-busting” price increases

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