Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 50

Fitch Hires Ex-Thomson Reuters' Mattinson to Grow Biz

Fitch Solutions, the data vendor arm of ratings agency Fitch, has hired Ian Mattinson as head of product delivery and execution, responsible for accelerating the growth of the vendor's business and delivering new products to market.

Vista Equity Partners to Buy Tibco for $4.3Bn

Austin, Texas-based private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has struck a deal to acquire data technology provider Tibco Software for $4.3 billion ($24 per share) in cash, following "a review of strategic and financial alternatives" by a special…

McObject Taps C3S as Southeast Asia Distributor

Issaquah, Wash.-based in-memory database provider McObject has signed a deal for Singapore-based financial technology provider C3S to act as a local distributor for McObject's eXtremeDB Financial Edition database system and related product family in…

Nasdaq Index Head Jacobs Announces Retirement

John Jacobs, executive vice president of global information services at Nasdaq OMX and head of the exchange's index business, has announced he will retire from his current role effective Jan. 2, 2015.

CME, CFFEX Sign Data Distribution Deal

CME Group has signed an agreement to license and distribute market data from the Shanghai-based China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX), as part of the Chinese exchange's global development activities to grow its business in international markets.

Estimize Taps Former S&P Research Director for PR, Research

New York-based crowd-sourced earnings estimates provider Estimize has appointed Christine Short──former director of earnings research at S&P Capital IQ──vice president of media and public relations, with additional responsibility for content generation,…

S&P Boss Eccleston Resurfaces as TMX CEO

Canadian exchange group TMX has appointed former S&P and Bloomberg exec Lou Eccleston as chief executive, effective Nov. 3, replacing Thomas Kloet, who announced his retirement earlier this year.

CenturyLink Opens First Mainland China Datacenter

Datacenter, internet and hosting provider CenturyLink has opened a datacenter in Shanghai to provide locally hosted infrastructure for multinational firms doing business in China, and to support "data sovereignty," officials say.

Ex-Harco Execs Reunite at Datactics

Datactics, a Belfast, Northern Ireland-based provider of data quality software, has appointed former NYSE Technologies managing director Steve Cowler chief technology officer, replacing Sarah Bearder, who has served as CTO since 1999 and will remain as…

S&P Cap IQ, Kuberre Launch Event Fusion Real-Time Alerting

S&P Capital IQ, the data arm of McGraw Hill Financial, and Andover, Mass.-based financial technology provider Kuberre Systems will launch a new cloud-based platform, dubbed Event Fusion, today, Sept. 30, which provides real-time alerts on news and…

Boat Adopts MMT Standards for OTC Trade Reporting

Boat Trade Reporting, which Swedish technology supplier Cinnober Financial Technology acquired earlier this year from Markit, has implemented the full Market Model Typology (MMT) standards for OTC cash equity trade reporting, in an effort to boost data…

Xignite Builds Managed Java, .Net APIs

San Mateo, Calif.-based on-demand data provider Xignite has released new software development kits for Java and .Net that will enable clients, prospects and financial technology developers to build applications that leverage Xignite's market and…

Rimes Adds Thomson Reuters Indexes to BDS

Economic and benchmark data provider Rimes Technologies has added support for Thomson Reuters' equity and fixed income indexes to its Rimes Benchmark Data Service to meet demand for diverse index data from buy-side clients.

BATS Delays New Feed Launch After SEC Extends Review Period

BATS Global Markets has delayed the launch of its BATS One consolidated feed of data from the four equities markets operated by its BATS and Direct Edge exchange, after the Securities and Exchange Commission extended its 45-day period by a further 45…

Top Banks, Hedge Funds Buy Perzo Messaging Platform for $66M

A consortium of 14 major financial firms has acquired Palo Alto, Calif.-based messaging platform provider Perzo and renamed it Symphony with a $66 million investment to provide an open-source, secure and compliant messaging platform for financial…

Options Expands Into CME, Completes US Co-Lo Map

Infrastructure-as-a-service provider Options (formerly Options IT) said it has expanded into CME Group's co-location facility in Aura, Illinois, completing its coverage of all US exchange co-location facilities.

NetDania Preps HTML5 Charts, Mobile Trading App

NetDania, a Danish provider of foreign exchange data display and analytics workstations, is rolling out a new HTML5 charting solution and an upgraded version of its NetDania mobile app in response to customer demand for more functionality, officials say.

Platts Sweetens Commodities Data, Ups Sugar Content

McGraw-Hill Financial-owned commodities and energy data provider Platts has released a new real-time news, data and benchmark pricing service for global agriculture markets, dubbed Platts Agriculture Alert.

Barchart Launches 'EDM' Service, Revamped Content Portal

Chicago-based data vendor Barchart has officially unveiled Barchart EDM──a new integrated solution that combines components of its various content and data delivery mechanisms into a managed service for market data capture, management and distribution─…

Thomson Reuters Preps 2015 Fee Hikes

Thomson Reuters is to raise prices for certain data products and services by up to 10 percent, effective Jan. 1, 2015, especially for legacy products and services and for contracts agreed at a discount to the current list price, Inside Market Data has…

Markit Launches Chat Rooms on Collaboration Services

Markit has launched a new software component of its Collaboration Services open messaging initiative that will enable investment banks and other financial institutions to create instant message chat rooms—and to proactively monitor who can access them,…

Opening Cross: Getting the Message, Loud and Clear

Who would have thought that in the age of algorithmic trading, where computers trade with other computers, there would be so much interest in chat tools for human traders to communicate, share information and negotiate trades. Nevertheless, with…

Updata Revs V8 of Pro Analytics

UK-based technical analysis software provider Updata will this week release Version 8 of its Professional analytics program, which can handle five times the number of data points as previous incarnations of the software, and includes new functionality…

Revamped Ticker Plant, API, Data Appliances Up Exegy Throughput

St. Louis, Mo.-based hardware ticker plant vendor Exegy has released versions 3.3 of its hardware-accelerated Ticker Plant, Market Data System appliances and Exegy Client API, which will provide customers with expanded order book information on the…

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