Can Factset Be Dethroned?


In 1978, a little-known data integration company called Factset Research Systems hung out its shingle and started selling historical, fundamental and economic data, all bundled together with analytics and data management tools. Today, Factset is in just about every leading buy-side shop and a nice percentage of sell-side ones, too.

Needless to say, Factset’s success hasn’t gone unnoticed. Vendors like Rimes Technologies and Primark, with its Microsoft Windows-based analytical application Piranha

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Refinitiv’s PermID framework was conceived as a proprietary tool to address an internal challenge around identifying objects in the firm’s information model. Once it had proved its worth, it was rolled out to the firm’s clients to significant success.

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