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Awards and Recognition

We're proud to have been recognized for our analytical and data-driven solutions, as well as our exemplary employees, who continue to provide the industry's best service. As we continue to grow, we rely on the constant infusion of fresh ideas and creative thinking to maintain our position on the cutting-edge of financial services and software. Many publications have recognized our culture as the reason so many talented individuals want to work here. Below are a few of the recent awards FactSet has earned in recognition of our solutions and exceptional workplace:

Solutions

Best Market Data Provider, Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards, 2017

Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data readers selected FactSet as the “Best Market Data Provider” in the annual Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards. The Awards celebrate the most outstanding companies, people, and products of the past year.

Best Data Analytics Provider, Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards, 2016 – 2017, 2011, 2008 – 2009 

The IMD “Best Data Analytics Provider” award spotlights FactSet’s Portfolio Analytics (PA), a multi-asset class, global solution that helps investment professionals go from data to decision faster. Included is FactSet’s Geographical Revenue dataset, which is unique in the industry and provides a true understanding of a portfolio’s exposure to geopolitical, macroeconomic, and market factors.

Best Client Reporting Solution - Vermilion, A FactSet Company, FTF News Technology Innovation Awards, 2017

The FTF News Technology Innovation Awards 2017 are presented by Financial Technologies Forum and FTF News. The Awards celebrate and recognize the professionals, financial technology vendors, service providers, industry bodies, and regulators that have made significant strides and noteworthy achievements in operational excellence. The Best Client Report Solution is voted on by users, and honors the provider that has advanced the complex process of client reporting.

Best Client Services Solution, FTF News Technology Innovation Awards, 2017 

The FTF News Technology Innovation Awards 2017 are presented by Financial Technologies Forum and FTF News. The Awards celebrate and recognize the professionals, financial technology vendors, service providers, industry bodies, and regulators that have made significant strides and noteworthy achievements in operational excellence. Determined by asset managers, consultants, and other industry personnel, the Best Client Services Solution honors the provider that has advanced optimal treatment of market participants – from onboarding to ongoing customer care – to help firms better serve their clients.

Best Client Reporting Solution - Vermilion, A FactSet Company, WealthBriefing European Awards, 2017

The WealthBriefing European Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in the wealth management industry. Vermilion was recognized for its best-of-breed client reporting and communications technology, Vermilion Reporting Suite (VRS), which serves the global wealth management industry. Vermilion was honored for its strong data, clarity of information, and speed of delivery.
 
Best Data Provider to Wealth Managers, WealthBriefing European Awards, 2017

The WealthBriefing European Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in the wealth management industry. With thousands of FactSet-sourced and third party databases integrated in one flexible analytics platform, FactSet was recognized for its powerful data solutions that combine global coverage, deep history, and unparalleled transparency. The judges highlighted FactSet's strong support for users, its flexibility where required, and its focus on client needs.

Best Buy-Side EMS - Portware, A FactSet Company, Markets Choice Awards, 2017

The Markets Media Market Choice awards recognize the best of the best across the institutional buy-side and sell-side: exchanges, sell-side trading desks, institutional asset owners, investment managers, and technology providers.

Best Data Provider - Fixed Income and Credit, Fund Technology and Wall Street Letter Awards, 2017

The Fund Technology and Wall Street Letter awards recognize the achievements of asset managers, exchanges, brokerages, network providers, and trading platforms that have helped to shape innovation across the space in the last year.  

Best Risk Management Technology Provider, MENA FM Fund Services Awards, 2017

The MENA FM Fund Services Awards are the only awards dedicated to recognizing companies that have shown excellence in providing services to the fund and asset management industry of the Middle East and North Africa. FactSet was named Best Risk Management Technology Provider. FactSet’s Multi-Asset Class risk model integrates equity, fixed income, commodity, returns-based, and currency factors to provide a full, transparent view of risk distribution at the portfolio, factor, and asset levels. 

Best Overall Provider, Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards, 2016

FactSet has been awarded the “Best Overall Provider” of market data, research, and analytics for 2016 by Inside Market Data (IMD), an Incisive Media publication that covers the market data sector of the financial services industry.

Best Research Provider, Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards, 2015 – 2016, 2012, 2011

The IMD “Best Research Provider” award recognizes FactSet’s Research Management Solutions (RMS), which help clients institutionalize and optimize their research workflow and centralize ideas, notes, and recommendations, making research faster and easier to store, retrieve, track, and share across investment teams.

Best Research and Analytics Tool, Systems in the City Awards, 2015 – 2016

FactSet was awarded Best Research and Analytics Tool at the Systems in the City Awards. The award recognizes FactSet’s combination of in-house research, client data, market data, and sophisticated analytics in helping wealth managers make better investment decisions for their clients. FactSet is distinguished for its desktop analytics, mobile applications, reporting tools, and comprehensive data feeds.

Best Data Analytics Provider, Waters Rankings, 2016

Thousands of end users representing a large swath of capital markets cast votes over a six-week period to determine the outcome of the 30 Waters Rankings categories. FactSet was awarded Best Data Analytics Provider for its Portfolio Analysis (PA) offering. PA is an interactive tool that allows users to transform their data and analytics into intelligence through a flexible, multi-tile interface of reports and charts.

Best FX Trading Platform Technology (Portware), WSL Institutional Trading Awards, 2013 – 2016

Portware, a FactSet company, won the WSL Institutional Trading Award for Best FX Trading Platform Technology. 

Best Index Data Solution, Data Management Review Awards, 2015 – 2016


The Data Management Review Awards recognized FactSet’s Benchmark Data Solution as the Best Index Solution in two consecutive years. FactSet’s Benchmark Data Solution streamlines implementation and delivers accurate data for a range of global equity and fixed income benchmarks, supporting clients' performance measurement, reporting, and compliance and risk workflows.

Best Data Management Solution, AGF Africa Service Provider Awards, 2016

The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards are the only awards dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of fund service providers covering Africa. FactSet was named Best Data Management Solution (DMS). Our DMS uses a single entity-level identifier to effectively manage both market and reference data, exposing direct and indirect relationships and hierarchies between entities, securities, people, and funds.

Best Buy-Side EMS (Portware), Buy-Side Technology Awards, 2014 – 2015, 2012

For the third time in four years, Portware, a FactSet company, won the Best Buy-Side EMS award at the Buy-Side Technology Awards. Portware was selected for its unique combination of customization, pre- and post-trade analytics, and multi-asset coverage that set it apart from other systems.

Top Foreign Exchange Innovator (Portware), Global Finance, 2015

Global Finance Magazine has included Portware, a FactSet company and the first and only global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence, on its first annual list of forex leaders. Portware was selected for its proven innovation, rapid growth in FX business, and comprehensive FX trading solutions. 

Acquisition of the Year, Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards, 2014


FactSet was awarded Acquisition of the Year for its acquisition of Revere. FactSet acquired Revere, the leading provider of industry classification and supply chain specialty data, analytics, and index solutions for the global financial services industry, in September of 2013.

Overall Research Provider, Hedge Funds Review, 2012

FactSet was awarded the Overall Research Provider award from Hedge Funds Review Service Provider Rankings. These awards recognize industry excellence within data management and are voted on by financial end user Hedge Funds Review readers.

Corporate

Top Companies for Graduates to Work for in the UK, TheJobCrowd, 2014 – 2017

For the fourth consecutive year, TheJobCrowd recognized FactSet as one of the top 100 employers for graduates. The rankings were based on feedback from employees who have graduated from university within the last three years and have been with their employer for at least six months.

U.K.’s Best Workplaces, Great Place to Work®, 2009 – 2017

FactSet was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the U.K.’s Best Workplaces. FactSet was included for having a high trust, high engagement workplace culture that attracts and retains talent and helps drive our business success.  

Best Workplaces in Finance and Insurance, FORTUNE, 2016 – 2017

Published by Fortune, the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance rankings are based on feedback from more than 62,450 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations in the financial services and insurance sectors. 

Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2016 – 2017

FactSet earned a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), achieving the designation of a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s CEI is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. 

Winning 'W' Company, 2020 Women on Boards, 2016 

Women on Boards 2020 is a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20% or greater by the year 2020. FactSet earned recognition as a 'W' Winning Company for having 20% or more of our board seats held by women.

Best Companies to Work For, FORTUNE, 2008 – 2016

FORTUNE has recognized FactSet as one of the top 100 companies to work for eight years in a row. The only Connecticut-based company to make the list in 2016, FactSet was recognized for its focus on employee and career development.

America's 100 Socially Just Companies, Forbes, 2016

JUST Capital and Forbes released the inaugural “JUST 100 List” which ranks publicly traded American companies that perform based on the issues Americans care most about. The rankings are based on one of the largest surveys (50,000 Americans polled over 18 months) ever conducted on attitudes towards corporate behavior.

Best Workplaces in France, Great Place to Work Institute, 2012 – 2016

FactSet has been named one of the Best Workplaces in France for the fourth year in a row by Great Place to Work Institute. The survey revealed that 91% of FactSet’s employees in France said that FactSet is a great place to work.

Best Workplaces for Millennials in the U.S., Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2015 – 2016

FactSet was named to Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE’s list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the U.S. FactSet was recognized for many reasons, including various programs that help employees further their education and develop new skills.

Best Places to Work for New Dads, Fatherly, 2016

Fatherly, a parenting resource for men, has recognized FactSet as the 46th best workplace for new dads. Notable father-friendly policies that earned FactSet this spot include four weeks of paid paternity leave and an excellent flex time policy.

Best Place to Work in Chicago, Crain’s Chicago Business Review, 2013 – 2015

FactSet was listed on Crain's Chicago’s Best Places to Work for three consecutive years, and was ranked in the top 10 of the overall best places to work in 2015. The company was recognized for its competitive perks package, 100 percent company-paid health coverage for employees and dependents, and an employee stock purchase plan with discounted stock purchases.

Best Workplaces for Diversity, Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2015

FactSet was named to Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE’s list of 50 best workplaces for diversity. Rankings were determined by employee feedback and the representation of racial and ethnic minorities and women.

Best Workplaces for Women, Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2015

FactSet was named to Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE’s list of 100 best workplaces for women. Rankings are determined by employee surveys and the representation of women within the organizations, and highlights companies with generous benefits packages, flexible schedules, and work-life balance.

Best Workplaces in Technology, Great Place to Work's Great Rated, 2014

FactSet was named fifth on the top 20 Great Workplaces in Technology by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™, as decided by employees themselves.