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WRDS adds FactSet Revere data, helping clients to uncover complex networks of companies within the global economy

September 15, 2015

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic, and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of FactSet Revere’s unique datasets to the WRDS platform. The data is available through FactSet (NYSE: FDS | NASDAQ: FDS), a leading provider of financial information and analytics.  A part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, WRDS is trusted by leading universities around the world for data access and insights that accelerate impactful research and enhance learning.

FactSet Revere is the third FactSet dataset provided by WRDS, which already offers FactSet Ownership and FactSet Fundamentals. FactSet Revere supports historic research on corporate relationships, supply chains, and geographic risk exposure. FactSet Revere allows controls for different industry effects based on product revenue, and offers precision and granularity of sector peer groups. It is specifically designed to help analysts and researchers understand the geographic risks of companies, and its datasets uncover how the impacts of shock at the firm level can be aggregated into a macro effect.

“WRDS is excited to expand our FactSet offerings with the Revere datasets,” said Robert Zarazowski, Managing Director of WRDS. “WRDS is known as a global leader in financial research and FactSet Revere will enhance our subscribers’ ability to uncover key company relationships and risks in an increasingly networked world.”

“FactSet is a thought leader in providing business intelligence through its unique content and sophisticated analytics offering to academic institutions and elite research teams in Financial Services,” explains Justin D. Strand, SVP and Content Product Director at FactSet. “FactSet Revere’s data solutions expose interconnections of companies supporting researchers to discover interesting themes, actionable ideas, and investment strategies.”

About WRDS

A part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is trusted by universities across the globe and is fundamental to accelerating impactful research and enhanced learning. WRDS is the award-winning research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government, and nonprofit clients at over 375 institutions in 33 countries. WRDS provides the user with one location to access over 200 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, ESG, and Statistics. Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, MATLAB, Python and R. Our Analytics team, doctoral-level support, and rigorous data review and validation give clients the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.

From partnerships with data vendors to our own tools, including the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite and the Wharton School’s OTIS, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management and research, all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.

About the Wharton School

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The Wharton School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 94,000 graduates.

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