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Symphony and FactSet Announce Strategic Partnership to Enable Real-Time Collaboration Across the Financial Services Industry

June 30, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA, June 30, 2016 – Symphony Communication Services, LLC, the secure collaboration and workflow technology company, and FactSet, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, today announced a new partnership. Together, the firms are working on seamless integration of the FactSet platform with Symphony’s communications platform to enable real-time collaboration across the financial services industry.

As a result of the partnership, investment professionals will have access to the best of both worlds – Symphony’s rich, secure messaging experience integrated with FactSet's superior analytics, content, and technology.

“We are thrilled to welcome FactSet, a core supplier of market data and analytics, to the Symphony partner ecosystem,” notes David Gurlé, founder and CEO, Symphony. “As FactSet is known as a product innovator, we believe that together we have an opportunity to fundamentally transform how investment professionals work.”

“Enterprise-wide collaboration across members of the financial investment community will dramatically improve industry productivity,” states Phil Snow, CEO, FactSet. “This partnership reinforces FactSet’s commitment to delivering solutions that help our clients be more efficient across their workflows.”

About Symphony

The secure, cloud-based communications platform that connects markets and individuals, Symphony promotes collaboration and increases workflow productivity while maintaining organizational compliance. Founded in October 2014 and headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, the company has offices in New York, Chicago, Boston, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. Symphony has raised $170 million from the world’s largest financial institutions and recognized investors, including:  Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BlackRock, BNY Mellon, Citadel, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Google Inc., Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Lakestar, Maverick, Merus Capital, Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Nomura, Societe Generale, UBS and Wells Fargo.

To sign up for Symphony, find out more about the company and keep up on the latest news, visit and follow @Symphony.

About FactSet

FactSet delivers the world’s best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 63,000 users make smarter investment decisions with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. FactSet is also an honoree of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace Award recipient in the United Kingdom and France. FactSet is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS). Learn more at and follow on Twitter: