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FactSet Expands Multi-Asset Class Analytics, Performance, and Risk Solutions with Axioma Strategic Relationship

January 18, 2017

Investment Professionals will benefit from combination of FactSet data, analytics, and service and Axioma risk model

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, today announced that it has strengthened its relationship with Axioma, a leading provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio construction and risk and regulatory reporting solutions. This expands FactSet’s strong fixed income and multi-asset class analytics, performance, and risk offerings.

“As the market continues to look at new asset classes, and solutions providers consolidate, investment professionals need more powerful multi-asset class analytics, performance, and risk tools,” said Robert Robie, Senior Vice President, Fixed Income Analytics, FactSet. “FactSet is committed to giving our clients options, and Axioma’s risk models complement our multi-asset class analytics, performance, and risk solutions.”

The strategic relationship includes making Axioma’s linear fixed income and multi-asset class model available on FactSet and expands the multi-asset class risk models already available through FactSet.

“In today’s dynamic landscape, flexibility, collaboration and integration are key principles in helping investment professionals successfully navigate risk,” said JF Chauwin, Axioma’s Global Head of Multi-Asset Class Solutions. “Our comprehensive risk models help our joint clients successfully manage to their risk profile. Our growing relationship with FactSet demonstrates our commitment to these principles by giving managers more choice and access to the tools and analytics available in the industry.”

The integration of Axioma furthers FactSet’s commitment to providing comprehensive solutions to investment professionals through collaboration. In addition to offering Axioma’s fundamental and statistical equity risk models, FactSet collaborates with several other risk model providers in the industry, giving investment professionals a choice. 

FactSet is focused on building solutions across the portfolio lifecycle through innovation, acquisition, and strategic relationships to support our clients’ core workflows and help them meet the challenges of this increasingly complex market.

For more information on FactSet’s full suite of analytics applications and services visit http://www.factset.com/analytics.

About FactSet
FactSet delivers the world’s best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 66,000 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 www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

About Axioma

Axioma is a leading provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio construction, and risk and regulatory reporting solutions that offer incomparable insights into the constantly evolving state of risk. Financial institutions worldwide rely on Axioma’s sophisticated suite of tools and flexible open platform technology to unify the view of risk across front, middle and back office functions, helping to drive efficiency and bring transparency to performance. Axioma has received numerous accolades for its innovative technology, which serves as the centerpiece of its clients’ risk management strategy. In 2016, its enterprise risk management solution, Axioma Risk, was named Best Buy-Side Risk/Portfolio Analytics Product at the Buy-Side Technology Awards and the Best Innovative Solution at the L’Agefi AMtech Day Awards. Axioma was also included on the Chartis RiskTech100® 2017, a ranking of the world’s most significant risk and compliance technology companies. Axioma is headquartered in New York, with offices throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Axioma logos and product brands are trademarks/service marks of Axioma, Inc. For more information please visit www.axioma.com. Follow on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Contact:

Amy Bowman
FactSet Research Systems Inc. 203.810.2144 abowman@FactSet.com
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