NORWALK, Conn., July 27, 2016- FactSet, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, today announced it is strengthening its alliance with QUICK Corp, the leading vendor of integrated information in Japan. This powerful combination brings together FactSet's in-depth insight and multi-asset class data and analytics with Japan-specific content such as Nikkei's Flash News, Nikkei NEEDS Fundamentals and QUICK market information. This partnership expands on the jointly developed 'QUICK FactSet Workstation' for financial professionals launched in April 2015.
In addition to strengthening the collaboration between the FactSet and QUICK brands, a newly formed joint sales initiative will focus on supporting and expanding use of the QUICK FactSet Workstation, offering FactSet's full range of solutions and industry-leading client service effective August 1, 2016.
'This partnership is consistent with our long-term strategic direction and our commitment to delivering value to our clients, employees, and shareholders, ' explained Phil Snow, CEO, FactSet. 'Investment professionals in Japan will now have access to all that FactSet has to offer in addition to more localized reports and functionality and expanded content, including Nikkei news, Fundamentals and Estimates.'
FactSet delivers the world's best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 63,000 global 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
Founded in 1971, QUICK is the leading vendor of integrated information in Japan. As a financial information provider within the Nikkei Group, QUICK distributes reliable information from a fair and neutral position. Starting with Japan and Asia, QUICK offers global real time financial information and historical data, and provides comprehensive solutions to the securities and financial market with supporting services for asset management, order routing and execution, along with the construction and maintenance of information networks.
Amy BowmanFactSet Research Systems Inc.
Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.