Handelspanken Capital Markets Selects Thomson ONE Institutional Research
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that has singed a contract with Handelsbanken Capital Markets, the leading Nordic investment bank, to deploy Thomson ONE Institutional Research.
LONDON, 08/21/2006, Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that has singed a contract with Handelsbanken Capital Markets, the leading Nordic investment bank, to deploy Thomson ONE Institutional Research.
Thomson Financial will provide 28 users spread across Handelsbanken Capital Market’s team in the Nordic region, London and New York with access to Thomson ONE Institutional Research. Thomson Financial was awarded the two-year contract in a competitive pitch, replacing two incumbent providers.
Thomson ONE Institutional Research is a desktop solution that flexibly delivers the critical information and analysis tools research departments need via one complete and intuitive interface. It offers comprehensive market data, ownership, analytics, deals, and filings with many additional modules available by subscription. Thomson Financial’s integrated desktop solution allows research analysts to seamlessly explore and analyse all of the content they need to generate market leading ideas. In addition to cost-effectively replacing their existing market data and news services, it offers users a wide range of unique value added content and fully integrates Thomson Datastream, the world’s most comprehensive historical time series service.
Johan Rydh, Head of Research Infrastructure, Handelsbanken Capital Markets said: “A key reason for our selection of Thomson ONE Institutional Research was because it was clearly designed by analysts for analysts. It is the only solution on the market which is configured to reflect how our analysts work. We are confident that our research team will use Thomson ONE to help streamline their process to increase productivity.”
David Bilbé, European Commercial Director, Thomson Financial commented: “We are pleased that Handelsbanken Capital Markets, a leading investment bank, selected Thomson ONE Institutional Research for its complete research global requirements. The research community has long relied on Thomson Financial solutions. However, the integration and reconfiguration of these assets into Thomosn ONE Institutional Research has raised the bar in terms of our ability to increase our clients performance.”
Thomson ONE Institutional Research includes the following components:
* Market Data - Global real-time and/or delayed quotes, options montage, global FOREX real-time cross-rates and global economics and indexes.
* News - Real-time news from Dow Jones, AFX and Regulatory News Services
* Earnings - Thomson FirstCall consensus and earnings estimates.
* Events - Thomson StreetEvents – Comprehensive, timely and accurate calendar of corporate events sourced directly from more than 5,500 public companies worldwide.
* Company and Industry Financials - Thomson Worldscope quarterly and annual company fundamental data, Industry ratios and averages.
* Ownership - Institutional, mutual fund, insider, officer, and corporate holdings and transaction data.
* Company and Industry Deals - Thomson Securities Data – Five years of M&A, loans, and equity and bond issues; Global industry-level deals.
* Source Documents - Global corporate filings and annual reports.
* Full integration with Thomson Datastream
About Handelsbanken Capital Markets
Handelsbanken Capital Markets is a full-service investment bank, and at the same time is an integrated part of Handelsbanken, the leading Nordic bank with a Nordic and global network. The focus and business objective of Handelsbanken Capital Markets’ operation is to provide the best financial solutions for customers with Nordic requirements. Within Handelsbanken Capital Markets over 500 staff in seven countries specialise in Nordic conditions and companies.
About Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial is a US$1.9 billion provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Through the widest range of products and services in the industry, Thomson Financial helps clients in more than 70 countries make better decisions, be more productive and achieve superior results. Thomson Financial is part of The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com), a global leader in providing integrated information solutions to more than 20 million business and professional customers in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate e-learning and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. With revenues of US$8.4 billion, The Thomson Corporation lists its common shares on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).
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