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Correction: LSE SMF Pricing

The pricing for the London Stock Exchange’s Masterfile service was misstated in last month’s issue of Reference Data Review. User licenses are based on access to bands of Sedol codes: £500/year for...
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Citigroup Buys Communicator QIB Hub for ID Management

Citigroup has implemented the QIB Hub identity management solution from Communicator Inc. The system will be used to manage Citi’s Qualified Institutional Buyer certification, under which the bank...
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Trace Financial Names Cumberland to BizDev Role

Hugh Cumberland has joined Trace Financial as head of business development. Cumberland was previously at Mercator, where he was responsible for product management, until that company’s merger with...
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ANNA Service Bureau Links ISINs to MICs

In an apparent bid to stave off potential competition from the London Stock Exchange’s pending Sedol Masterfile service, the ANNA Service Bureau this month announced it would provide financial...
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London Stock Exchange Sets March Date for Sedol Masterfile Launch

The London Stock Exchange has revised the launch date for its new Sedol Masterfile service. The service, which aims to establish itself as a global securities identification system, will now be...
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Exchange Data Adopts ISO 15022 for Corporate Actions

London-based reference data provider Exchange Data International has completed the first phase of integrating the ISO 15022 messaging protocol with its corporate actions data services. The company...
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Stop Press: IDC Sales Jump 25% in 4th Period

As Reference Data Review went to press, Interactive Data Corp., the main U.S. operating entity of Financial Times Interactive Data, reported fourth- quarter revenues of $120.4 million, up 24.8% from...
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Daiwa Securities America, Invesco License Xcitek’s XSP

Daiwa Securities America is to automate its corporate actions processing using Xcitek’s XSP platform and the company’s corporate actions data. The platform will work alongside SunGard’s Phase 3 back-...
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Telekurs, Vermeg Establish CA Partnership

Telekurs Financial has created a partnership with Vermeg to integrate Telekurs’ Valordata Feed (VDF) with Vermeg’s Megacor CA automation platform. The addition of VDF’s will give a boost to Megacor,...
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RDUG’s Kirby Stresses Role of Corporate Actions Processing

Anthony Kirby, secretary and founder of the Reference Data User Group (RDUG) used last month’s Finexpo 2004 conference in London to outline new initiatives in the corporate actions area. Kirby said...

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