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FactSet Releases New Fixed Income Ownership Feed

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) (Nasdaq:FDS), a leading provider of integrated global financial information and analytical applications for the investment community, today announced the release of a new Fixed Income Ownership data feed.

FactSet has been a leading provider of equity ownership data since 2001 and the addition of fixed income ownership complements FactSet's high-quality and wide breadth of global data offerings. This new feed provides a powerful solution for investment professionals to analyze a portfolio's holdings across all asset classes and identify owners of an entity's debt and equity issues to uncover trends. Regulatory and risk groups can perform fund look-through analysis to help with regulatory requirements such as Solvency II.

FactSet's Fixed Income Ownership feed covers 136,000 fixed income securities and 18,000 funds. The data is collected directly from the fund holders and includes fund characteristics, security detail, position held, reported market value, and report date.

"With the release of fixed income holdings within our suite of data feeds, we now have the ability to leverage our best of breed ownership content across multiple asset classes," said Mark Hale, Senior Vice President, Director – Content Operations, FactSet. "This offering is an exciting example of our commitment to provide high-quality and unique content to empower clients in their decision-making."

About FactSet

FactSet, a global provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world's best investment professionals outperform. More than 55,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. The Company has been included in FORTUNE's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, the United Kingdom's Great Places to Work and France's Best Workplaces. FactSet is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ (NYSE:FDS) (Nasdaq:FDS). Learn more at www.factset.com, and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

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