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FactSet Achieves Two More Top Global Financial Service Industry Awards

  • “Best Data Analytics Provider” Award from Waters Technology
  • “Best Research and Analytics Tool” at Systems In The City Awards from UK-based consultancy Goodacre

NORWALK, Conn., July 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, has been named the “Best Data Analytics Provider” of market data, research and analytics in the 2016 annual rankings announced by Waters Technology, a division of Incisive Media. FactSet was also honored with the “Best Research and Analytics Tool” award at the annual Systems in the City Awards presented in London by Goodacre UK, a leading securities industry consultancy.

The awards add to a growing list of achievements for FactSet this year, including “Best Research Provider” and “Best Analytics Provider” by Inside Market Data/Inside Reference Data in May and earning a spot for the eighth time as one of Fortune’s ”100 Best Companies to Work For”.

“These awards are significant recognition for FactSet by our clients and industry peers,” stated Phil Snow, CEO, FactSet. “Our clients are experiencing rapid change as a result of the evolution in the financial markets. FactSet delivers industry-leading analytics, service, content, and technology to help them adapt and succeed.”

Victor Anderson, editor-in-chief at Waters and Waters Technology, said, “The award for ‘Best Data Analytics Provider’ recognizes the depth and breadth of FactSet’s data management, research and analytics tools that investment professionals rely on in today’s complex, interconnected global markets.”

Stephen Pinner, Managing Director of Goodacre UK said, “FactSet won the award for the ‘Best Research and Analytics Tool’ for the quality of its research management solutions. These offer opportunities for more effective and timely research to firms across all asset classes.”

About FactSet
FactSet delivers the world’s best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 63,000 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.

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

Source:FactSet Research Systems Inc.