SIX Financial Information wins seventh consecutive corporate actions award

Zurich, Switzerland – SIX Financial Information wins Best Corporate Actions Data Provider for the seventh year in a row at this year’s Inside Reference Data and Inside Market Data Awards.

The annual awards ceremony, held in New York City, recognizes industry excellence in market and reference data as well as enterprise data management. Following reader nominations for several awards in market and reference data categories, Inside Reference Data subscribers voted SIX Financial Information as the “Best Corporate Actions Data Provider” for a 7th time running. The award was accepted by John McManus, SIX Executive Director & Head of Sales the Americas, UK & Ireland, at the Incisive Media Awards Ceremony, which took place in New York on Wednesday, 18 May 2016. “We are delighted to be recognized once again for this award. I would like to thank all of our customers and partners for their support and recognition of our excellence in the global corporate actions space,” said McManus.

Winners of the Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data awards are chosen each year by financial institution professionals. Each voter may choose a winner according to his or her individual criteria. For corporate actions, these criteria would include timeliness, flexible delivery format, breadth of instrument coverage, types of corporate actions and global reach. SIX Financial Information has often been credited with superiority in all of these areas, a fact that reflects hard work and a program of continuous improvement.

SIX’s corporate actions can be accessed via a number of delivery services, most notably via the VDF Event Diary. The web-based solution allows back office professionals to quickly and effectively track and analyze corporate action related events.

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SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data and value-added services for the wealth and asset management industry. Aggregated directly and in real-time from 1500 worldwide sources - covering all the major trading venues - SIX’s database includes reference and market data, corporate actions, regulatory data and pricing information for over 18 million instruments. With offices in 23 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for asset servicing and administration, middle office, and investment and portfolio management.   

About SIX

SIX operates Switzerland’s financial market infrastructure and offers on a global scale comprehensive services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial information and payment transactions. The company is owned by its users (approximately 140 banks of various size and orientation) and, with its workforce of more than 4‚000 employees and presence in 25 countries, generated an operating income of 1.8 billion Swiss francs and a Group net profit of CHF 247.2 million in 2014.