SIX Financial Information supplies market data to Bloomberg’s Data Distribution Service

Zurich, New York - SIX Financial Information has integrated its real-time data feed, MDFselect, with Bloomberg’s managed market data distribution service, called Bloomberg Platform. When used for added resiliency, MDFselect ensures continuity and reliability of market data for dependent trading and risk management applications.

Access to consistent and dependable real-time financial information is critical to financial services firms and professionals that use this data to inform investment decisions and activate trading activities. To meet client needs, SIX Financial Information worked with Bloomberg's Enterprise Solutions business to develop a managed feed adapter for MDFselect, a total solution which was recently deployed for a large asset management firm in the United States.

Existing users of Bloomberg's consolidated market data feed, or B-PIPE, have the option of using SIX Financial Information's data feed as an automated or self-managed service that provides resiliency. Downstream applications and displays access and use SIX Financial Information's real-time, delayed, or historical data in the same way they would access data from Bloomberg's consolidated data feed. No recoding or reprogramming is necessary to enable applications to access data from either data source. Entitlements for both data feeds are managed by Bloomberg’s Entitlements Management and Reporting System (EMRS).

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with SIX to develop an integrated and comprehensive service that can provide the data content that clients want, and the resiliency they need, to support reliable and consistent business operations,” said Tony McManus, global head of real-time technology for Bloomberg's Enterprise Solutions business.

“Bloomberg built its business by listening to its clients and delivering what they want. The integration of SIX Financial Information’s real-time market data feed is an example of how Bloomberg is collaborating to develop services that help clients adopt intelligent data governance practices,” said Mirko Silvestri, Head Product Management Market Data, SIX Financial Information.

Offered as a managed service, Bloomberg's Platform enables firms to harness Bloomberg's global network and data distribution technology to manage, control and deliver real-time, reference, pricing and historical data to applications across the enterprise. Bloomberg Platform integrates with third-party software applications, which gives clients flexibility and choice when configuring their enterprise workflow.

The Bloomberg Platform, Adapter for MDFselect, and MDFselect are available globally.

About SIX Financial Information

SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data services and solutions for financial and insurance firms, corporations and the media. Aggregated in real-time from over 1,500 worldwide sources, SIX’s financial information is comprised of corporate actions, pricing, reference and market data for 16 million instruments and
is unique in terms of information depth, breadth and structure. With offices in 23 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for securities administration, risk management and compliance, investment advisory, and portfolio management.

Financial Information is one of four business areas of SIX which offers global premium services in securities trading, clearing and settlement, payment transactions, and financial information.


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