85 years of SIX Financial Information
Yesterday, SIX Financial Information celebrated 85 years in the business
SIX Financial Information, one of the world's leading providers of financial information, has spent 85 years delivering high-quality data and value-added services for wealth and asset management. The company has withstood the test of time by staying true to its purpose – empowering clients to grow and innovate with high quality financial information.
SIX Financial Information gathers, processes, and delivers data on more than 16 million financial instruments for its clients around the globe. Today, the company is the world's second-oldest data supplier. The core business of reference data is the third-largest of its kind in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
As an underlying component of the Swiss value chain, SIX Financial Information is indispensable to the Swiss financial center. As the official registration authority of security numbers, it provides the principal identifiers for financial instruments for the Swiss Value Chain. SIX also provides its clients with over 100 terabytes of data every month.
“85 years in the business with the same ownership speaks for itself. I do not think many of our competitors can claim the same", says Robert Jeanbart, Division CEO SIX Financial Information. "Our focus, long-standing expertise and depth in the area of reference data have allowed us to anticipate the needs of our clients and to provide appropriate services. As such, our extensive information supports to meet the ever-increasing regulatory and tax requirements, or to make informed investment decisions and much more. As a reliable partner, we are committed to providing high quality and cost-effective reference data, enabling clients to optimize business operations and improve the satisfaction of their customers."
About SIX Financial Information
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 16 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.
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.