Under the arrangement, S&P Capital IQ will provide:
* ClariFI, an advanced research and portfolio management platform that provides asset managers with complete solutions for their research and production workflows;
* XpressFeed, a data feed management solution that minimizes time spent on retrieving and managing data, giving asset managers more time to spend on valuable analysis ; and
* Alpha Factor Library, S&P Capital IQ’s advanced research tool for discovering and executing achievable alpha through robust backtesting and benchmarking.
“We needed a robust and integrated solution to support our quantitative research. We took an exhaustive examination of our options and S&P Capital IQ offered the best overall solution,” explained Stephen Baldwin, Chief Operating Officer, Regal Funds Management. “We were particularly impressed with the ability to easily incorporate factors such as point-in-time fundamentals for backtesting and the depth of knowledge of the regional client support team.”
“Our arrangement with Regal Funds is a testament to the strength and flexibility of our platform,” said Jose Ordonez, Head of Sales Pacific Region for S&P Capital IQ. “Australia is one of the world’s most competitive markets for asset managers and an ideal proving ground to demonstrate the power of the S&P Capital IQ offering. We are delighted to be working with Regal, one of the most successful funds in Australia, to support their continued performance with a leading research and analytics platform on the market.”