Published On: Tue, Sep 11th, 2012

S&P Capital IQ Selected by Regal Funds Management

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Jose Ordonez, Head of Sales Pacific Region, S&P Capital IQ

Jose Ordonez, Head of Sales Pacific Region, S&P Capital IQ

S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics, announced September 11 that it has been chosen by Regal Funds Management, an alternative asset manager based in Sydney, Australia with over A$1 billion in assets under management, to provide leading analytical tools, market data and proprietary content for investment idea generation and portfolio management. The combined solution provides Regal Funds with robust research capability to support the firm’s continued performance in a challenging market, both domestically in Australia and globally. The selection was made following a competitive review process.

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.”

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