Screen INFOmatch expands to Asia through distribution agreement with Market Data Consultants Ltd.

Leading Market Data Specialist companies, Screen INFOmatch and Market Data Consultants Ltd, have teamed up to resell its powerful cost & contract management application INFOmatch in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, and Singapore.

AMSTERDAM and HONG KONG, January 17, 2006 – Screen Consultants, the leading independent experts in market data and providers of market data management solutions, today announced a distribution agreement with Market Data Consultants Ltd, to resell INFOmatch, the number one rated market data inventory system. The agreement includes all market data management solutions provided by Screen, including Managed Services and Market Data Benchmarking.

Based in Hong Kong and Singapore, Market Data Consultants offers its services across the Asia Pacific Region including Mainland China and Taiwan . The company is an affiliate of DNA Financial Systems, which is the regional solution provider for the Financial and Securities Industry. They provide a complete and technology integrated solution for Market Data, Online Trading Systems for Equity Market, Forex Dealing Room Management Systems, and Corporate Treasury Risk Management Systems.

Antony Choi, director at Market Data Consultants, is delighted to work with Screen. “We are proud to be engaged by Screen Consultants to be their agent in Asia Pacific. We look forward to replicate Screen Consultants’ success in empowering the Financial and Securities industry in Europe and North America to better manage their market data usage and expenditure to the Asia Pacific Region”, said Antony Choi.

The agreement between Screen and Market Data Consultants follows recent announcements of further international expansions. In March last year, the company started a strategic alliance with Athens based Efficient Solutions Ltd., followed by the opening of a Paris office in September. “Since our establishment, Screen has had an international focus. We have managed to develop a customer base among the most demanding financial institutions”, says Peter Fruitema, co-founder and director at Screen. “The majority of our customers are based in Europe . Now, through Market Data Consultants’ well-established sales and distribution strength and customer focus, Screen gains all of the elements necessary to ensure our global expansion to Asia .”

 

About Screen Consultants

Screen Consultants is the leading Independent Market Data & Financial Technology Specialist for the Financial Services Industry. Screen offers specialist services on information services, technology and cost management in the front, middle, and back-offices of financial institutions. Screen has global presence and more than 200 financial institutions world-wide as customers. Screen provides value to its clients through three lines of business:

Business Consultancy – Through the consultancy business Screen can deliver a full range of market data management services such as cost reduction studies, contract negotiations, dealing room benchmarking projects, and assist with making strategic choices related to investment management technology.

INFOmatch® – the administrative tool to manage market data costs and contracts, control entitlements, budgets and changes. INFOmatch® has interfaces to major vendors such as Reuters (DACS), Moneyline Telerate Observer+ and Bloomberg. The software can be licensed to run in-house by customer’s staff or, as an alternative, by Screen’s market data specialists.

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For additional information please contact:

Screen INFOmatch BV
Mr. Peter Fruitema
Director Screen INFOmatch
Tel: +31 73 6122 940
Email: p.fruitema@infomatchonline.com