Type of clients

Market data industryWith more than 25 years of international experience in the market data industry Screen has completed over 750 market & reference data projects for more than 500 clients world-wide.

Over 100 customers throughout the world trust INFOmatch to manage their financial market data costs, processes and workflows more efficiently.

INFOmatch serves several types of organisations; all having their specific needs and requirements when it comes to professional market data management.

Find below a selection of our clients, categorised by type:

Banks

INFOmatch is designed for various types of banks, which want to be in control of their expenditures on financial information services. Use flexible and intuitive features to manage all kinds of contracts, allocate costs, keep track of historical changes, control access permissioning and define budgets. Compare the Total Cost of Ownership between different locations and tease out purchasing imbalances.

Asset managers

When market data management does not have your primary focus, use INFOmatch and its outsourcing features to do the administrative “heavy lifting” for you. Much of the operational burden can be taken over by INFOmatch and Screen’s analysts/administrators. Market data management doesn’t need to be the second job for a portfolio manager.

Brokers

As a broker you have many business relationships that involve, in some kind of way, market data coming in and going out. INFOmatch helps you to keep track of all these relationships and how you, the one in the middle, are exposed to the originators of the data. Stay in control, and find ways of optimising your market data sourcing, while staying compliant.

Hedge funds

You rely on quality market data, from the best sources for pricing data, reference data, counter-party data, etc. Better than having this information scattered around the organisation (worse, in spreadsheets made by people that have long left the firm), use INFOmatch to keep track of the various sources, the terms & conditions for using the data, and the contract expiry dates.

Traders

As a trader firm, you rely on some of the most expensive financial information (terminal) products in the world. You know that your people are making money with these systems, but how high are the costs; per desk, per head? Do you have benchmark data, from similar firms? INFOmatch helps to provide answers to these questions, and enables you to make more informed decisions about expanding certain businesses.

Pension funds

Whether you are a small pension firm, or a rather large one, there are bound to be market data costs in your organisation. The contracts are often held by various people, for historical reasons. After many years there is no longer an overview and no means of having relevant discussions with the sources of market data, such as vendors and exchanges. Use INFOmatch to make these costs transparent, and to start looking for opportunities to optimise market data spend.

Energy & commodity trading firms

Trading in energy and commodity contracts of all sorts has really taken off during the last two decades – and so have the costs associated with the trading and market data systems. When business is slow, you should know which market data costs can be shed, and how quickly. INFOmatch helps with this, along with many other market data management issues.

Vendors

Vendors use INFOmatch to monitor outbound as well as inbound contracts. It helps to analyse revenue and service breakdown by country, customer, supplier, account manager, product group, product type or product. The system also assists in managing all inbound data feeds. The billing process has never been easier using the unique invoice generator, which automatically creates all invoices per customer over any required period in one go. Accelerate your marketing and sales actions through the powerful analysis reports.

Exchanges

Exchanges distribute market data (products) to a large number of customers who either redistribute the data externally or use it for internal purposes. To improve control over this environment as well as optimise business processes Screen offers INFOmatch, a leading market data management system. INFOmatch has a proven track record as the solution that supports exchanges pro-actively managing their market data administration, including processes around market data usage, compliance, billing & reporting.

Thanks to a fully customisable product catalogue and hierarchic client directory, INFOmatch allows Exchanges to track all (re)vendor & subscriber contracts in one single central database. It can upload all vendor reports, including all relevant details for that reporting period. INFOmatch will be the basis for client billing, reconciling revenue, contract roll-over warnings, commercial analysis, compliance checking and reporting. Reconciling vendor permissioning reports against user data in the central system has never been easier.

The client web portal allows for digital contracting, product ordering, usage reporting, invoice retrieval & managing clients details.

Download the full fact sheet explaining how INFOmatch helps exchanges to optimise their market data admin processes >>

Corporates

Treasury, cash management, risk management and CFO functions at (international) corporations rely increasingly on external market data sources to perform their duties. INFOmatch is instrumental in keeping track of the cost of these sources, and to identify potential alternatives. Manage all kinds of contracts, allocate costs, keep track of historical changes, control access permissioning and define budgets.

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“Our organisation requires full transparency with respect to market data costs and budgets. With INFOmatch we have been able to achieve this. The reporting facilities are tremendous.”

Market data manager

“After spending years managing market data contracts & subscriptions via excel I cannot stress enough how valuable INFOmatch now is to our organisation. The key benefits for us are contract expiry notifications and budget forecasting.”

Market data administrator

"INFOmatch creates total transparency with respect to our data accesses, associated cost and suppliers’ business rules. It secures compliance with all of our market data vendor and exchange agreements."

Compliance officer

"Screen has a lot of experience in the market data industry and proven success in providing the added value we are looking for. We are confident INFOmatch can represent a real springboard for the next step up."

Global COO

"We selected INFOmatch because it offers benefits in terms of optimising our inventory levels and reducing cost. It strengthens our market position."

Global CIO

"Without a doubt, Screen has the most experience in solving cost & inventory optimising challenges in the market data industry, and INFOmatch has the added advantage of proven success in interfacing with vendor systems, which we already had in place ..."

Market data manager

"It's evident that choosing INFOmatch was the right decision. We are seeing a wealth of benefits. It seems that a combination of high-tech expertise, innovation and intelligent processes can achieve much more than just cost reduction. We are also creating value and strengthening our competitiveness."

Global procurement manager

“INFOmatch's intelligence proves that it is developed by true market data specialists.”

Market data analyst

“I prefer the speed and navigation of INFOmatch. People who aren't market data specialists can use it”

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