F&C Asset Management rolls out INFOmatch

London-based asset manager F&C has decided to implement INFOmatch, the market data cost & contract management system, to manage its market data expenditure. INFOmatch replaces MDM.

AMSTERDAM and LONDON, July 17, 2006 – Screen INFOmatch, independent experts in market data and providers of market data management solutions, today announced that London-based F&C Asset Management has gone live with the ASP version of INFOmatch, the market data management and inventory system. INFOmatch replaces MDM, a system from Market Data Services Ltd.

Michael Lackman, market data and procurement manager at F&C, says he preferred the speed and navigation of INFOmatch as well as the fact that people who aren\’t market data specialists can use it. “It is easy to use visually [and] it is user friendly,” he says. “F&C chose the ASP version because space is an issue going forward, and it\’s possible to use it from home.”

Lackman was familiar with INFOmatch from a previous job, and after using MDSL’s Market Data Manager system for about a year, he decided to switch to INFOmatch.

Peter Fruitema, Managing Director Screen INFOmatch, commends Michael Lackman for its market data expertise. Michael has been in this business for many, many years. He is a true expert in market data administration. It is extremely stimulating for all of us that INFOmatch has been chosen by F&C.

About Screen

The Screen Group offers a range of specialised services and solutions for the professional financial services industry.

At the foundation of the company Screen built a unique consultancy practice that has made Screen the global leader for market and reference data advisory services. Through benchmarking, user profiling and requirements inventory Screen assists user firms in optimising their market data spend, as well as in researching, selecting and implementing software applications and solutions.

To inform the Financial Services Industry of new vendors and industry trends, Screen has been organising one day trade shows, Screen Events, for the last 18 years.

The offering is completed with a range of in-house developed and supported software solutions, the INFOmatch suite, which allows user firms to manage market data spend, create cost transparency and reduce redundant services.

The labels that represent this unique suite of complementary services are Screen Consultants, Screen Markets and Screen INFOmatch.

For further information please contact:

Screen Group
Mr. Roel Mels
Marketing Manager
Tel: +31 73 6122 940
Email: r.mels@screeninfomatch.com

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