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

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