FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems, Inc. is a provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community. It combines content regarding companies and securities from major markets all over the globe into a single online platform of information and analytics. The company consolidates content from hundreds of databases with powerful analytics; it supports the investment process from initial research to published results for buy and sell-side professionals. These professionals include portfolio managers, research and performance analysts, risk managers, marketing professionals, sell-side equity research professionals, investment bankers and fixed income professionals. Its applications provide users access to company analysis, multicompany comparisons, industry analysis, company screening, portfolio analysis, predictive risk measurements, alphatesting, portfolio optimization and simulation, real-time news and quotes and tools to value and analyze fixed income securities and portfolios. The company operates through three geographical business segments: U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. The U.S. segment services finance professionals including financial institutions throughout North America. The European and Asia Pacific segments services investment professionals located throughout Europe and Asia. FactSet Research Systems was founded by Howard E. Wille and Charles J. Snyder in September 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, CT.