AQMetrics Announces Agreement with Exchange Data International

Sep 29 2015 | 12:21pm ET

Capital markets compliance and monitoring specialist AQMetrics has incorporated Exchange Data International’s market and corporate actions data into its integrated Risk and Compliance service.

The agreement will allow AQMetrics clients using the company’s cloud-based risk and compliance software to access a EDI’s broad suite of market and corporate actions information.  

EDI's corporate actions data is sourced directly from all of the world’s major stock exchanges, noted a press release. The company’s worldwide corporate actions service provides up-to-date and accurate equity-based corporate actions information, and provides coverage on over 150 international exchanges, with detailed announcements on 54 corporate actions event types.

Meanwhile, EDI’s fixed income corporate actions service follows 40 corporate actions events, including both fixed and floating interest payments, on nearly 400,000 bonds from 100 countries and supranational issuers. Data is sourced from stock exchanges, central banks, ministries of finance, paying and transfer agents.

AQMetrics delivers turnkey pre- and post-trade monitoring for Reg NMS, OATS and OTS reporting, UCITS Rules Monitoring, AIFMD Risk Management and Annex IV Reporting, AML/KYC and UBO monitoring, EMIR Reporting and OPERA Reports. 

“We are very excited about our new relationship with AQMetrics, as it brings EDI’s data to a new audience,” said Kevin Brady, executive director for Exchange Data International. “This relationship demonstrates EDI’s commitment to building strong relationships to provide the industry with high standard services.” 

“We are delighted to be working with EDI in order to expand the market and corporate actions data available to our clients through AQMetrics software,” said Geraldine Gibson, CEO at AQMetrics.  “Recently we have seen increased client demand for consolidated market and corporate actions data from multiple market data sources; and as a result we recognise the need provide our clients with even more choice from our ‘One Stop’ shop.  

Founded in 2012, Ireland-based AQMetrics allows clients to track investor activity, orders, executions and holdings from pre- to post-trade; receive risk alerts and notification of compliance breaches; and gain access to a dedicated team of industry specialists who assist in the simplification of regulatory risk and compliance for investment managers.


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