Chartis Research and Capital IQ sign partnership agreement


3 March 2011

London - 3 March 2011: Chartis Research, the leading advisory firm covering the global market for risk technology, and Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business and a leading provider of data and analytics for global financial professionals, today announced that they have signed a partnership agreement that will provide users of Capital IQ's platform access to Chartis' market and equity research.

"We were particularly attracted to the user-friendliness of Capital IQ's platform and its user-base of over 2,400 institutional investment firms and corporations," commented Peyman Mestchian, Managing Partner at Chartis Research. "High levels of M&A activity will continue to drive sector consolidation across the risk technology market and the availability of high quality market research and investment advice is critical to the success of our clients".

In 2010, Chartis Research announced that it had been granted authorisation by the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) to provide investment research and advisory services to professional investors and eligible counterparties.