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Market Data Management (MDM) for Market Data Vendors

By Alistair Brooker on Mar 11, 2020

“The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.” An article in The Economist from 2017 first informed us that “data is the new oil.” A year earlier a post on the IBM Business Analytics blog suggested that “data is the new bacon,” adding, “It sizzles; it’s crispy; it’s essential to the complete buffet.”

Topics: Technology Expense Management Market Data Management MDM market data services market data vendors fintech
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Calero-MDSL Recognized with Best Market Data Inventory Platform at the 2020 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

By Alistair Brooker on Feb 27, 2020

Industry-leading provider receives award for its innovative approach to delivering a robust market data management platform

Calero-MDSL, a leading provider of Technology Expense Management (TEM) and Market Data Management (MDM) solutionshas been awarded Best Market Data Inventory Platform at the A-Team Group TradingTech Insight Awards – Europe 2020. The company received the honor during the award ceremony which took place in London on Tuesday, February 25th. 

Topics: Technology Expense Management Market Data Management Company News award MDM calero-mdsl fintech tradingtech insight
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Calero Software and MDSL Finalize Recently Announced Merger

By Rob Stratton on Jan 7, 2020

Merger Transaction Led By Oak Hill Capital and Riverside Partners Intended to Fuel Growth

Phoenix, AZ and Rochester, NY — Calero Software and MDSL, two high growth software providers in the recurring Technology Expense Management (TEM) and Market Data Management (MDM) space, announced that they have completed their merger in a transaction led by Oak Hill Capital Partners and Riverside Partners. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed.

Topics: Technology Expense Management Market Data Management
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MDSL Takes Market Data Innovation Honors at the 2019 American Financial Technology Awards

By Rob Stratton on Dec 5, 2019

WatersTechnology Recognizes MDSL's Groundbreaking eBonding Integration with FactSet for Market Data Procurement with Award Win for Best New Technology

MDSL, a global leader in Market Data Management (“MDM”) and Technology Expense Management ("TEM") solutions, has been awarded Best New Technology by WatersTechnology for their innovative technology integration with FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service. The award was announced during the American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs) held December 3rd in New York City.

“We are thrilled to be honored alongside so many other leading financial technology providers at this event,” said Charles Layne, Chief Executive Officer of MDSL. “Receiving this award is a testament to the innovative mindset we have at MDSL, and more importantly, reinforces the dedication we have to bringing groundbreaking solutions to the market data management industry.”

WatersTechnology is a leading publication incorporating Inside Market Data, Inside Reference Data, Buy-Side Technology & Sell-Side Technology, and focuses on the data & technology challenges facing capital markets firms. The AFTAs recognize excellence in the deployment and management of financial technology within the asset management and investment banking communities. The AFTAs consist of two sections: End-User categories and Vendor categories. Only end-user firms — banks, brokers, asset manager and hedge funds — may enter the end-user categories. Only third-party technology providers may enter the vendor categories.

In September this year, MDSL introduced an innovative technology solution with FactSet to automate procurement of Market Data Services and streamline data exchange, providing greater accuracy and increased automation for their clients. When orders and data management flow electronically, data is synced between provider and management platforms and ensures efficient ordering, provisioning, and delivery of market data products and services.

 “Since we launched this solution with FactSet, we’ve seen great synergies between our client bases and the ability to bring automation to their market data environments,” said Simon Bone, General Manager of Market Data at MDSL. “Having a group like WatersTechnology bring further validation to this solution through this award brings credit to our partnership, our engineering teams, and shows true innovation in the marketplace.”

“Our work with MDSL helps clients streamline their overall procurement processes in a valuable way,” said Jason Dennis, Senior Vice President, Sales Engineering and Technology Services, FactSet. “This award reflects the positive feedback we receive from clients, who are searching for ways to improve operational efficiency in ways that also support innovation.”

Topics: Technology Expense Management Market Data Management TEM FactSet ebonding market data services American Financial Technology Awards WatersTechnology
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Calero Software and MDSL Announce Merger in Transaction led by Oak Hill Capital and Riverside Partners

By Rob Stratton on Nov 19, 2019

Technology Expense Management Players to Accelerate Investments in Product Innovation and Customer Service

Phoenix, AZ and Rochester, NY — Calero Software and MDSL, two high-growth software providers in the recurring Technology Expense Management space, today announced plans to merge. Oak Hill Capital will make a significant new investment—joining Riverside Partners, Calero’s existing financial sponsor—as the lead investors in a growth re-capitalization of Calero and subsequent funding of the combination with MDSL. Sumeru Equity Partners (“SEP”), MDSL’s financial backer, will also continue as a significant investor in the combined business. The closing of the merger is expected in late Q4 or early Q1 and remains subject to customary regulatory and other approvals. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

Topics: Technology Expense Management Market Data Management
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MDSL Announces eBonding Solution with FactSet for Procurement of Market Data Services

By Rob Stratton on Sep 30, 2019

Market data manager and market data provider automate data exchange to provide greater accuracy and increased automation for their clients

MDSL, a global leader in Market Data Management (“MDM”) and Technology Expense Management ("TEM") solutions, has announced a new technology solution with FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service.  FactSet Procure to Pay provides the first electronic data exchange to procure services, known as eBonding, between a market data management vendor and market data provider. The result is greater accuracy and increased automation in managing user entitlements for financial market data, leading to faster expense processing and reconciliation for procurement teams.

Topics: Technology Expense Management Market Data Management FactSet ebonding MDM market data services

Is Index License Management for me?

By Sam Rushton on Aug 19, 2019

MDSL's Index License Management (ILM) solution assists you with documenting and managing your firm's index licenses, helping you to ensure compliance with audits and upcoming regulations, and quickly confirm the terms and coverages of your licenses. 

Topics: Market Data Management Index License Management ILM
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Success Story Spotlight: MDSL Helps Large Asset Manager Automate Cost Allocation of Index Licenses

By Sam Rushton on Aug 14, 2019

MDSL was able to help a large, U.S.-based asset manager automate the cost allocation of index licenses for the fund management industry using our Index License Manager (ILM). Let's take a closer look at this client success story and explore the complexity of license management, MDSL's proposed ILM solution and what organizational outcomes were produced for the client. 

Topics: Market Data Management Index License Management managed services index license manager ETF ILM asset manager
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MDSL Shortlisted for 2019 SaaS Awards in the Category of Best SaaS Product for Business Accounting or Finance

By Rob Stratton on Jul 30, 2019

International Software Awards Program Announces Finalists and MDSL’s Technology Expense Management Platform Makes the List

Topics: Technology Expense Management News Market Data Management Company News TEM IT Finance SaaS
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MDSL Chairman Ben Mendoza inducted into the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame

By Rob Stratton on May 31, 2018

Ben Mendoza, Chairman of MDSL, a global leader in Technology Expense Management ("TEM") and Market Data Management (“MDM”) solutions, has been inducted into the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame.

Topics: Market Data Management Company News Financial Technology Management
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Enterprise-scale Market Data Compliance Management

By Sam Rushton on Feb 28, 2018

The march towards automation puts the spotlight on application compliance

Topics: Market Data Management Financial Technology Management
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MDSL Continues Innovation for Market Data Management Solutions

By Rob Stratton on Aug 11, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ & LONDON, UK AUGUST 10, 2017 - MDSL, the leading provider of international Market Data Management (MDM) and Technology Expense Management (TEM) solutions, today announced that it is planning further investment and development of the Market Data Manager platform and enhanced support for the global client base utilizing the solution. MDSL, who was acquired by Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP) on July 26th, 2017, is in a stage of accelerated growth across MDM and TEM markets and expansion of the technology platforms is a high priority for the executive management team.

 

Topics: Market Data Management Company News Financial Technology Management

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