NEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones and FactSet today announced the launch of Dow Jones Investment Banker on FactSet. Dow Jones Investment Banker's focused news, opinion, research, data visualization and executive moves are now available within FactSet, a real-time platform of data, analytics and applications essential to bankers and analysts as they monitor events, develop pitches and deliver ideas to clients.
This is the first time that Dow Jones Investment Banker is available integrated with a financial information platform. With Dow Jones Investment Banker presented alongside FactSet's workflow, bankers are able to move smoothly between FactSet's data and analytics and Dow Jones news, opinion and search.
"Dow Jones Investment Banker on FactSet supports bankers at every step of their workflow and gives them the competitive edge they need to generate deal ideas and quickly identify and track the companies and industries most significant to their clients, without wasting precious time searching for critical news, analysis and data," said Robert Passarella, vice president and managing director, institutional markets, Dow Jones & Company.
"FactSet is dedicated to providing clients with in-depth company and industry insight," said Scott Beyer, director of sales, FactSet Global Banking & Brokerage Services. "Incorporating Dow Jones Investment Banker's exclusive opinion and analysis alongside FactSet's powerful analytics gives bankers the tools essential to making meaningful discoveries for the benefit of their clients."Subscribers to FactSet and Dow Jones Investment Banker will have access to news, opinion and analysis from Dow Jones Investment Banker's dedicated editorial team, as well as industry, regional, corporate and executive information drawn from all the resources of Dow Jones -- Newswires, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and the Dow Jones Factiva database of 28,000 sources, including newspapers, trade publications, Web sites and blogs. The events and topics important to bankers and analysts, such as M&A, capital raising, regulatory changes, executive moves and venture-capital and private-equity financing, are seamlessly highlighted and linked to FactSet corporate data and analytics. Access to Dow Jones Investment Banker in a mobile interface designed for bankers is also included.