NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the expanding information needs of corporations, insurance companies, and asset management firms for timely data to manage their portfolios, S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics, today announced an agreement with Clearwater Analytics to provide a broad range of fixed income evaluated pricing and terms and conditions data to industry professionals through Clearwater's global investment accounting and reporting platform.
The expanded service will be available beginning February 20, 2013.
"Expanding the availability and delivery speed of pricing and descriptive data from S&P Capital IQ through trusted platforms like Clearwater's is yet another way we are working to improve services to financial professionals who manage investments," said Rui Carvalho, Managing Director, S&P Capital IQ. "We are providing access to pricing and descriptive data on over 3 million fixed income securities. S&P Capital IQ Valuations provides investors with a cross-market approach to assessing risk and value in portfolios, offering independent valuations across asset classes for global fixed income securities and hard-to-price instruments using both market and model approaches."
"We believe S&P Capital IQ is an accurate and reliable source for fixed-income security pricing," said Dwayne Kreipl, Clearwater's Director of Data Management. "We're proud to partner with S&P Capital IQ and incorporate this data into Clearwater's integrated investment accounting system. It will provide our clients with another source of powerful, accurate and timely pricing—consistent with Clearwater's overall mission."About S&P Capital IQ: S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world. Evaluated pricing is prepared by Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations, Inc., a part of S&P Capital IQ and a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.