31 January 2013

S&P Capital IQ Opens New Offices in Moscow, Russia and Johannesburg, South Africa

London - 31 January 2013 - S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics, has announced the establishment of offices in Moscow, Russia, and Johannesburg, South Africa, as well as increased presence in the Netherlands. S&P Capital IQ's investment decision was based on the recognition of the EMEA region's growing capital market needs for local and cross-border financing solutions, in-depth company and security valuations, and risk analysis. 

"This announcement demonstrates our commitment to serve both local and global investors," said Damian Burleigh, EMEA Managing Director at S&P Capital IQ. "Today's financial professionals face complex choices affected by market, price and counterparty risk, as well as regulation and economic challenges. Our unique suite of products can provide them with the tools to mitigate risk, achieve alpha, enhance models and deliver high quality data solutions for analytics," he commented. 

The increased presence will increase S&P Capital IQ's ability to provide local sales and technical support for companies that need fundamental research, information, and analytical services. 

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. 

Source: S&P Capital IQ / /PRNewswire