IHS Markit Awarded for Innovation in Derivatives Pricing, Indices and Risk Management

NEW YORK--()--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it was named Risk Management, Pricing & Valuation Provider of the Year and Index Product Creator & Developer of the Year at the GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards. This is the third consecutive year that IHS Markit won this GlobalCapital award for its index franchise.

“Banks, asset managers and an array of service providers rely on IHS Markit for the quality of our OTC derivatives data, valuations and risk analytics. We strive to provide our customers with a full toolset for their portfolio and risk management processes”

“IHS Markit has demonstrated an impressive commitment to mastering the details of rapidly evolving and complex markets, and provides its customers with high quality tools to navigate and master those developments themselves. For this, and its consistent commitment to innovation, IHS Markit is a deserving winner of both awards,” noted the GlobalCapital editors at the awards event on May 10.

“Banks, asset managers and an array of service providers rely on IHS Markit for the quality of our OTC derivatives data, valuations and risk analytics. We strive to provide our customers with a full toolset for their portfolio and risk management processes,” said Adam Kansler, president of financial services at IHS Markit. “IHS Markit is honored that once again, GlobalCapital recognizes our enduring commitment to innovation in derivatives data and indices.”

In the last year, IHS Markit milestones for derivatives data and indices include:

  • The launch of Collateral Manager, an end-to-end margin management solution for cleared and uncleared OTC derivatives powered by technology from CloudMargin
  • Continued investment in the next generation of Price Viewer, which now includes a rich visualization of credit default swap (CDS) and bond pricing data
  • Record volumes of standardized total return swaps (TRS) referencing iBoxx indices – now including iBoxx Contingent Convertible (CoCo) AT1 indices – with more than $18 billion traded in March 2018
  • Collaboration with Cboe and BlackRock to launch the first US corporate bond index futures

IHS Markit provides pricing, data and valuation services across the full spectrum of OTC cash and derivatives instruments, as well as Financial Risk Analytics with comprehensive credit risk coverage and FRTB modellability. The firm also provides a range of tradable index products for credit derivative markets, including the CDX and iTraxx family of indices.

For more than 30 years, GlobalCapital has been a leading news, opinion and data service for international capital markets.

About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

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