Vendors

For the purpose of this website, Vendors are considered companies that deliver services to the market players in the industry. More about the market players that make up the core structure of the industry can be seen here. Vendors can be categorised in several groups. A description of each group is included in the below list.

Data Vendors

Data Vendors typically source information about Corporate Actions Worldwide and sell the information to Market Players in the industry. The clients usually  can choose in which format they want to receive the data. Competitiveness is measured by completeness and timeliness of the information. Companies are listed in no particular order.

Since 1994, EDI, formerly known as Exchange Data International, has been helping the global financial community make informed decisions with high quality securities reference data, corporate actions and end of day pricing services. EDI

Effectively monitor events that impact the financial markets and help reduce your exposure to operational and reputational risks with timely, high quality information on global corporate actions throughout the business day. ICE Data

Bloomberg’s corporate action data contains more than 50 action types across capital changes, distributions, corporate events, and fixed income-specific actions. By leveraging the same identifiers as our instrument and legal entities, our corporate actions content is linked seamlessly to instrument and legal entities for custodians, asset servicers, and other industry participants. Bloomberg

Award-winning corporate actions data keeping you informed on the latest splits, mergers and dividend payments.

Our corporate actions data is sourced globally, aggregated and structured precisely to support cash flow management, income distribution and time-critical portfolio and risk management activities. SIX

Whether you are focused on pre-trade or post-trade activities, DataScope for corporate actions offers a complete solution to support multiple processing activities across your enterprise.

We capture events as soon as they are announced in the market, delivering you the news and data you need to act quickly and confidently. REFINITIV

WM-DatenOnline provides direct access to the financial database of WM Datenservice via the internet. The focus is on master
and maturity data, corporate actions data, general meetings,
valuation prices, and issuer information.
WM-DatenOnline is immediately accessible and does not require the installation of additional software. WM DATEN ONLINE

Our Corporate Action products cover London-listed instruments, including SETSqx, AIM, IOB and Registered Bonds. We cover around 50 corporate action types ranging from cash dividends to rights issues and complex company schemes. We deliver this online through the Corporate Events Diary (CED) and data feeds tailored to your requirements. LSE

This is a site aimed at retail investors. It provides Dividend Announcements and Projections as part of a suggested trading strategy. DIVIDENDMAX

CATS (Corporate Actions Tracking Service) monitors corporate actions information on the portfolio of global issuers. Data is sourced directly from the stock exchanges and issuers. All the announcements transmitted to clients are verified from the original source documents. FactEntry

Technology Providers

Asset servicing while becoming more standardized is certainly not getting any simpler. The prevailing regulatory landscape requires continuous corporate actions management, risk control, and reporting. The latest technology can really give market players in the industry a competitive advantage. This technology is offered by a variety of companies which you can find here in no particular order.

SimCorp Gain Corporate Actions enables you to reduce manual interventions in the capture and validation of corporate actions announcement data from multiple sources. Corporate actions are gathered, channeled, analyzed and prioritized in real time, ensuring that the most critical corporate actions data is identified and processed first. SIMCORP GAIN

Streamline corporate actions processing, from announcement data capture and cleansing to client election and instruction maintenance. Our Asset Servicing solution improves your operational efficiency, timeliness and accuracy and reduces costly risk associated with missing corporate actions. BROADRIDGE

TCS BaNCS for Corporate Actions is fully ISO15022, ISO20022 and DTCC20022 compliant, with automated end-to-end processing for all types of events, multiple product types, including derivatives, across all global markets. It supports different business lines, including Custody, Brokerage, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Retail and Private Banking, all within the same implementation. TCS BANCS

Fidelity Corporate Actions Solutions is a trusted source for global corporate actions data and workflow tools that streamline activities across the lifecycle of an event and give clients the confidence they need to effectively process this time-sensitive information. We are also a service provider to many business units within Fidelity. FIDELITY INVESTMENTS

The Corporate Actions Integration module, complete
with entitlement reconciliation, corporate actions
search and process monitoring, is part of an end-toend solution that automates corporate actions
processing covering a variety of global asset types,
cross currency events, multiple payouts, partial
elections, and more. FISGLOBAL

Improved corporate action business processes and controls can alleviate the risks associated with current inefficient practices. SmartStream’s TLM Corporate Actions solution provides automation and proactive controls to address these challenges when processing all mandatory, mandatory with choice, and voluntary event types. SMARTSTREAM

Service Providers

Service Providers are companies that help market players in the industry with Corporate Action Processing by offering particular services. The main services are Consulting and or Project work

STP partners with clients to lead and complement their business and IT expertise with objective, experienced subject matter experts. We focus on strategy, assessment, evaluation, and implementation for front office, back office, and data management. Straight through processing is unique for each firm and determining factors are to understand and implement solutions which provide both work flow efficiency and risk control. STP CONSULTING SERVICES

The Corporate Actions Company

The Corporate Actions Total Solution (CATS) enables complete monitoring and control of the corporate action’s life cycle and provides a single point of access for all corporate action information. The system facilitates large-scale automation with the potential for manual intervention when necessary. THE CORPORATE ACTIONS COMPANY

OTHER

There are other companies that provide services to the industry but don’t fall in the above categories. They are listed here in no particular order.

The ISO 20022 message dashboard gives an overall picture of the five financial business domains in scope of ISO 20022. Its purpose is to show which business processes are already supported either by existing ISO 20022 message definitions or by candidate message definitions covered by an approved Business Justification. ISO.ORG

The combination of ISO
securities messaging standards
and SWIFT connectivity
offers an opportunity to
standardise corporate
actions communication flows
between information sources,
market infrastructures, local
agents, global custodians and
investment managers. SWIFT

Your Company here?

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