The combination of high quality Mergent bond data and analytics powered by a known leader in the field such as Andrew Kalotay Associates will allow us to offer a unique and powerful tool to fixed income analysts.
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 26, 2011
Intrinsic Research Systems, Inc., a Mergent company, today announced the addition of fixed income research and analytic capabilities to the Intrinsic Research security analysis platform.
Intrinsic’s BondViewer module, powered by analytics from Andrew Kalotay Associates, is designed for front, middle and back office use, providing transparency on over 230,000 U.S corporate and 2.6 million municipal bonds. Mergent’s industry leading terms and conditions, pricing, ratings history and bond analytics represent some of the robust data available for each bond.
Intrinsic’s BondViewer module is available as a standalone fixed income research desktop solution or as an integrated add-on to Intrinsic’s extensive equity research and valuation analysis platform. BondViewer provides unlimited access to company financials, competitors, U.S. Corporate and Municipal bond terms and conditions and MSRB and TRACE pricing data. In addition, Andrew Kalotay Associates’ conventional bond calculations and valuations such as Option Adjusted Spread, Key Rate Duration and Convexity/Duration/DV01 and Z Spreads are integrated throughout the module. BondViewer provides multiple reporting and analysis formats for monitoring portfolios and researching individual issues through an easy to learn, tab-driven interface. Quick links between corporate bonds and issuer fundamentals are emphasized throughout the application.
"We are excited to announce the release of fixed income data and analytics to our continually expanding platform" says Jeff McMains, CFA and Co-Founder of Intrinsic Research Systems. "We believe the combination of high quality Mergent bond data and analytics powered by a known leader in the field such as Andrew Kalotay Associates will allow us to offer a unique and powerful tool to fixed income analysts and fund managers."
“We are very enthusiastic to support Intrinsic Research’s new fixed income offering with our high-speed, high-precision bond analytics. Our deep knowledge of bonds with embedded options, exercised optimally in our scenario analysis routines, will serve as a unique benefit to Intrinsic clients,” says Andrew Porter, Managing Director and Head of Business Development at Andrew Kalotay Associates, Inc.
For more information on Intrinsic Research Systems, please visit http://www.intrinsic-research.com
About Intrinsic Research Systems
Designed as the next generation in the evolution of equity analytics, Intrinsic Research System’s suite of research products has been created for investment managers seeking an intuitive and comprehensive approach to original equity and fixed income research and decision making. Intrinsic Research solutions have been built from the ground up, using today’s technology, for a rich user experience that is unmatched by any other service. Likewise, Intrinsic’s integrated central database of company, sector, industry and economic data has been specially constructed to provide analysts and portfolio managers with access to the key components driving equity performance in a single, consolidated package. Intrinsic Research is a subsidiary of Mergent, Inc.
About Andrew Kalotay
Andrew Kalotay Associates (AKA) is a leading provider of high speed, high precision fixed income analytics and debt management tools. The firm's founder, Dr. Andrew Kalotay, is a member of the Fixed Income Analysts Society (FIASI) Hall of Fame for his contributions to debt management and bond valuation. AKA clients include sell-side and buy-side institutions, financial technology providers, valuation service firms, and corporate, agency, and municipal debt issuers.
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