Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 01 2017 — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce that S&P Global Market Intelligence’s financial institutions fundamental data is now available on WRDS. S&P Global Market Intelligence is a leading provider of multi asset class research and data, and is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). A part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, WRDS provides global corporations, universities and regulatory agencies the thought leadership, data access and insights needed to enable impactful research.
“WRDS is pleased to introduce SNL’s high quality data to our platform and the academic research community,” said Robert Zarazowski, Managing Director of WRDS. “SNL’s bank and insurance data is an excellent addition to the existing S&P Global Market Intelligence datasets that are available through WRDS.”
JP O’Sullivan, Senior Director of Global Financial Institutions at S&P Global Market Intelligence added, “This latest product enhancement comes on the heels of a longstanding partnership with WRDS that has included providing Compustat fundamentals and select Capital IQ datasets. The latest addition of SNL’s bank and insurance data adds value to many clients, academics and government institutions, who require this data and usability of WRDS as an integral component of their research.”
The financial institutions dataset from S&P Global Market Intelligence includes:
- Bank fundamental coverage provides detailed insights into performance analysis, asset quality, regulatory capital, and deposit and loan composition.
- Insurance fundamentals provide increased insight into investment-level details, underwriting analysis, solvency, embedded value, and distribution channels.
The partnership is also considering additional datasets for the WRDS platform over the next year, such as real estate data, bank regulatory and insurance statutory data.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides the leading business intelligence, data analytics, and financial research platform to global institutions ̶ enabling comprehensive thought leadership, historical analysis, and insight into the latest innovations in academic research.
WRDS provides researchers with one location to access over 350 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics. Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, Matlab, and R. Our Analytics team, doctoral-level support and rigorous data review and validation give clients the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.
An award-winning data research platform for over 50,000 commercial, academic, and government users in 30+ countries, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management and research ̶ all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.
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