Singapore/Hong Kong, 9 December 2021 – ICE Data Services was awarded Best Solution in Reference Data Provider in the 4th Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2021 at an online ceremony on 9 December 2021.
ICE offers high-quality reference data, including identification and settlement information, global terms and conditions, and cross-reference security identifiers on more than 35 million financial instruments, covering more than 210 markets including exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems (ATS). The offering covers fixed income, equities, derivatives and funds asset classes.
The firm has continued to expand its reference data, adding additional sources to help improve the quality and completeness of its offering. The product is designed to allow users to look at entities, including corporations and issuers, while also allowing them to drill down into specific securities. It recently added leveraged loan data for U.S. markets and continues to build out its ESG reference data capabilities. ICE also continues to expand its fixed income reference data — which covers more than 2 million instruments – and corporate actions data, enhancing its coverage as well as the granularity, timeliness and quality of data.
ICE’s corporate actions service seamlessly delivers mission-critical information designed to help financial institutions mitigate processing risk. The solution offers a centralized, integrated source of corporate actions data delivered in a consistent format. It offers comprehensive global coverage with depth of data for numerous corporate action types, including capital changes, mandatory and voluntary corporate actions, M&A events, which covers approximately 80,000 companies operating in more than 100 countries. ICE also has intraday delivery capabilities that is designed to deliver the high-quality corporate action information to customers on an hourly basis throughout the day.
ICE’s ESG Reference Data offering can also help investors better assess ESG risks and opportunities in listed corporations, providing them primary ESG data points, including GHG emissions reported, board diversity metrics, and nearly 500 other key metrics of ESG-related data. ESG terms and conditions data have also been integrated into ICE’s existing reference data offering for US and international listed corporations.
“ICE’s comprehensive sets of data can help capital market participants manage their risk and compliance obligations, as well as uncover potential investment opportunities,” said a judge on the awards panel. “The reference data is available to firms via several different delivery options – such as file delivery, via API and via web portal. This flexible approach enables firms of all sizes to consume the data in the ways that best suit their business models.”
ICE serves more than 5,000 global organisations in more than 50 countries, including major banks, brokerage firms, and asset managers. Besides distributing data directly to clients, ICE is a data source for more than 500 software applications, service providers, and media portals.
About the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2021
The Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence recognises financial institutions, technology companies, legal and consulting firms, exchanges and other players that help to ensure the highest standards for regulatory compliance are upheld in the financial industry. Each year, senior industry practitioners serve on a judging panel to help assess and score each submission to determine the winning entrants.
For a full list of the award 2021 winners, visit www.regulationasia.com/awards.
About Regulation Asia
Regulation Asia is the leading source for actionable regulatory intelligence for Asia Pacific markets. With over 12,000 subscribers, including regulatory bodies, exchanges, banks, asset managers and service providers, Regulation Asia plays a key role in shaping the regulatory agenda.