September 16, 2009

FactSet Research Systems, a provider of financial information and analytical applications to the investment community, today announced the release of the company's newest financial software platform. The new FactSet consolidates data and analytics, previously spread across multiple applications, onto one interface.

The new FactSet, according to the company, is faster, more intuitive, and easier to customize. New features include the ability to share workspaces with colleagues for improved collaboration and type ahead technology that helps users find securities more quickly. The platform has been redesigned and offers improved reports and charts.

Like previous FactSet products, the new platform is designed for the global investment professional and offers tools to analyze companies, view market data in real time, generate investment ideas, and manage portfolios. It provides access to a range of data, including prices, financials, earnings estimates, ownership, M&A, research reports, and news.