NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ Money Market Directories (MMD), a leading source of financial research and data on the institutional investor market, announces the addition of its Global Institutional Consultants database to its online application, S&P Capital IQ's MMD WebAccess (www.mmdwebaccess.com). The enhanced investment manager consultants database now offers users the ability to search by main, regional and branch office locations, with the option of combining geographical searches worldwide.
This latest enhancement to S&P Capital IQ's Money Market Directories (MMD) provides users the opportunity to broaden their reach throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas where consultant relationships and contacts are specified down to the regional and branch levels.
S&P Capital IQ's Money Market Directories' (MMD) Global Institutional Consultants database follows two other recently released global products: MMD International, a comprehensive and validated international database of pension funds, endowments, tax-exempt organizations and sovereign wealth funds; and Global Family Offices, a database of the ultra high net worth community of single and multi-family offices and their service providers.
"As we speak with more institutional investors and managers the world-over, we see that capital funding and investment strategies are being implemented with vastly broad geographic views," comments Jay Zachter, Managing Director at S&P Capital IQ, "We remain committed to providing the best global and integrated research."
About S&P Capital IQ MMD WebAccess
S&P Capital IQ MMD WebAccess is an online tool that offers clients access to data on global institutional investors, such as pension plan sponsors, endowments, foundations, family offices, sovereign wealth funds and their investment managers and service providers. Users have the ability to run customized searches by selecting from categories that include asset size, type of institution, key contacts, external relationships with investment managers, consultants and custodians, asset allocations by plan type and more. The global S&P Capital IQ MMD database is maintained by dedicated research staff and contains over 100,000 pension plans, endowments and foundations from over 100 countries around the world. In addition, it includes 1,900 investment consultant branches, 26,000 investment management and advisory firms, 4,600 global family offices and their service providers.
About S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Securities Evaluations, Global Data Solutions, and Compustat; and research offerings including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Market Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need.
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