S&P Capital IQ Appoints Barbara Reguero to lead Global Independent Research Operations
PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, today announced the appointment of Barbara Reguero to lead the group's award-winning global independent research operations, which includes Equity, ETF and mutual fund analyst teams in New York, London and Singapore. In this new role, Ms. Reguero will direct S&P Capital IQ's global independent research organization of 65 analysts while collaborating with product teams to develop and improve new and existing products for wealth managers and financial advisors and create new offerings for global institutional and trading clients.

"We are very pleased to welcome Barbara Reguero as Managing Director of Cross-Asset-Class Research," said Lou Eccleston, President, S&P Capital IQ and S&P Indices. "She is arriving at a time of rapid expansion at S&P Capital IQ, where we are aggressively ramping up and adding services to meet our clients' ever expanding needs for in-depth cross- and multi-asset class research, commentary and advice. Her leadership skills, research knowledge and track record of building institutional platforms will help us bring an already impressive organization of award-winning analysts and investment research to even higher levels of excellence."

Ms. Reguero has extensive experience in the financial services industry. She joins S&P Capital IQ from Nomura Securities International, where she was global chief administrative officer of the fixed-income research division, with global responsibilities for analyst team operations, research and compliance. Earlier, she was a managing director at JPMorgan Chase, where she integrated four businesses into a proprietary research department. Previously, she was associate director of Bear Stearns Global Equity Research, which in 2007 finished first in Institutional Investor's Alpha hedge fund poll and first in the Greenwich Survey Quality Index.

About S&P Capital IQ's Equity Research
As one of the world's largest producers of independent research, S& P Capital IQ licenses its research to global institutions for their investors and advisors. S&P Capital IQ's team of experienced U.S., European and Asian analysts use a fundamental, bottom-up approach to assess a global universe of equities across industries worldwide. S&P Capital IQ's award-winning research can be found on MarketScopeAdvisor® and S&P Capital IQ. These online platforms provide financial advisors and investors with actionable investment intelligence on multiple asset classes including stocks, ETFs, mutual funds, fixed income and workflow tools that enable advisors to stay connected to the market and their investments. For more information, visit http://www.capitaliq.com.

About S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line 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; enterprise solutions such as S&P Securities Evaluations 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.