Fitch Ratings Begins Distributing Research Over's Investment Research Platform

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

NEW YORK and LONDON, June 9, 2010 - Fitch Ratings, a global ratings agency, and, the premier
provider of investment research and workflow solutions announced today that
Fitch Ratings' fundamental credit research will be available as a premium
service on

Fitch's fundamental credit research offers clients of
unique insights into the global fixed income markets across Corporate
Finance, Financial Institutions, Global Infrastructure and Project Finance
and Sovereigns and Supranationals.

Over 2400 investment management firms in 52 countries use's workflow technologies to access company, industry, economic
and strategy research from over 700 global brokers and independent research

" provides Fitch with an exciting opportunity to expand
market access to its credit research beyond the traditional fixed income
investor base through a recognized industry leader," said Ian Rothery, Global
Head of Third-Party Distribution and Partnerships at Fitch Solutions.

Fitch decided to choose based on its experience with
providing investment research to institutional investors, its global client
base, and technologies that optimize search to allow clients to find relevant
information quickly and easily.

"In the global economic environment of the past two years, developments
in the credit markets have been a key focus for all types of investors, and
the demand from our clients for fixed income content continues to grow. is pleased to partner with Fitch Ratings to complement our
existing offering of fixed income and equity research by expanding coverage
to include credit ratings," said Amy Kadomatsu, Chief Product Officer at

About Fitch Solutions

Fitch Solutions, a division of the Fitch Group, focuses on the
development of fixed-income products and services, bringing to market a wide
range of data, analytical tools and related services. The division is also
the distribution channel for Fitch Ratings content. The Fitch Group also
includes Fitch Ratings and Algorithmics, and is a majority-owned subsidiary
of Fimalac, S.A.

About is the premier provider of investment research, earnings
estimates, and workflow solutions to over 2400 institutional investment
management firms worldwide. is owned by: Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE: BAC),
Citi (NYSE: C), Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS), Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB), The
Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), Morgan Stanley
(NYSE: MS), UBS Investment Bank (NYSE: UBS), and Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI).

    Jessica Jacobs

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