NEW YORK (January 9, 2023) – ISS Market Intelligence (ISS MI), a unit of Institutional Shareholder Services and a leading global provider of data, analytics, insights, media, and events solutions to the global financial services industry, today announced the launch of Discovery Data MarketLink API for Financial Services. The new API allows clients to access accurate, timely, and fulsome data on the firms and people essential to the financial services industry and integrate the data with CRM systems, data warehouses, marketing platforms, and other applications. The launch expands Discovery Data MarketLink API’s coverage to incorporate data on over 40,000 RIA, broker-dealer, and trust firms and information on over 750,000 advisors and key personnel in the financial services industry.
Discovery Data MarketLink API for Financial Services follows the recent launch of the MarketLink API for Insurance solution, which connects clients with information on over 2.3 million insurance agents. The MarketLink API leverages Discovery Data’s accurate and robust data to provide businesses the flexibility to build custom integrations with their systems.
With the addition of the Financial Services dataset, MarketLink API clients can now also access more than 2,600 additional data fields on RIA, broker-dealer, and trust firms; branches; and professionals. New data includes contact information, employment history, licenses and designations, titles and title categories, social media profiles, firm associates, AUM, asset allocations, client breakdowns, and investment strategies.
“By both expanding the scope of data available and significantly enhancing our delivery and integration flexibility, we expect Discovery Data MarketLink API for Financial Services to prove to be a game-changer for our clients in the financial services industry,” said Ben Doob, Managing Director and Head of ISS MI. “By investing in this robust, accurate, and highly actionable dataset, we are pleased to help clients expand their ability to act on opportunities in their target markets and drive their overall growth.”
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ISS Market Intelligence (MI) is a leading global provider of data, analytics, insights, media, and events solutions to the global financial services industry. ISS MI empowers global asset and wealth management firms, insurance companies, distributors, service providers, and technology firms by providing cutting-edge market-engagement platforms and the actionable intelligence necessary to fully assess their target markets, identify and analyze the best opportunities within those markets, and execute on comprehensive go-to-market initiatives to grow their business. ISS MI clients benefit from our increasingly connected global ecosystem that leverages a combination of proprietary data, powerful software and analytics, timely and relevant insights, in-depth research, as well as an extensive suite of industry leading media brands that deliver unmatched market connectivity through news and editorial content, events, training, ratings, and awards. ISS MI data and analytics solutions include intelligence from BrightScope, Discovery Data, Financial Clarity, Flowspring, FWW, Investor Economics, MISight, Mortgage Clarity, Plan for Life, RainmakerLive, and Simfund, and ISS MI media brands and market-engagement platforms include Chief Investment Officer, PlanAdvisor, PlanSponsor, Financial Standard, FS Sustainability, Money, and Industry Moves.
Founded in 1985, Institutional Shareholder Services group of companies (ISS) empowers investors and companies to build for long-term and sustainable growth by providing high-quality data, analytics and insight. ISS, which is majority owned by Deutsche Bourse Group, along with Genstar Capital and ISS management, is a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence, fund services, and events and editorial content for institutional investors and corporations, globally. ISS operates on an arm’s-length basis and Deutsche Bourse has adopted Principles protecting the independence and integrity of ISS’ research offerings. ISS’ 2,000 employees operate worldwide across more than 30 global offices in 15 countries. Its more than 4,000 clients include many of the world’s leading institutional investors who rely on ISS’ objective and impartial ESG and governance research, market intelligence and fund services and data and analytics, as well as public companies focused on ESG and governance risk mitigation as a shareholder value enhancing measure. Clients rely on ISS’ expertise to help them make informed investment decisions.
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