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Connected decision making for the global investment community
30 May 2013: The Financial Times’ world-class news and expert analysis is now available on FactSet, providing the global investment community with easier access to business critical intelligence within their workflow. The partnership will bring FT headlines directly to the desktops of FactSet’s 49,000+ users globally.
With the integration of the FT’s content on the FactSet platform, financial professionals are able to move seamlessly between FactSet’s analytics and the FT’s news and opinions – saving time and making more informed decisions by connecting news stories with data. All FactSet customers will see headlines of FT articles and be able to link to FT.com to read the full article. Those with an FT corporate licence will have the added benefit of being able to view the full article within the FactSet platform.
Caspar de Bono, Managing Director B2B at the FT said: “The FT’s multiplatform licences make it possible for the mutual customers of FT and FactSet to use the FT’s world class journalism on FT.com, FT mobile and FactSet, for one platform independent price.”
Linda Clarkson, Vice President, Associate Director-News, FactSet, said: “FactSet’s mission is to provide clients with the best information available to help them make informed decisions. Integrating real-time news and commentary from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, gives our users another resource to help them outperform.”
Financial Times multi-platform licences allow professionals to access FT journalism in the most convenient way for their work. The FT already has close to 2,800 corporate customers who have purchased rights to read FT journalism via 40 third party media platforms globally. Corporate licenses are a flexible arrangement whereby companies pay once for rights to access Financial Times content, independent of the technology or service used.
For more information contact:
Corporate Communications Manager, Financial Times
T: +44 (0) 207 873 3184
Communications Manager, Financial Times
About the Financial Times
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of more than 600,000 (Deloitte assured, Q4 2012). FT.com has over 328,000 paying digital subscribers and the newspaper has a global print circulation of 273, 047 (ABCs, March 2013).Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving 34% of FT.com traffic and 15% of digital subscriptions. FT education products now serve 25 of the world’s top 50 business schools.
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