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S&P Capital IQ, Kuberre Systems Launch Event Driven Alert Tool to Prioritize and Speed Critical News Flow to Investment Professionals

Sep 30, 2014

Event Fusion aggregates information from customized data feeds allowing investors to better manage and react to news in real time.

Boston and New York – Recognizing investors' growing needs to gather and manage information flows from multiple sources in order to better react to and anticipate changing market conditions, S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSC:MHFI), and Kuberre Systems today announced the launch of a new tool for traders, market makers and portfolio managers. The new product, Event Fusion, offers real-time alerts about relevant news and information affecting investment holdings. It draws from disparate data sources, culling out news about events that users deem relevant and providing actionable real-time notifications over a wide range of preferred devices.

Event Fusion offers a simple process for incorporating market data or news feed subscriptions and bundling them with social media or other unstructured data sources. In addition, with technology developed by Kuberre, the service sends low-latency, Event-Driven Alerts reflecting changes on S&P Capital IQ's most valuable indicators delivered in a machine-readable format. Event Fusion is the fastest way to receive credit rating changes publicly available in the market.

"We're very excited about the benefits this new offering and our partnership with Kuberre provides to our customers," said Ilyaas Meeran, Director of Product and Content at S&P Capital IQ. "Event Fusion enables us to offer our Event Driven Alerts ratings information alongside our powerful reference data capabilities --including business entity and instrument cross reference services -- allowing customers to immediately assess exposure and mitigate potential risks across asset classes while eliminating data integration, maintenance and user interface development challenges. As a result, users can simultaneously monitor relevant events from traditional but critical data sources, while also automating and integrating public sentiment information and trends voiced through new social media channels."

"It's quite clear that the importance of data in capital markets continues to grow, both through data feeds as well as the compelling content that exists in social media," said Kumar Metlapalli, founder and CEO of Kuberre Systems. "Our development focus with Event Fusion was to make it simple enough so the end user doesn't get lost in mining the data and doesn't lose out on an event that may be of interest to them. This partnership enables us to combine the power of S&P Capital IQ's Event-Driven Alerts feed with other sources of data and provide immediate benefits to users worldwide. The latest technological components, foundational in the platform, allow our clients to be the first to know of an event that impacts their portfolios. That's how Event Fusion helps them gain a competitive edge."

Event Fusion includes an intuitive, drag-and-drop interface that simplifies the creation of alerts and setting of notification preferences. As a cloud-based offering, Event Fusion enables users to access the system quickly with no involvement of IT departments required. Event Fusion is pre-packaged with all of S&P Capital IQ's Event Driven Alerts (EDA) feeds. Depending on client needs, Event Driven Alerts can be offered with the Event Fusion front-end or directly as a data feed.

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About S&P Capital IQ

S&P Capital IQ, a part of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world. S&P Capital IQ provides a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, and identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Markets Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need. For more information, visit

About Kuberre Systems, Inc.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Wilmington, MA, Kuberre Systems, Inc. is a Data Management & Analytics company, and provides capital markets customers fully managed solutions such as Security Master, Holdings Hub, Risk Analytics, and Performance Attribution to some of the largest institutions worldwide. Based on its Precast Components that include Data Management Software, Workload Automation, and Entity Lineage, etc., Kuberre's solutions are the perfect medium between a buy and build option. The precast components minimize build and implementation time, and with the necessary customization as required, clients get precisely what they need. For more information on Kuberre Systems, visit:

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