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Deutsche Börse creates new business segment for IT and Market Data
“Market Data + Services” to drive further innovation and growth
Deutsche Börse today announced the formation of a new “Market Data +Services”
segment that combines its Market Data & Analytics unit with its external
technology and connectivity services. The Market Data + Services segment will
be part of the division IT & MD+S headed by Executive Board Member Hauke Stars.
The new segment is headed by Managing Director Holger Wohlenberg.
“The new Market Data + Services segment allows us to combine our strong
expertise in technology and market data to better respond to client needs and
offer innovative solutions,” said Executive Board Member Hauke Stars. “We look
forward to expanding our product and service offerings to further benefit the
global investment and trading community.”
Market Data + Services provides capital markets with essential information and
value added services through the entire investment cycle. The offering
comprises high quality front and back office data, innovative indices, superior
exchange infrastructure and reliable connectivity services housed under five
business units: Front Office Data + Services, Issuer Data + Services, Back
Office Data + Services, COO Data + Services and Venue Services.
Front Office Data + Services focuses on the needs of investors, brokers,
trading desks, algo traders and investment advisors who use real-time data or
other market moving signals to make recommendations or transactional decisions.
This unit will be led by Georg Gross.
Issuer Data + Services is responsible for the STOXX® and DAX® indices. It
serves issuers who use indices as underlyings or benchmarks for financial
products such as futures, options, ETFs and structured products. Hartmut Graf
will be responsible for this business area.
Back Office Data + Services concentrates on middle and back offices of
securities trading houses that require accurate instrument reference data for
risk management, compliance activities and services related to reporting
obligations. In addition, the unit serves market participants who process and
safeguard securities. Sascha Rangoonwala will be in charge of Back Office Data
COO Data + Services, headed by Sean Chinnock, supports COOs and CIOs of
financial market participants who require IT services in order to support or
facilitate business processes.
Venue Services is geared toward market operators who are looking to enhance
their business operations with state-of-the-art, reliable infrastructure and
associated services such as trading surveillance. This department will be led
by Alexander Höptner.
“Our customers demand the highest standards in technology and market data
offerings. By housing these five key areas under one division, we adopt a more
targeted approach to delivering top quality and reliable data and information
services that address specific user needs,” said Holger Wohlenberg, Managing
Director, Market Data + Services, Deutsche Börse.
STOXX and DAX are registered trademarks.
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