London and New York, NY – Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced that institutional research from Wm Smith & Co is now available on Markit Hub, giving users access to a wealth of information and analysis on corporate events and companies with limited analyst coverage.
Wm Smith & Co provides historical equity research on over 140 companies, daily analysis of strategic stock acquisition and insider stock buying activity.
Heidi Johnson, Managing Director and Head of Markit Hub at Markit, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Wm Smith & Co on to our Markit Hub platform. Their specialist research offers our buy-side users unique investment insights and is a fantastic addition to Markit Hub.”
Markit Hub aggregates research, strategy and news content from leading global banks, independent providers and news agencies and makes it available via single sign-on through the web and mobile technology.
The addition of Wm Smith & Co brings the Markit Hub community to 24 premium providers, whose content is accessed by 200,000 users via the platform’s leading web and mobile delivery channels.
For further information, please contact:
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications
Telephone: +1 917 441 6345
Wm Smith & Co.
Telephone: +1 303 831 9696
Notes to Editors:
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,500 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Its client base includes the most significant institutional participants in the financial marketplace. For more information, please see www.markit.com
About Markit Hub
Markit Hub provides financial professionals with premium content normally accessible only via multiple password-protected websites. Single sign-on, advanced search features and multi-platform availability provide easy access to decision-driving content published by global banks, news and third party research providers. Current providers include: Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, BofA Merrill Lynch, BrightWire, Citi, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Dow Jones, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J. P. Morgan, Jefferies, Markit, Morgan Stanley, Morningstar, Nomura Securities, PIA First, RBC, RBS, Standard Bank, UBS and Wells Fargo.
About Wm Smith
Wm Smith & Co. was founded in 1992. They are a small cap (below $3b) special situations research firm using 13D/F filings, insider buying and stock buybacks as catalysts to look at stock ideas. For more information, please see www.wmsmith.com