Now incorporating market data from GFI Group
New York, Sept 29, 2008 – GFI Group Inc. (GFIG on NASDAQ) and Prism Valuation Inc, a provider of valuation and risk management services, have signed a multi-year agreement for Prism to use GFI credit derivatives data in its valuation services.
Greg Cripps, president and ceo of Prism Valuation Inc. said, “We are very happy to be using GFI data. We firmly believe that GFI’s high-quality, truly representative, independent data is key to providing effective structured product valuation services.” “GFI’s credit market data, sourced from CreditMatch, GFI’s award-winning electronic trading platform, reflects real market prices, where counterparties are prepared to commit capital, rather than consensus or aggregated data,” said Philip Winstone, global head of data sales at GFI. “We believe our partnership with Prism Valuation cements GFI data as a vital ingredient in determining the value of credit derivative positions.”
For more on GFI’s market data go to www.gfigroup.com/marketdata.
GFI Group is consistently named top credit derivatives inter-dealer broker in Risk magazine’s annual rankings. For more on Prism Valuation Inc. go to www.prismvaluation.com
About GFI Group Inc.
GFI Group Inc. (www.GFIgroup.com) is a leading inter-dealer broker specializing in over-the-counter derivatives products and related securities. GFI Group Inc. provides brokerage services, market data and trading platform and analytics software to institutional clients in markets for a range of credit, financial, equity and commodity instruments. Headquartered in New York, GFI was founded in 1987 and employs more than 1,700 people with additional offices in London, Paris, Tel Aviv, Dublin, Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Seoul, Cape Town, Calgary, Englewood (NJ), and Sugar Land (TX). GFI provides services and products to over 2,200 institutional clients, including leading investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. Its brands include GFI™, GFInet®, CreditMatch®, GFI ForexMatch®, EnergyMatch®, GFI FENICS®, GFI FENICS® FX, GFI FENICS™ Enterprise, Starsupply®, Amerex® and Trayport®.
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