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Dow Jones Investment Banker Launches on the FactSet Platform

Monday, April 05, 2010

Dow Jones Investment Banker Launches on the FactSet Platform05:00 EDT Monday, April 05, 2010Two of the world's leading financial information organizations combine content to provide investment bankers and analysts with the most comprehensive news, analysis and data availableNEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones and FactSet today announced the launch of Dow Jones Investment Banker on FactSet. Dow Jones Investment Banker's focused news, opinion, research, data visualization and executive moves are now available within FactSet, a real-time platform of data, analytics and applications essential to bankers and analysts as they monitor events, develop pitches and deliver ideas to clients. This is the first time that Dow Jones Investment Banker is available integrated with a financial information platform. With Dow Jones Investment Banker presented alongside FactSet's workflow, bankers are able to move smoothly between FactSet's data and analytics and Dow Jones news, opinion and search."Dow Jones Investment Banker on FactSet supports bankers at every step of their workflow and gives them the competitive edge they need to generate deal ideas and quickly identify and track the companies and industries most significant to their clients, without wasting precious time searching for critical news, analysis and data," said Robert Passarella, vice president and managing director, institutional markets, Dow Jones & Company."FactSet is dedicated to providing clients with in-depth company and industry insight," said Scott Beyer, director of sales, FactSet Global Banking & Brokerage Services. "Incorporating Dow Jones Investment Banker's exclusive opinion and analysis alongside FactSet's powerful analytics gives bankers the tools essential to making meaningful discoveries for the benefit of their clients."Subscribers to FactSet and Dow Jones Investment Banker will have access to news, opinion and analysis from Dow Jones Investment Banker's dedicated editorial team, as well as industry, regional, corporate and executive information drawn from all the resources of Dow Jones -- Newswires, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and the Dow Jones Factiva database of 28,000 sources, including newspapers, trade publications, Web sites and blogs. The events and topics important to bankers and analysts, such as M&A, capital raising, regulatory changes, executive moves and venture-capital and private-equity financing, are seamlessly highlighted and linked to FactSet corporate data and analytics. Access to Dow Jones Investment Banker in a mobile interface designed for bankers is also included. For a Flash preview of Dow Jones Investment Banker on FactSet, go to http://www.dowjones.com/media/DJIB_FactSet.htmlFor more information about Dow Jones solutions for investment bankers, visit www.solutions.dowjones.com/investmentbanker. For more information about Dow Jones, visit www.dowjones.com. To learn more about FactSet, visit www.factset.com.About Dow JonesDow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com) is a News Corporation company (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com) and a leading provider of global news and business information. Its principal products include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Factiva, Barron's and MarketWatch. Through its Local Media Group, Dow Jones operates community-based newspapers and Web sites. Dow Jones also provides news content to television and radio stations. About FactSet FactSet (NYSE: FDS) (Nasdaq: FDS) combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. The company, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, was formed in 1978 and now conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-three locations worldwide, including Boston, New York, Chicago, San Mateo, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Mumbai, and Sydney.SOURCE Dow Jones & CompanyFor further information: Shannon Sullivan of Dow Jones Public Relations US, +1-609-627-2312, Shannon.sullivan@dowjones.com, Michael Burns of Dow Jones Public Relations EMEA, +44-203-217-5434, Michael.burns@dowjones.com, Rachel Stern of FactSet, +1-203-810-1000, marketing@factset.com