FactSet

DEFINITION of 'FactSet'

A company that provides computer-based financial data and analysis for financial professionals, including investment managers, hedge funds and investment bankers. FactSet consolidates data on global markets, public and private companies, and equity and fixed-income portfolios.

BREAKING DOWN 'FactSet'

Founded in 1978 by Howard Wille and Charles Snyder, FactSet provides essential services to the financial industry. It is headquartered in Connecticut and has additional offices in the United States and around the world. FactSet has been ranked one of the top companies to work for in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and it has traded on the NYSE since 1996 with the ticker symbol FDS.



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