Pedro Fernandes, ResearchPool
London - ResearchPool, a digital platform for investment research, has announced the launch of its MiFID II solution for investment firms to manage budget, spending, consume and evaluate research, named Tool for Research Usage and Evaluation (TRUE).
Compliant with MiFID II obligations, TRUE provides a single point to manage budgets and spending funded by P&L and/or Research Payment Accounts (RPAs), and includes pre-funded accounts for flexibility. Additionally, functionality provides tracking for research spending, usage and ratings purchased through the ResearchPool marketplace, as well as research contracted directly with third party research providers via entitlements.
"TRUE provides a powerful solution that simplifies the complexities of managing research resources in the upcoming unbundled world", said Pedro Fernandes, co-founder and CEO of ResearchPool. ResearchPool today offers a fully-integrated service combining:
· A marketplace for all types of research including Equity, Fixed Income, Credit, SRI and Macro with the flexibility to buy individual reports or subscription packages;
· A centralised tool to manage budget, spending, usage, valuation and evaluation of all research resources;
· Integration with CSA/RPA platforms such as INSTINET and ITG.