S&P Capital IQ® Partners with BM&FBOVESPA to Support Brazilian Investor Relations Offices

Proprietary Peer Comparison Data for over 350 listed companies available in new IR Intelligence Center

Jul 14, 2015, 08:45 ET from S&P Capital IQ

NEW YORK and SAO PAULO, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of financial research, data and analytics, and BM&FBOVESPA (BVMF), the largest equity and futures exchange in Latin America, announced a partnership agreement that will provide critical knowledge to Investor Relations teams at Brazilian companies.

This partnership is part of the BM&FBOVESPA IR Intelligence Center.  The Center is a valuable resource for Investor Relations Officers, and will provide tailored analysis and real-time information on both Brazilian and international listed companies.  Under this new partnership, S&P Capital IQ will provide historical data on more than 350 of Brazil's listed companies.  This data includes earnings, dividend yields, end of day pricing, and market capitalization, among other key metrics. For more information about the BM&FBOVESPA IR Intelligence Center, please send an e-mail to empresas@bvmf.com.br.

"Recognizing strong investor interest in Brazil and Brazilian securities, we are pleased to be working with BM&FBOVESPA to help create greater transparency and understanding of this important market," said Cynthia Rojas Sejas, Vice President, S&P Capital IQ.  "Through this partnership, IR officers can quickly access a sample of our high quality financial data that investors and risk managers inside and outside Brazil use to identify and evaluate risks and opportunities."

"We have developed a set of tools and documents that we believe will help IR officers from Brazilian companies achieve their goals, such as having better knowledge of the capital markets in real-time and making deep dives into stock liquidity and volatility behaviors," explained Cristiana Pereira, Managing Director for Listings and Issuer Development at BM&FBOVESPA. "We believe that S&P Capital IQ can help us in this project by adding its recognized expertise in quantitative financial information on both Brazilian and international companies."

The S&P Capital IQ platform includes global coverage on over 3.5 million public and private companies, making it easier to obtain and analyze information about private and public companies in Brazil and globally. In-depth analysis with easy company screening, sector and peer analysis, tailored comparisons, and up-to-date financial information is now available for thousands of Brazilian companies in a wide variety of economic sectors.

BM&FBOVESPA S.A. - Securities, Commodities & Futures Exchange is one of the largest exchanges in the world by market capitalization and the leader in Latin America. As the main institution for the intermediation of transactions in the Brazilian capital markets, the company develops, implements and provides systems for the trading of equities and equity derivatives, financial derivatives, corporate and government bonds, agricultural commodities and spot foreign exchange.

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