EDI Enchances EventsData.com Corporate Actions Service

Mergent's EventsData North American corporate actions service is enhanced with international data from London-based EDI.

New York, NY, August 25th, 2005, Mergent, Inc. announced today that its EventsData.com North American corporate actions database service is integrating comprehensive international data from London-based Exchange Data International (EDI).

The combined EventsData.com International Corporate Actions and Events service, will provide a global source for corporate actions and dividends - North American and International - easily accessible within the same platform. The new service is available through a Web-based application.

The new service, which is now available, is based on a partnership agreement between the two firms.
Mergent, a Xinhua Finance (Tokyo Mothers: 9399) company, is the preferred leading provider of critical business and financial data on global publicly listed companies, indices and exchanges.

EventsData.com is a web-based solution that combines Mergent’s multiple financial databases into a unified, easily managed data delivery system covering corporate actions and events affecting both North American equities and fixed income securities. The events/actions covered include mergers and acquisitions, dividend announcements and distributions, consolidations, stock splits, corporate name changes, leveraged acquisitions, bond calls, redemptions, and a lot more. EventsData.com covers up to 10 years of information on over 64,000 dividend-paying stocks, mutual funds, ADR’s, GDR’s, and their underlying foreign shares.
EventsData.com utilizes Mergent’s first-source, highest-quality business intelligence covering current and historical information, renowned data gathering and processing, and advanced online technology to keep subscribers informed throughout the day about important events as they take place.