Gimme Credit Launched on BondDesk Platform
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Gimme Credit, a leading provider of corporate bond buy and sell recommendations, and BondDesk Group, a leader in fixed income technology and operator of the largest odd-lot fixed income alternative trading system (ATS), announced today the availability of Gimme Credit’s recommendations on BondDesk’s award winning BondWorks(TM) Wealth Management Platform.
The new integration of independent bond research and trading will reach several hundred thousand brokers and financial advisors. Users of BondWorks will have access to Gimme Credit’s analyses at the moment they make trading and investment decisions.
“This is about channeling high-quality credit analysis to the community that supports retail bond investors,” said Greg Rauscher, Manager of Broker Services at Gimme Credit. “It’s a workflow enhancement, made possible by BondDesk’s widespread and growing bond platform.”
Gimme Credit provides reports and comments to banks, brokers, corporations and institutional investors. Unlike a credit-rating agency, Gimme Credit makes hard buy and sell recommendations based on forward-looking credit analysis and market conditions. The company was founded in 1994 and currently services several hundred institutions.
“We want to make it as easy as possible for the financial advisors on our platform to research and invest in bonds,” said Kamaryn Tanner, Managing Director, BondDesk Group. “We are excited that we can now streamline our users’ workflow even further by providing seamless access to Gimme Credit’s independent, corporate bond recommendations.”
About Gimme Credit
Gimme Credit is a leading provider of independent corporate bond research to financial institutions. The company provides intraday and daily research and recommendations on investment grade, crossover, and high yield corporate bonds to thousands of investment professionals at hundreds of financial institutions worldwide. Gimme Credit was founded in 1994 and has offices in New York and Chicago. For more information see www.gimmecredit.com.
About BondDesk Group
BondDesk Group LLC is a leading financial technology company providing innovative, enterprise-wide fixed income solutions to a community of over 2,000 investment firms, including many of the top broker-dealers in North America. BondDesk’s workstation solutions, including its flagship BondWorks(TM) Wealth Management Platform, enable over 100,000 financial advisors and asset managers to trade bonds with confidence, manage client portfolios and attract new assets. BondWorks is the first financial services solution to win the highly coveted “Best Application Design” award from the Nielsen Norman Group (NNG), one of the world’s leading design and usability research and consultancy firms.BondDesk Trading LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, operates the BondDesk ATS, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BondDesk Group LLC. BondDesk is not an affiliated company with Gimme Credit. For more information visit www.bonddeskgroup.com.
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