BondBuyer – IHS Markit’s enhanced Ipreo platform directly connects buy-side to dealers

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IHS Markit’s enhanced Ipreo platform directly connects buy-side to dealers

By Lynne Funk
Nov 20, 2019


Digital workflow tools in the municipal market are increasing efficiency, freeing up talent to focus on the end client without completing tasks that would take far longer manually.

All of these tools flooding the market aim to bring together the various players in a streamlined way.

Patty Healy, Senior Vice President of Research and Portfolio Manager at Cumberland Advisors, said she feels as though she is getting pitched and demoed on new technologies every day.

“We need to stay on top of what’s out there, upgrade your systems,” especially given the fee consolidation going on in the industry.

“Who knows who is going to be the winner in all of this, but it is clear that everyone needs to be educated on these changes and how we think about the market,” Healy said.

And these changes are being welcomed by participants who say this asset class needs to finally make it to the adult table.

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