Capital IQ Launches iPad® App to Facilitate Client Workflow

- Investment professionals can now sync reports to their iPad to make the most of their time offline -

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business and the financial community's source for the most accurate financial information, today announced the launch of its first iPad application for the Capital IQ platform.  The application offers clients the ability to sync documents such as investment research, investor meeting transcripts and company filings to their iPad for easy offline access. Mobile access to the Capital IQ platform itself, including the majority of its unique workflow tools, is already available via Apple's Safari® and other browsers.

"We are excited to provide our users with a mobile solution that fits how they work on-the-go," said Colleen Coda, Chief Technology Officer at Capital IQ. "Our iPad app provides fast, easy access to the documents our clients use the most."

With the Capital IQ iPad app, users can:

  • Sync content to access the latest reports when offline
  • Instantly access documents and reports from Capital IQ
  • Create subscriptions to receive the latest transcripts, filings and investment research for public and private companies
  • Stay on top of pricing for portfolios and watch lists
  • Star items as favorites to be stored locally on the iPad

 

The application is currently available for download from the iTunes® App Store. Only Capital IQ clients are able to access content via the app.

About Capital IQ

Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business, provides the most accurate and timely financial information to investment banks, asset management firms, private equity firms and corporations around the world. An in-house team of over 4,000 research specialists collect and analyze data that is delivered in a standardized and auditable format. Capital IQ integrates this data with powerful analytical tools to help clients identify and evaluate opportunities, create and maintain financial models and manage projects and portfolios. For more information, please visit www.capitaliq.com.

About Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is one of the world's foremost providers of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With offices in 23 countries and markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for  more than 150 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit www.standardandpoors.com.

Media Information:
Cara Kiewel
212-438-2615
ckiewel@capitaliq.com

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SOURCE Capital IQ