LONDON, 8th February, 2013—Morningstar UK Ltd, a subsidiary of independent investment research firm Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), today announced it has won the Best Investment Data Provider award at the Professional Adviser Awards 2013.
The award, announced in London last night, recognises Morningstar’s investment data as the most trusted source among readers of Professional Adviser magazine.
“The award for Best Investment Data Provider is great feedback from advisers who use our data, research and software products every day in their work serving individual investors“, said Geoff Balzano, chief executive officer of Morningstar UK. “At the heart of all our services is our steadfast commitment to superior data quality. We’re able to provide timely, accurate and complete data across numerous investment vehicles, and as our products and services continue to evolve, our clients can be certain that data quality remains central in our offerings.”
Morningstar provides one of the largest and most comprehensive investment databases in the industry, with data on approximately 385,000 investment offerings.
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About Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions. Morningstar provides data on more than 385,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its registered investment advisor subsidiaries and has approximately $195 billion in assets under advisement and management as of Sept. 30, 2012. The company has operations in 27 countries.
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