Information Services

Provides a wide range of information and data products including indexes and benchmarks, real time pricing data, product identification, reporting and reconciliation services.

Income contribution CY 2015




Sub-segment Main types of revenue Customer profile Highlights KPIs
Indexes - FTSE Russell  • Subscription fees for data and analytic services
• Licence fees for passive funds and derivatives tracking indexes

• Asset owners and managers, active and passive buy-side firms and trading venues • FTSE Russell launched as a single global brand with integrated client facing teams
• FTSE Russell signed licensing agreements with US derivatives exchanges CME and CBOE
ETF assets benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes
(2014: US$369bn)
Real time data • Fees primarily based on number of terminals taking our real time price and trading data • Direct to trading firms and via service providers, such as Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, that incorporate our data with other information • Direct billing, enterprise licence and non-display tariff initiatives Number of professional terminals taking
Group data 2015:
(2014: 207,000)
Other information • Fees vary based on the nature of service provided, mostly subscriptions and licence fees
• Our customers vary based on the service provided, including banks, brokers and fund managers   Regulatory News Service processed over
325,000 announcements