What we do at LSEG

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What we do

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider that operates connected businesses to serve customers across the entire financial markets value chain.

With capabilities in data, indices and analytics, capital formation, trade execution, clearing and risk management, we operate at the heart of the world’s financial ecosystem and enable the sustainable growth and stability of our customers and their communities.

Together, our five business divisions – Data and Analytics, FTSE Russell, Risk Intelligence, Capital Markets and Post Trade – offer customers seamless access to global financial markets, across the trading lifecycle.

LSEG is headquartered in London and has a major presence throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and emerging markets.

Our business

Data & Analytics

One of the world’s leading providers of financial information – delivering high-value data, analytics, indices, market surveillance, and solutions to manage risk, workflow and data.

Through products and services including Workspace, Eikon, Yield Book, StarMine, Lipper and DataScope, we deliver over 200 billion data updates every day.

The quality and integrity of our data give customers the confidence they need to make critical decisions, while our ESG database, covering over 10,000 companies, supports the transition to a more sustainable global economy.

FTSE Russell

Your essential index partner for a changing world.

FTSE Russell is a leading global provider of benchmarks and indices across asset classes and investment styles. Our category-defining solutions are used by investors in every corner of the world to benchmark their investment performance and create the next generation of investment funds, ETFs, structured products, and index-based derivatives.

As a trusted investment partner, our indices inform asset allocation, investment strategy analysis, and risk management, helping investors make better-informed investment decisions and seize the opportunities of change.

Risk Intelligence

A spectrum of risk solutions, all from one trusted partner. 

LSEG Risk Intelligence provides a suite of solutions to help organisations efficiently navigate risks, avoid reputational damage, reduce fraud and ensure legal and regulatory compliance around the globe.

From screening solutions through World-Check, to detailed background checks on any entity or individual through due diligence reports, and innovative identity verification, account verification and customer onboarding services – you can trust us to help you successfully manage your risk, so you can operate more efficiently, more effectively and more confidently.

Capital Markets

Connecting the owners and users of capital via world-class venues and infrastructure.

The Capital Markets division gives businesses the ability to raise or transfer capital across multiple asset classes and geographies – simply, reliably and cost-effectively. It also provides efficient electronic platforms for secondary market trading of equities, FX and fixed income.

The division combines a number of venues, including our flagship London Stock Exchange (the world’s most international exchange and Europe’s most liquid pool of capital), our independent electronic multi-bank trading platform FXall, and Tradeweb (a fixed income trading platform in which we own a majority interest).

The division is home to Turquoise – where customers can trade over 4,000 European, US and emerging market stocks, ETFs and other assets – and AIM, the world’s most successful market for small and growing companies. 

Post Trade

At LSEG Post Trade, we cover more than you'd expect.

As markets evolve, your trading journey becomes both more technical and complex. Progress requires managing ever scarcer financial resources, mitigating risks and navigating regulation.

LSEG Post Trade partners with you through the trading cycle, so you can confidently explore, and innovate as situations change. Our clearing choices and market leading reporting leave you ready for anything. Our standardised bilateral post trade processes help you efficiently manage collateral and risk.

Go your own way by utilising portfolio optimisation and insightful analytic tools. Get there efficiently with seamless workflows and margin automation. Benefit from our people's proven domain expertise across cleared and bilateral markets.  

Whatever your journey through financial markets, we’ll help you confidently get to where you want to be.

Our solutions