Market Data Specialists

We are a Market Data Consultancy firm. Our clients range from the sell side to the buy side and also include exchanges and energy companies. We are MDS at Work: Market Data Specialists who do the job. We are hands on, we understand market data vendor services, consumers and stakeholders.

It is our belief that striving for efficient use of market data services is a constant journey. Experience shows that market data expenditure goes up 6% on average each year and it takes a considerable effort to push that figure down.

MDS at Work has a toolbox for market data user profiles and cost benchmarks. To mention a few more: we help clients with vendor and exchange audits or vendor selection processes.

In addition, we offer market data training programs that include useful examples from our day-to-day practice.

We understand data flows: where these are used, the vendor commercial models and how the data is used at end user organizations.

The MDS at Work specialists have all gained experience at vendors or end user firms, and most recently at TRG Screen (previously known as Screen Consultants). Our specialists have conducted many market data projects. Now we are an independent consultancy firm: a true market data team!

Our clients

We advise several types of financial service organizations and support many departments or business functions. All having their specific needs and requirements when it comes to professional market data services management.

The types of clients we advise include:

  • Banks
  • Brokerage firms
  • Fund & asset managers
  • Hedge funds
  • Exchanges
  • Insurance companies
  • Pension funds
  • Trading firms
  • Energy companies
  • Vendors

Departments & business functions we support:

  • Head of market data
  • Market data analyst
  • Head of information services
  • Head of IT
  • Business manager
  • Trading floor support
  • Desk head
  • Market data admin
  • Head of procurement / sourcing
  • Chief financial officer (CFO)
  • Compliance officer
  • Head of back office
  • End user / trader
  • Head of research