FIRST CALL CORPORATION SIGNS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH MONTGOMERY SECURITIES FOR RESEARCH DIRECT; Complete Research Reports From Montgomery Securities Are Now Available On-line From FIRST CALL RESEARCH DIRECT.
"We strongly believe that electronic distribution and retrieval systems, such as First Call RESEARCH DIRECT, will be the delivery systems of choice for institutions receiving Wall Street research," says Seth Gersch, managing director of Montgomery Securities. "We're pleased to be participating in First Call RESEARCH DIRECT."
"Montgomery Securities is the 12th Institutional Investor Top 20 ranked brokerage firm to join First Call RESEARCH DIRECT, and 10 of those firms contribute to our system on an exclusive basis," said Bruce Fador, president of First Call Corporation. "We're pleased to welcome Montgomery Securities, which has been a valued contributor to First Call Notes since 1988."
First Call RESEARCH DIRECT currently delivers complete equity research reports -- including all text, charts, graphs, color, and formatting -- electronically from 30 major sell-side firms to more than 130 of the world's largest institutional money management firms, representing more than 1,520 desktop views.
"Montgomery Securities has extensively evaluated electronic distribution options for its in-depth research reports," says Roland Beaulieu, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of First Call Corporation. "The decision by Montgomery to join First Call RESEARCH DIRECT is a clear indication of the market trend as well as evidence of our well established institutional client base."
Montgomery Securities is the nation's premier investment bank in securities brokerage dedicated to growth companies. Its three main areas of business are investment banking, institutional brokerage, and asset management. In the first half of this decade, Montgomery Securities has raised more than $24 billion for growth companies and helped more than 130 of them go public. A private partnership located in San Francisco, CA, Montgomery Securities has also advised growth companies on $13 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions.
FIRST CALL is the premier source of real-time, commingled equity research and corporate financial information. Serving institutional clients since 1985, First Call provides access to analysts morning meeting notes and intraday research broadcasts from major North American and international brokerage firms; full-text corporate press releases from more than 1,000 companies; timely earnings estimates on 13,000 companies as provided by leading research firms; and a fundamental database covering 5,500 public companies. First Call is also the leading provider of on-line equity research reports through First Call RESEARCH DIRECT, as well as a leader in delivery of research, news and commentary on the fixed-income markets via First Call BondCall. Boston-based First Call is part of Thomson Financial Services, a leading provider of quality financial information, research, analysis, and software products to the worldwide financial and corporate communities.
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|Date:||Jul 25, 1995|
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