About Us

Ian Blance

Managing Director

Ian has over 30 years in the financial markets focused on research and valuation of securities and derivatives.

Ian has led several of the largest Pricing and Valuation businesses and is a regular industry and market commentator having started his career as an economist and trading floor strategist.

Ian is a regular contributor to industry events and media.

  • Managing Director - Head of Evaluated Pricing, SIX Financial, Zurich
  • Managing Director - Head of Evaluated Pricing, Interactive Data, New York
  • Bond Strategist - Nikko Securities, London

Diane Frost

Director - United States

Diane has over 25 years of experience working in the financial data industry with a focus on valuation of securities and related reference data. She has worked with financial institutions, mutual funds and alternative investors, on security pricing, regulatory requirements, due diligence, data analysis and integration.

Diane was Senior Director of Pricing & Reference Data at Interactive Data, Marketing Manager at DRI/McGraw-Hill, and a Program Trader at CS First Boston.

  • Senior Director - Pricing & Reference Data, Interactive Data
  • Marketing Manager - DRI/McGraw-Hill
  • Program Trader - CS First Boston

Pete Jones

Senior Advisor - EMEA

Pete has over 20 years Valuation Risk & Research industry experience with extensive knowledge in debt, equity, structured cash and derivatives. He has led global operations and commercial product and content businesses at leading Valuation and research vendors including S&P Capital IQ and Interactive Data.

Pete is a frequent speaker at industry seminars and conferences and a regular contributor to a wide range of industry and media.

  • Global Head - FI & OTC Product & Content, S&P Capital IQ
  • CEO – McGraw-Hill Financial Research, Europe
  • Global Head – Valuation Scenario Services, Standard and Poor’s
  • Head of Evaluated Pricing - EMEA, Interactive Data

Freda Deed

Senior Advisor - Luxembourg

Freda has over 30 years experience in the financial data and asset pricing industry. Based in Luxembourg, Freda has managed regional operations for Interactive Data (now ICE Data Services), Moneyline Telerate and Bridge Information Systems.

Freda is a well known figure in the Luxembourg financial community and is a regular contributor to a wide range of industry and media.

  • Regional Director - Interactive Data
  • Country Manager - Moneyline Telerate
  • Support Manager - Bridge Information Systems
twitter

2 weeks, 2 days ago: Mutual funds considering how best to set their Highly Liquid Investment Minimum (HLIM) under SEC Rule 22e-4 should… https://t.co/zC0BHZzBS8