Market Data Management Solutions
for Financial Institutions

Market Data Administration

Are you effectively tracking and allocating all of your market data services and expenses?

Market Data Vendor Management

Do you have the right vendors? Are you aware of your upcoming contracts and cancellation terms?

Market Data Cost Optimization

Are you active with your spend data management? Do you have a precise and full view of your data spend?

Market Data Compliance

Do you know if you’re properly licensed? Are you accurately reporting to exchanges?

Market Data As A Managed Service

We help institutions with their financial data management solutions by managing and supporting their market data environment and programs.  Our comprehensive list of market data solutions focus primarily on market data vendor management and on market data administration: using market data management software to keep an accurate and current inventory of market data vendors, market data services, users, and costs; on spend data management, and; on ensuring the proper level of market data compliance across your enterprise and applications.
Market data costs for financial institutions is a top 5 direct cost, therefore having the right spend management consulting firm and the right spend management consultants is crucial.

 S4 Market Data -  Core Services
S4 Market Data - Datafeed & Exchange Management
S4 Market Data - Inventory Management & Administration
S4 Market Data - Other Services
S4 Market Data - Vendor Management & Compliance

Market Data Management Challenges

With over 20 years collectively managing market data we’ve established an operating framework of best practices and have industry certified spend management consultants to tackle our client’s core market data management challenges.

  • Administration: tracking all market data services and subscription details across the firm (e.g. vendors, contracts, services, and users).

  • Vendor Management: strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and renewals management, and product/usage analyses.

  • Compliance: managing vendor agreements, exchange reporting, and compliance and market data audit risk.

  • Cost Optimization: reducing growing costs through proper spend data management and market data cost management

Market Data Spend Analytics Using BI

How do you know if you are getting value from your data?

Our spend analytics consultants have built customized  dashboards in various BI tools to provide our clients with financial savings management solutions for better decision making. We can build customized dashboards to give you a holistic view of your spend by vendors, departments, platforms, and contracts.

We use business intelligence software like Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, and Qlik to improve your market data cost management and reporting processes.  With these tools we can provide a dynamic level of reporting that will give transparency and granularity to management and internal stakeholders for effective cost management throughout their organization and its end-users.

Excellent company, very Knowledgeable in the market data space! They have been a great value to my team.

Shahbaz Ansari

Director of Product Management at StoneX

We had a wonderful experience working with Bernardo and S4. He really helped us think through our licensing with respect to compliance, contract terms, and best practices. We are very appreciative of the market data management software he recommended as well. We consider S4 a trusted advisor, and Bernardo feels like a member of the team. I can't recommend S4's services enough and value them as a partner.

Stephanie DeLucia

Financial Models Operations and Support Manager at Chatham Financial

The S4 team are pros and a great partner!

Trip Wadleigh

Head of Relationship Management (Americas) at TRG Screen

I've worked with S4 on multiple global market data initiatives and they are the epitome of professionalism.

Neil Lesher

Sr. Market Data Business Analyst, Consultant at HSBC