Press Announcement

Tuesday 16th February, 2016

Santander Securities Services appoints Thomas Murray Data Services to provide its technology platform for the dissemination of its market news


LONDON - Thomas Murray Data Services (TMDS) is delighted to announce the extension of its partnership with Santander Securities Services to include the provision of TMDS's technology platform through a White Labelling solution.

Through the TMDS technology platform, Santander Securities Services is able to swiftly and reliably distribute market news and information internally and to its clients. The bank has worked closely with TMDS for a number of years and the use of TMDS's technology platform is an extension to the existing relationship between the firms.

Santander Securities Services is utilising the service to provide itself and its clients with relevant market information. "We are pleased to be extending our relationship with Thomas Murray Data Services to provide us with its technology platform for our use in providing market information to our own staff and our global client base," says Marcos Santos, Head of Global Product and Network Management, Santander Securities Services. "We always seek to provide our clients and ourselves with the best source of information and technology, and by White Labelling Thomas Murray Data Services' technology platform, we can continue to do this".

"We are delighted that Santander Securities Services has elected to use Thomas Murray Data Services to provide its technology platform," says Simon Thomas, CEO of TMDS. "We have been providing market leading technology and information services for over 20 years and to further our relationship with a global bank such as Santander Securities Services further underlines the quality of our service".

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Miles Reucroft
Thomas Murray Data Services

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8600 2300

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About Thomas Murray Data Services

Thomas Murray Data Services is a specialist custody rating, risk management and research firm specialising in the global securities services industry. TMDS was established in 1994.

The company tracks and analyses over 250 custodians globally and monitors the risk of over 100 capital market infrastructures.

The company has a strong position as a provider of public and private ratings and risk assessments on global custodians, domestic custodian banks and capital market infrastructures.

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About Santander Securities Services

Santander Securities Services (S3) is the Santander Group entity specialised in the provision of custody, clearing and depositary services (the "Services").

S3 is a financial institution, legally authorized by the competent authorities, with more than 25 years of experience rendering Services to institutional clients and with an extensive experience of the markets, high quality management with specialized teams and value added services, adapted to client needs.

S3 is 100% owned by Santander Group; thus taking the advantages of one of the biggest financial groups with presence in several markets around the world, especially in Europe, Latin America and the northeast of United States.

Services rendered by S3 include clients such as credit and financial institutions, asset managers and insurance companies. As of the end of January 2016, it has more than 60 bn. € of assets under management and 600 bn. of assets under custody.

For additional information about Santander Securities Services, please visit

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