The Information Providers User Group (IPUG) represents the current and future interests of its member firms. It is now the principal organisation in the UK representing users of Market Data services on a technical, administrative and strategic level.
IPUG has developed strong working relationships with the major real-time information service vendors including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Capital IQ the benchmark suppliers FTSE, MSCI, S&P and pricing and fundamental service providers such as Interactive Data and Markit. IPUG acts on behalf of its membership to focus these suppliers on generic issues affecting users. IPUG is recognised by these vendors as the users’ legitimate voice, and is often consulted and asked to contribute to supplier policy decisions which affect the membership.
With its commitment to represent new Market Data trends, IPUG continually monitor the technology and business process developments which affects the financial industry within the City, Europe and Asia.