Exchange Data International enhances its UK Dividend Service by covering Unit Trusts dividends

Exchange Data International (EDI), provider of reference and corporate actions data, has integrated Unit Trust dividend information into its UK Dividend feed.

London, March 3rd, 2008, Exchange Data International (EDI) a well established provider of Reference and Corporate Actions data announces the integration of Unit Trust dividend information into its UK Dividend feed. This additional information ensures better and more comprehensive coverage of UK income producing securities.

Jonathan Bloch, founder and C.E.O of Exchange Data International said, “We have responded to our clients’ needs by expanding the coverage of our existing UK Dividend feed. On a daily basis, our dedicated team collects and processes data from over 6500 Unit Trusts and OEICs. To ensure a timely delivery of this information, we have built direct links with over 300 fund managers.”

Available as an additional set of the UK Dividend feed or on its own, the Unit Trust Dividend feed gives access to crucial information like Group 1, Group 2 distributions and equalisation rates required for the calculation of dividend income. In addition to this data, this new feed includes payment frequency details, pay date, ex and record dates, unit type and more important tax treatment data.

EDI is currently developing its UK Corporate Actions service to extend its coverage to corporate actions of Unit Trusts and OEICs.