FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) is a provider of financial information and analytical applications. FactSet supports various stages of the investment process, from initial research to published results for buy and sell-side professionals. The Company builds tools to support various user workflows from asset management to wealth managers, mergers and acquisitions, advisory, sales and trading, hedge funds and private equity. FactSet�s operations are organized into three segments: the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. The United States segment services finance professionals including financial institutions throughout the Americas, while the European and Asia Pacific segments service investment professionals located throughout Europe and Asia, respectively. FactSet combines content regarding companies and securities from various markets into a single online platform of information and analytics.