VuePoint Solutions acquires Energy Alert9th May 2016
Andover, United Kingdom – from 31st January 2016
VuePoint Solutions has announced the availability of both its market-leading UK Energy balancing and trading decision support service, Market VuePoint, and Energy Risk VuePoint, its flexible and scalable energy procurement risk management service, in Thomson Reuters Eikon.
Market VuePoint is in use with many of the key participants in the UK energy market helping to provide a comprehensive view of the real-time and historical operation of the energy market. Energy Risk VuePoint is unparalleled in the flexibility and functionality it offers suppliers, energy brokers and major energy users in supporting their energy procurement needs.
“VuePoint joins an expanding roster of third parties offering innovative apps in Thomson Reuters Eikon,” said Albert Lojko, global head of desktop, Thomson Reuters. “Their addition further demonstrates the trend towards open, collaborative systems as the drivers of future success in the financial industry. Providing an open technology platform for developers to build and market their apps helps streamline workflow and user experience for all financial professionals.”
Mark Taylor, MD of VuePoint Solutions said “The VuePoint range of services is designed to enable you to make quicker, better informed decisions, allowing you to optimise your positions and portfolios and to stay ahead of the competition. Incorporating our products into Eikon enables these to be enhanced through the additional benefits that the integration provides”.
About VuePoint Solutions
VuePoint Solutions is an energy specialist software and services provider, trusted by some of the industry’s leading names. VuePoint delivers high-quality Software Engineering Consultancy, Enterprise Software Solutions, Bespoke Software Services and Dedicated Support. VuePoint’s services include Market VuePoint, the market leader in UK energy balancing and trading decision support, and Energy Risk VuePoint, a flexible and scalable energy procurement risk management service. VuePoint was founded from the Management Buyout of a Software Engineering and Energy Trading Support company and has continued to build on this heritage to further focus, refine and enhance its services and products and is looking for additional opportunities to both grow organically and through further acquisitions.
About Thomson Reuters Eikon
Thomson Reuters Eikon is a powerful and intuitive next-generation desktop platform for consuming real-time and historical data, supporting financial markets transactions and connecting with the financial markets community. Its award-winning news, analytics and data visualization tools help its users make more efficient trading and investment decisions across asset classes and instruments including commodities, derivatives, equities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Thomson Reuters Eikon provides an open technology platform that is connected, informed and intelligent, and that enables access to a messaging community of over 250,000 financial professionals via both desktop and mobile devices. Eikon’s third-party development suite, App Studio, allows Eikon users and developers to create apps that display as native applications within the Eikon screen.