Business Information Services (BIS) and Solutions

Business Information Services (BIS)

Business Information Services (BIS) for Investment Banks

Accurate and timely business information gives a competitive edge and is the key to success in the corporate world. Effective and informed decision making relies on authentic data that is well presented and organised for further analysis.

Our library teams support investment bankers with the required data on-the-go, be it information retrieval or organising the data, helping them take informed decisions and stay ahead of the markets. We provide support from the most basic retrieval of company information to accessing complex macroeconomic and sector-related information. Our research support expedites the process, empowering bankers to focus on higher-value-added tasks, leading to faster deal execution.

Support we Offer - Business Information Services (BIS)

Automation and workflow management platforms

How we are different

IB/PE/consulting exposure of research professionals

End-to-end integration of BIS with research and analytics services

Ability to offer 24*7 services

Extensive experience across financial services and the consulting space

What we have done

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Sector dedicated and integrated IB + BIS support to a North American Global Investment Bank
What we are proud of

$5m+

of annual savings

Near onshore support

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Integrated IB Analytics and BIS for Asia-Focused Mid-Size Investment Bank
What we are proud of

>95,000

projects delivered

>$6m

annualized savings per annum

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Business Information Services for Asia-focused Mid-Size Investment Bank
What we are proud of

>57,000

projects delivered

~$2m

per annum savings on MDS cost savings p.a

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Meet our experts

Shikha Singh

Shikha Singh, Global Head of Research Publishing

Shikha heads Acuity Knowledge Partners' (Acuity) editing, formatting & publishing and design services, managing all client accounts in this vertical. She has 16 years of experience in working with financial research content. Before joining Acuity, she worked with Goldman Sachs as a Series 16-qualified Supervisory Analyst and Editor. She also set up and managed its 10-member content management team in Bangalore. Her previous work at JPMorgan included reviewing equity research reports, and she focused on credit and industry and company research reports during her stint at Crisil Research (an S&P company). Shikha holds an MBA in Finance.

Shikha Singh
Shikha Singh

Shikha Singh, Global Head of Research Publishing

Anish Ailawadi

Senior Director, Investment Banking

Anish has been with Acuity Knowledge Partners for over 13 years and presently heads the Investment Banking vertical. He is based out of our Gurgaon office and oversees delivery teams and client engagements for various bulge-bracket banks, mid-size banks, regional banks, advisory and boutique firms across M&A, Industry Coverage, Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Loan Syndications and Leveraged Finance. During his tenure, he also set up a shared services center for one of his clients in India. Anish is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has done his Bachelors in Commerce from Delhi University.

Anish Ailawadi
Anish Ailawadi

Senior Director, Investment Banking

Shikha Singh
Shikha Singh

Shikha Singh, Global Head of Research Publishing

Shikha heads Acuity Knowledge Partners' (Acuity) editing, formatting & publishing and design services, managing all client accounts in this vertical. She has 16 years of experience in working with financial research content. Before joining Acuity, she worked with Goldman Sachs as a Series 16-qualified Supervisory Analyst and Editor. She also set up and managed its 10-member content management team in Bangalore. Her previous work at JPMorgan included reviewing equity research reports, and she focused on credit and industry and company research reports during her stint at Crisil Research (an S&P company). Shikha holds an MBA in Finance.

Anish Ailawadi
Anish Ailawadi

Senior Director, Investment Banking

Anish has been with Acuity Knowledge Partners for over 13 years and presently heads the Investment Banking vertical. He is based out of our Gurgaon office and oversees delivery teams and client engagements for various bulge-bracket banks, mid-size banks, regional banks, advisory and boutique firms across M&A, Industry Coverage, Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Loan Syndications and Leveraged Finance. During his tenure, he also set up a shared services center for one of his clients in India. Anish is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has done his Bachelors in Commerce from Delhi University.

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