Benchmarking of International Systems and Services (B.I.S.S.) Research has announced that CheckFree will enter its eVent corporate actions solution into the 2007 B.I.S.S. corporate actions benchmarking accreditation process. Gary Wright, CEO at B.I.S.S. Research and creator of the B.I.S.S. business benchmarking concept, said, “CheckFree has recently concluded a major deployment of their product to HSBC Securities Services (HSS) to deliver automated end-to-end corporate actions processing to HSS’s investment administration clients… Their participation in the 2007 benchmarking will greatly enhance the value of the B.I.S.S. corporate actions benchmarking report for any prospective purchaser of corporate actions system.”
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