DPC DATA, a leading provider of municipal bond disclosure data, research and data services, today announced an agreement with TheMuniCenter (TMC), the market leader for secondary municipal bond trading. TMC will offer DPC DATAâs MuniPOINTSÂ® abstracts and MuniDOCS OnlineÂ® document portal for use by financial advisors via its private label platforms.
âTMCâs goal is to offer its clients choice and completeness of information to meet point-of-sale and ongoing material event monitoring needs. As a municipal market leader, we chose to enhance our existing capabilities with DPC DATAâs respected offerings,â stated Thomas Vales, TMCâs CEO. Furthermore, âwith DPC DATA, TMC is providing clients with reliable data and tools in the most convenient package possible. MuniPOINTS is an instant boost to a financial advisorsâ daily efficiency, and enables them to meet their regulatory requirements while servicing clients more effectively.â
Designed for point-of-sale disclosure compliance, MuniPOINTS are easy-to-read deal summaries containing "just the facts" in bullet-point text, excerpted directly from the official statements with no analytical content. In addition, MuniPOINTS offers one-click access to all related primary and secondary market disclosure documents, including material event notices, via the MuniDOCS Online portal. When e-mailed by financial advisors to customers, MuniPOINTS documents make a clear statement that the dealer wants to offer added value content beyond basic data available via the MSRBâs Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA) system.
âInvestment professionals need instantaneous access to actionable information and decision support tools to enable them and their customers to make better decisions and manage risk,â said Michael Ruvo, President of DPC DATA. âWe are delighted that TMC has chosen DPC DATA as their preferred third party source of municipal disclosure information and risk-monitoring solutions.â