FactSet ranked as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

FactSet, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to global investment professionals, has been named one of the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®, ranking 50 among the overall 100 companies. The list, now in its 17th year, recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. This is FactSet’s sixth year on the list.

Companies opt to participate in the selection process, which includes an extensive employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices. Great Place to Work® then evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. Employees’ trust in the workplace is typically seen as a leading factor in determining what makes a great place to work.

“When I’m asked about the best aspects of working at FactSet, I always say that our people are what make our business so strong,” said FactSet CEO Philip A. Hadley.  “FactSetters are hard-working and dedicated to our company goals. I believe that’s what creates our distinct culture of trust and collaboration.”

In addition to providing a positive environment for employees, FactSet is specifically recognized for its learning and development program, which provides incentives and rewards for employees who study for and pass the CFA exams. Additionally, FactSet’s comprehensive benefits package, available at minimal or no cost to employees, offers gym discounts, preventive care incentives, and free in-office services like massages and nutrition consultations.

The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list grows more competitive every year and this list represents the best of the best,” said China Gorman, Global Chief Executive Officer of Great Place to Work. “While each company is unique, what they have in common are strong cultures that support positive workplaces.”

To see the complete 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.com.

About FactSet
FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. More than 50,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet’s desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. The Company has been included in FORTUNE's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, the United Kingdom’s Great Places to Work and France’s Best Workplaces. FactSet is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS). Learn more at www.factset.com, and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its model to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list and the Great Place to Work Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

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