Manufacturing

IHS Markit Joins Forces with PiP

IHS Markit reported that it has partnered with PiP (Proveedor Integral de Precios) to offer expanded bond pricing coverage for Latin America.

According to a media release, the partnership with PiP broadens Markit's Fixed Income Pricing coverage of Latin American bonds to more than 90,000 corporate and sovereign bonds across Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Panama.

Alfredo Font, CEO of PiP, said: "Through this new alliance, the data that we generate daily will be distributed to IHS Markit's customers, helping value their Latin America-based investments in a transparent, fair and independent way."

Kiet Tran, global head of Fixed Income Pricing Data at IHS Markit, said: "Our partnership with PiP significantly expands our capabilities in Latin America, offering customers enriched pricing data to gain in-depth insight into the local bond markets where PiP is the leading provider."

IHS Markit is a company focusing on critical information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.

PiP is a multinational corporation in fair value, providing valuations for local and international markets.

More Information:

http://www.ihsmarkit.com

http://www.piplatam.com

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    Papyrus Joins Forces with Designer Lela Rose

    Papyrus is looking to bring the “elegance and style” of fashion to its greeting cards via a new designer collaboration series.

    According to a release, the collaboration marks the first time a fashion design house and greeting card brand have joined forces to develop a custom greeting card collection.

    Papyrus said it is partnering with American fashion designer Lela Rose to introduce the series. Rose will feature her "sophisticated yet modern style" in the debut card and gift collection, slated to launch during New York Fashion Week. The collection will be available in New York City Papyrus stores and select retailers in September, with availability expanding to all Papyrus locations and retailers in October.

    "The fashion designer collaboration series is a celebration of the commitment Papyrus has to the arts, including a focus on the fashion industry, quality craftsmanship and trend-forward design," said Christy Kaprosy, President of Papyrus-Recycled Greetings. "We are delighted to have Lela Rose's elegant line lead the first Papyrus fashion designer collaboration program, and we are excited to bring more fashion designers to our loyal customers in the future."

    The company noted the collection, which draws inspiration from some of Rose's recent runway designs, consists of 16 cards and five gift accessories, including gift bags, gift tissue, roll wrap and a gift tag set. It also will be available online at papyrusonline.com

    "I'm thrilled to be the first designer to collaborate with Papyrus on their exclusive new fashion series," said Lela Rose. "This is a unique way to showcase our designs, silhouettes and prints, and extend the brand into a new category."

 

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