NORWALK, Conn., Jan 05, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has been informed by the executors of the estate of Howard E. Wille that it has sold effectively all of its position in the company's common stock. Mr. Wille, a founder of FactSet, died on September 6, 2005. The executors undertook the sale to diversify the estate's assets.
FactSet Research Systems Inc. is a leading provider of global financial and economic information, including fundamental data on tens of thousands of companies worldwide. Combining more than 200 databases into its own dedicated online service, the Company also provides the tools to download, combine and manipulate the data for investment analysis.
The Company, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, was formed in 1978 and now conducts operations, along with its affiliates, from more than twenty-two locations worldwide, including Boston, New York, Chicago, San Mateo, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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