Standard & Poor's is to merge its investment fund information services.
The move will see S&P's Micropal, S&P's Fund Research and S&P's Managed Funds Ratings united under the one division, Standard & Poor's Fund Services.
The new division will be headed by Sanford Major as managing director.
Reporting to Major will be S&P's Micropal managing director Mark Adorian who will be responsible for sales, marketing and operations. S&P's Fund Research managing director Peter Jeffreys will oversee research activities.
The company which is part of the McGraw-Hill group of companies has 300 employees in 13 countries.