Solution introduction

Timely, complete, and processed automatically

Our award-winning corporate actions data is globally sourced to support cash flow management, income distribution, and risk management

Aggregated from all major financial markets, our corporate actions data is structured to maximize the automation of operations. This enables firms to handle the growing volume and complexity of corporate actions. SIX processed over 8.4 million corporate action events processed in 2019.

Our data enters the SIX quality control lifecycle from over 1,800 sources. Our experienced and dedicated teams with local market expertise collect and enrich data from multiple sources to create one consolidated, clean event record. Benefit from the depth and breadth of our enriched content. In addition, the quality control takes place reaching from the consolidation of the data over various steps until data has reached premium quality standards.

SIX data allows for maximum automation of front to back-office operations, enabling firms to handle the growing volume and complexity of corporate action events.

Corporate actions processing is still viewed as a highly manual and time-consuming process and therefore exposed to errors. Rely on our easy to integrate format to increase Straight-Through Processing (STP) and data management efficiency.

SIX delivers corporate actions data in near real-time in a simple encoded format to facilitate straight-through processing. Procured around the clock directly from major financial centers worldwide, corporate actions are processed through the sophisticated data structure of our core products. The flexible delivery schedule is based on the customers’ individual requirements to ensure an optimal integration into existing workflows.

SIX Award-winning Corporate Actions

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The SIX data model enables complex events to be standardized, decrypted, and delivered in near-real time.

Our service helps you to plan ahead and reduce the risk of missing announcements. It notifies you in advance of events taking place in your portfolio.

  • Global corporate actions data
    Procured around the clock, directly from major financial centers worldwide, our corporate actions are delivered for straight-through processing.
  • Timeliness and accuracy
    Optimized data processing and quality standards allow us to provide you with intraday corporate actions on a timely basis.
  • Deep data coverage
    Receive corporate actions with individual sub-events and related single messages to ensure you are always well-informed.
  • Flexible delivery options
    We deliver corporate actions in various formats including ISO 9735 Edifact, ISO 15022 MT 564, XML, and flat file.
  • Historical time series
    The history of corporate actions from SIX goes back more than 25 years and provides access to the same detailed corporation actions data available on each instrument as the daily corporate actions service. This can be complemented with securities pricing information going back to the early 1980s. With a focus on primary, official and trusted sources and building on a highly structured data model, SIX has been delivering proven data quality for 90 years.


Available content
Covers more than 80 event types with the focus on the main attributes per event type to allow simple tracking of events. Readily available corporate action information relevant to millions of instruments and over 500,000 institutions.

The different components
The events are structured in “best practice” usage categories and delivered in five files, with focus on the main attributes per event type.

  • Distributions: announced payments, ranging from distributions, amortizations, conversion and exercise events to interest payments.
  • Mandatory Events: mandatory events on instruments and institutions such as splits, mergers, changes in reference data and legal proceedings.
  • Voluntary Events: events that involve investor’s choice, for example exchange offers, tender offers, repayments and class actions.
  • Meeting and Listing Events: meetings announcements as well as market specific listing events like listing, delisting and trading suspensions.
  • Payment Structure: the structure of related payment messages and key information about the relationship between the events.

International industry quality recognition. Awarded for excellence, year after year. 10 times Best Corporate Actions Data Provider Award by WatersTechnology since 2010.

Key Data

Year launched
  • Bespoke
  • Licence
  • One-off-sale
  • Subscription (SaaS)
Implementation Methods
  • Download
  • Hosted (private cloud)
  • On-premise
  • On-premise or hosted
  • Website access
Type of Clients
  • Asset Managers
  • Bank Wealth Managers
  • Brokers/Broker-Dealers
  • Digital Wealth Manager
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Advisors
Client Regional Presence

Global Corporate Actions

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