S&P Capital IQ

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S&P Capital IQ Reviews

Updated 30 December 2014
Updated 30 December 2014
264 Reviews
3.4
264 Reviews
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S&P Capital IQ President Imogen Dillon Hatcher
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Culture; good work/life balance; a good place to start (in 41 reviews)

  • good interpersonal skills and very friendly yet professional work environment (in 27 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has no interest in investing in employees and assisting in development (in 11 reviews)

  • No growth options due to absence of good quality work (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great people, environment to work and open to new opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Specialist in London, England
    Current Employee - Risk Specialist in London, England

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    In S&P Capital IQ you will find great people working in a great and flexible environment. In general, you will feel secure without unpleasant surprises! At the same time you will be given the opportunities to stand out.

    Cons

    Bonuses are lower than banking environments while promotions are generally subject to years of experience instead of performance and skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I believe that the management should pay more attention to the most talented employees and reward them because there are a lot of talented people who are looking for new opportunities just because of modest recognition.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great working environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent environment, salaries are normal (but less than in Investment Banking), mostly quantitative tasks, difficult to hire in a permanent position but rarely proceed to dismissal after that stage.

    Cons

    Salaries around industry average, difficult to get approval for promotion (for an Intern), pension schemes and Insurance coverage less than in Investment Banking.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Highly motivated and intellectual colleagues

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at S&P Capital IQ as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - high level of commitment towards work
    - good interpersonal skills and very friendly yet professional work environment
    - opportunities within and across the industry

    Cons

    - initial salary packages are little low

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great experience, enjoy working in this environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Intern in London, England
    Current Employee - Risk Intern in London, England

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Open to new ideas
    Graet environment
    Space to develop yourself
    Sustainable growth

    Cons

    Difficult to get a permanent position unless there is an opening
    No bonuses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Many talents are leaving the company because the HR and Finance department are not flexible enough to keep them in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    a positive one

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ

    Pros

    the culture of the people working here

    Cons

    the relocation package and handling of such is poorly dealt with

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Nice place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ

    Pros

    1) Pay is good
    2) Work life balance
    3) Amazing people

    Cons

    1) Less R & D work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More opportunity to New York office

  8.  

    I've been working in money managers' team in the ownership linking sub team. The work is demanding but boring.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ

    Pros

    The company pays really well for the kind of job it offers. If you land up in a good team you will be paid only to come to office.

    Cons

    The work is very boring. You will not learn a lot.
    Stay here for some time and then start looking for something that helps you grow as a professional.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many granularities. Employees should have a wider scope of work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    This is the best company to work with to start your career. The S&P brand name also is a plus.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ

    Pros

    The culture in the company is very good. The management is good and easy to work with. The projects we get are well owned by us and give us a good knowledge.

    Cons

    The on site opportunities are not that good.
    There are recent changes in the higher managements which resulted in some policy changes and still they are in the evolution stage.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Co.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ

    Pros

    Great work life balance
    Compensation is high

    Cons

    No cons as such
    A little bit of politics maybe

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    I have worked at this company for the past 27 years and absolutely love it.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Job flexibility
    A lot of options

    Cons

    Too any changes going on now. Can't keep up.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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