Financial Data Solutions
for you and your customers
  • Local and International
  • Equities and Bonds
  • Currencies and Commodities
  • Derivatives and ETFs
  • Indices and Benchmarks
  • Mutual Funds and Unit Trusts

Profile Data™ takes pride in being the leading South African financial data feed solutions provider. Our specialised local research teams, together with our relationships with international exchanges and data providers allow you access to a wide rage of data options for both in house needs and for on distribution to your customer base.

Profile’s specialised IT team takes pride in building turnkey solutions that meet the need of the customer specification at a defined cost. Profile’s on site and off site IT infrastructure allows cost effective hosting and solutions management reducing the need for expensive capital cost.

Some our current data feed clients include:

  • Allan Gray
  • Standard Bank
  • Sanlam iTrade
  • PSG Konsult
  • Stanlib
  • Bloombergs
  • Discovery Health/Invest
  • MoneyWeb
  • Independent News Group
  • Times Media – BDFM
  • Momentum
  • Metropolitan

Our local websites ShareData™ and FundsData™ contain most of the data elements that can be customised to suit the South African retail market needs. Profile’s model allows institutions the right to on-distribute the data to their users in a customised format. By using the clients own brand and look and feel in a seamless manner we offer a unique turnkey service saving huge development and upfront cost.

Data can also be shipped in a raw format allowing institutions the flexibility of building their own data models for internal and external research.

ShareData™ aims to provide data clients with a single source of comprehensive listed company information. The Profile research team strives to capture all pieces of relevant information for every listed company ranging from address details to comprehensive financial data. Time-series data for all listed securities is available where applicable.

ShareData™ is a fully relational database facilitating queries and data comparisons.

To see a web version visit ShareData at

FundsData™ provides data clients with a one-stop data solution for collective investment schemes, and the Profile research team endeavour to capture and store every piece of relevant information for every fund and every management company.

FundsData™ is a fully relational database structure designed to facilitate manipulation of the data content. Descriptive content is, wherever possible, backed by field-defined data, allowing filtering, searches, date calculations and complex reporting.

The data covers all ASISA-registered retail funds in South Africa. Where necessary we also research and maintain data for non-retail (institutional funds/classes) on a case-by-case basis when requested to do so by a client.

Through an international partner we are also able to offer data on the FSB-registered Offshore funds. The data is fairly comprehensive, but not to the same level as the data for the South African ASISA-registered funds, mentioned above.

To see a web version of FundsData visit


The services and feeds are customised to suit particular client requirements, and Profile's IT team is able to meet most technical requirements. All or parts of our databases are currently delivered to different clients in Access (mdb) format, XML, CSV (delimited) format, as SQL statements and in many cases as fully articulated HTML pages suitable for use as includes or for display in iFrames on existing web sites.

Contact one of our staff on 011 728 5510 regarding this area of our business .

Ernie Alexander - MD
Johann du Preez - Director IT
Andries Strydom - Sales Manager
Lionell Wobben - Accounts Executive Data Sales
Adolf Hugo - Accounts Executive Data Sales

Profile Group (Pty) Ltd. has taken care in preparing all information on this website, but does not accept any liability for errors or out-of-date information.
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