FactSet TrueCourse is one of the leading providers of corporate takeover defense data and offers other information services in the United States. It is a part of FactSet Research Systems, which was founded in 1978 and offers financial information and analytic applications for investment professionals. FactSet Research Systems serves analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and financial institutions. Its comprehensive suite of investment banking applications provide teams with tools to make informed decisions, generate ideas, identify new opportunities, and track companies and industries that are important to clients. The company offers deal analysis, models, presentations and financial analysis training. FactSet Research Systems real-time analysis includes market watch, portfolio reviews, and the streaming of internal and broker research. It additionally offers a variety of consulting and quality assurance services.