Alternative Data Newsletter #96 – November 29th, 2018

Announcements at our conference in NYC today Events Alpha & Access: If you didn’t manage to attend our flagship event in NYC today, contact enquiries@eaglealpha.com to learn about the key takeaways. Visit our new website – https://events.eaglealpha.com – to keep an eye on our upcoming events. What Datasets Are Getting Traction? Quant: this vendor provides Artificial-Intelligence-as-a-Service for investment analysis and … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #95 – November 22nd, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside EY Survey: The company surveyed 205 asset managers (hedge fund and private equity representatives), interesting findings include: 1) 70% of all asset managers use or expect to use nontraditional data sources in their investment process; 2) 59% of surveyed managers use alternative data as an input to their fundamental … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #94 – November 15th, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside Survey Results: UBS sponsored Element22’s survey, interesting findings include: 1) the firms who are most aggressively pursuing advanced analytics and alternative data strategies are investing 2-3% of annual revenue; 2) advanced analytics has seen high adoption, with 85% of firms using this capability at some level while 55% are … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #93 – November 8th, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside (Crowd) Funding: we are seeing more buyside firms invest in vendors. Some vendors are also interested in crowdfunding from buyside firms. If either is of potential interest to your fund, please contact our CEO – emmett.kilduff@eaglealpha.com. ESG: we are seeing accelerating interest in ESG datasets from fundamental managers who don’t … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #92 – November 1st, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside Alt Data For Discretionary Funds: the last twelve months has seen a massive increase in interest in alternative data from discretionary funds. We will be hosting a lunchtime event targeted specifically at discretionary funds in New York on 29th November. Please contact us to learn more. Data Quality Testing: feedback … Read more