Newsletters

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

Alternative Data Newsletter #90 – October 18th, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside Spending on Alternative Data to Increase: Aite group expects capital markets spending on alternative data technology to increase to US$ 901 million by 2021. Credit and Alternative Data: our event in London featured multi-strategy and credit focused attendees. Their interest in alt data is increasing due to the ability of alt data … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #87 – September 27th, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside Altdata.tv: watch 6 video interviews of buyside professionals discussing their predictions for the alternative data space. Altdata in the C-suite: alternative data remains firmly on the agenda of buyside firms as we move through the early adoption phase. Increasingly firms and their CTOs, COOs and CIOs are looking at “organizational change” to make … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #86 – September 21st, 2018

Important developments in altdata for the buyside Broker votes: one of the largest asset managers has included a line for “data” in its sellside broker vote. If others follow suit this is a game changer for the alternative data space. And it will have a major impact on the traditional sellside. Buyside investing: the last two weeks has seen two companies (Crux, Enigma) receive investments … Read more