Alternative Data Newsletter #88 – October 5th, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside

  • Mapping: this continues to be a major pain point of the industry. Two alternative data vendors offer solutions and an alternative data intermediary announced a solution last week. It would be great if this problem could be solved – if you are interested in solving this problem contact our CEO to discuss. Email: emmett.kilduff@eaglealpha.com.
  • Conversion & ROI: given the increasing volume of datasets (850 in our database) our buyside clients are focused on increasing conversions from trial to license – these are typically in the range of 5%-15%. And increasingly data teams are coming under pressure to deliver high ROI. This will be discussed at our event in London next week.
  • Apple weakness: alternative data points to a lack of consumer interest for new iPhones. Eagle Alpha’s Data Analytics team published two notes in quick succession highlighting this trend. Contact us to learn more.

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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 firms more data centric. This week Dean Barr, former CIO of Deutsche Bank Asset Management, with a background in quantitative strategies joined Eagle Alpha to focus on such requirement.

Events You Should Attend

  • Events: our “access and alpha” events are free for buyside firms – join us in London on October 12th and New York on November 29th. Panelists include APG, Blueshift, Jupiter, Cantab and Schroders. Register your interest: events@eaglealpha.com.
  • Meetings: HR best practices will be discussed at a meeting in New York on October 4th.

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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 from buyside firms. We expect this trend to continue and are aware of a number of buyside firms considering investments in alternative data vendors. If you want to know which vendors are fundraising contact us.
  • APAC trends: we hosted the first large scale alternative data event in Hong Kong last week. To obtain a deck that outlines the key takeaways please reach out.

Events you should attend

  • Events: our “access and alpha” events are free for buyside firms –

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Alternative Data Newsletter #85 – September 14th, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. This week, we held an event in Hong Kong at EY’s offices. Contact us for a summary of the event.

Upcoming events:

• London: October 12th at Simmons & Simmons offices.
• New York: November 29th at Lowenstein Sandler’s offices.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What type of advice does Eagle Alpha’s Data Sourcing team provide?

• What are the best alternative datasets to analyse the Russian retail banking sector?
• What are the best datasets for tracking upcoming IPOs?
• What are the best alternative datasets for the automotive industry?

3. What are the upcoming dataset roadshows?

Consumer Transaction Data Provider in London from the 24th – 28th September  – Covers both US and UK (new release)

In the UK,

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Alternative Data Newsletter #84 – August 30th, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. Our upcoming global event calendar is as follows:

• Hong Kong: September 11th at EY’s offices. Final call for complimentary tickets
• London: October 12th at Simmons & Simmons offices.
• New York: November 29th at Lowenstein Sandler’s offices.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What type of advice does Eagle Alpha’s Data Sourcing team provide?

• What are the best alternative datasets for the automotive industry?
• Which are the best sentiment data vendors for the APAC region?
• What are the best alternative datasets for the automotive industry?

3. What are the upcoming dataset roadshows?

Consumer Transaction Data Provider in London from the 24th – 28th September  – Covers both US and UK (new release)

In the UK,

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Alternative Data Newsletter #83 – August 23rd, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. Our upcoming global event calendar is as follows:

• Hong Kong: September 11th at EY’s offices.
• London: October 12th at Simmons & Simmons offices.
• New York: November 29th at Lowenstein Sandler’s offices.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What are examples of datasets buyside firms can only get from Eagle Alpha?

• Search Signals: Indicators built from Google Trends that is related to company specific terms associated with company sales. Observing crossing points of moving averages of one of these search indices has proved predictive of inflection points in revenue growth for companies across a broad range of sectors including retail, luxury goods, restaurants and B2B software.

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Alternative Data Newsletter #82 – August 16th, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. Our upcoming global event calendar is as follows:

• Hong Kong: September 11th. We are delighted to announce Boris Zeldin, Head of Asia Compliance at Point72, as a panelist at this event.
• London: October 12th.
• New York: November 29th.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What are examples of datasets buyside firms can only get from Eagle Alpha?

Search Signals: Indicators built from Google Trends that is related to company specific terms associated with company sales. Observing crossing points of moving averages of one of these search indices has proved predictive of inflection points in revenue growth for companies across a broad range of sectors including retail,

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Alternative Data Newsletter #81 – August 9th, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. Our upcoming global event calendar is as follows:

• Hong Kong: September 11th.
• London: October 12th.
• New York: November 29th.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What are examples of datasets buyside firms can only get from Eagle Alpha?

• JetTrack: we are the exclusive distributor of JetTrack, the leading corporate aviation dataset.
• RevCast: we built a consumer transaction dataset that predicts revenue of 64 US consumer companies.

Contact us at enquiries@eaglealpha.com if you would like a teaser on these datasets.

3. What type of advice does Eagle Alpha’s Data Sourcing team provide?

• What are the best commodity datasets?

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Alternative Data Newsletter #80 – August 2nd, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. Our upcoming global event calendar is as follows:

• Hong Kong: September 11th.
• London: October 12th.
• New York: November 29th.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What datasets are buyside firms interested in?

Top 5 alternative data categories in the past month (source: Eagle Alpha’s database):

  1. Business insights.
  2. Web crawled data.
  3. Consumer transactions data.
  4. Pricing data.
  5. Satellite and weather data.

Note: the names of datasets are disclosed to clients.

3. What are examples of datasets buyside firms can only get from Eagle Alpha?

Search Signals: Indicators built from Google Trends that is related to company specific terms associated with company sales.

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Alternative Data Newsletter #79 – July 26th, 2018

1. When can buyside firms meet the best emerging vendors in each region?

Eagle Alpha’s new event format is titled “Alternative Data – Alpha and Access”. These events are complimentary for buyside individuals to attend. Our upcoming global event calendar is as follows:

• Hong Kong: September 11th.
• London: October 12th.
• New York: November 29th.

To register for these events, please contact events@eaglealpha.com.

2. What datasets are buyside firms interested in?

Top 5 alternative data categories in the past month (source: Eagle Alpha’s database):

  1. Business insights.
  2. Web crawled data.
  3. Consumer transactions data.
  4. Pricing data.
  5. Satellite and weather data.

Note: the names of datasets are disclosed to clients.

3. What are examples of datasets buyside firms can only get from Eagle Alpha?

• JetTrack: we are the exclusive distributor of JetTrack,

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