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ESG Researcher RepRisk Targets Quant Funds

12/11/2019
In an effort to counteract the growing success of TruValue Labs, Zurich-based ESG research firm RepRisk hired a veteran portfolio manager to promote its data feeds to quantitative investors.  The ...
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S&P Buys Technology Researcher 451 Research

12/10/2019
S&P Global acquired 451 Research, LLC, which covers emerging technology segments.  Terms were not disclosed. Prior to the transaction, 451 Research had been a part of The 451 Group along ...
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European Independent Research Firms Make Best of Bad Lot

12/09/2019
In its third annual survey of its members, the European Association of Independent Research Providers (Euro IRP) concluded that IRP revenues held roughly steady in 2019 despite reduced research spending, ...
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Intrinio: A Marketplace Providing Investors Affordable Datasets

12/09/2019
The use of data driven investment processes has definitely grown over the past few years as the growth of ETFs and other cost pressures has prompted a reevaluation of the ...
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Reorg Acquires Chinese Special Situations Research Firm

12/06/2019
Reorg, a research firm covering distressed debt and other fixed income sectors, acquired Dai1 Media, a provider of news, insights and analysis about special situations in China.  Terms of the ...
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Amazon Enters Alternative Data Distribution Game

12/05/2019
First it was market data vendors like FactSet and Bloomberg muscling in, now it is tech behemoth Amazon launching a data portal which has participation from a growing number of ...
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MiFID II Hinders Research Availability and Quality

12/04/2019
According to a survey recently published by Evercore ISI about the impact of MiFID II on the investment research landscape, more than 80% of the asset managers surveyed reported that ...
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Outsourcer Crux Informatics Offers Webinar on Data Ingestion as Data Platform Grows

12/03/2019
On Thursday, alternative data outsourcer Crux Informatics is hosting a webinar on loading new datasets featuring presenters from MSCI and Two Sigma.  Separately, Crux announced it is now working with ...
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Trucost Joins Growing Crowd Modeling Company Exposure to Climate Risk

12/02/2019
Following Moody’s acquisition of climate risk modeler Four Twenty Seven,  S&P subsidiary Trucost is launching a similar service analyzing environmental risks faced by companies. The Trucost Climate Change Physical Risk ...
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US IPO Activity Remains Mixed in November 2019

12/02/2019
US IPO activity remained mixed in November 2019 as a mere 13 deals were priced during the month, lower than the number of new deals priced in October, but higher ...
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