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Alternative Data Firm Genscape Finally Launches Data API Service

Energy sector specialist Genscape belatedly launched an API service to disseminate its commodity and energy data, helping to confirm its legitimacy as a source of alternative data.  The firm has ...

US IPO Activity Rebounds in February

Following depressed US IPO activity during January, the number of IPOs priced rebounded to 10 deals in February, the highest monthly number of IPOs seen since last October when 22 ...
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State-Level Privacy Legislation Poses Risks for Alternative Data

At least nine US states are drafting privacy legislation modeled on California’s new regulations due to go into effect the end of this year, posing hazards for investors using consumer-derived ...

Interactions Data Provider Feedstock Releases New Platform

FeedStock completed its pivot toward the sell-side with the release of a new platform designed to capture buy-side interactions and the adoption of its new system by Redburn. Feedstock’s new ...

Alternative Data Software Firm Raises Capital From Barclays and Fidelity International

Data management software provider Hivemind, spun off from quantitative hedge fund Winton Group last summer, closed a seed round led by Fidelity International and Barclays. Fidelity International said it hoped ...
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UK Regulators Throw IRPs a Bone

Speaking to Euro IRP, the trade association for European independent research firms, FCA chief Andrew Bailey indicated that asset managers could trial independent non-brokerage research without it being considered an ...
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2018 Bulge Bank Equities Up 10% Despite MiFID II

With all the major investment banks reporting, equities revenues for the largest investment banks grew 10.1% in 2018 despite a weak fourth quarter.  For US banks in particular, increased trading ...

Bloomberg Jumps into the Alternative Data Biz

Last week, global market data vendor Bloomberg, announced that it was offering a new set of alternative data products to its Bloomberg Enterprise Access Point web-based data store.  These alternative ...
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MoffettNathanson Loses Consumer Team As Evercore ISI Rebounds

After hiring a new research director last November, Evercore ISI wooed back two senior consumer analysts who had defected to MoffettNathanson in 2017, signaling that Evercore ISI is stabilizing despite ...
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A New Idea Enabling Assets Managers to Pay Cash for US Research

According to market participants, a number of global asset managers have come up with a new way to potentially pay for research from their P&Ls in the US, despite the ...
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