Author Sanford Bragg

Sandy Bragg is a principal at Integrity Research Associates. He has over thirty years experience as an investment research professional. Prior to joining Integrity in 2006, he was an Executive Managing Director at Standard & Poors, managing S&P’s equity research business and fund information properties. Sandy has an MBA from New York University and BA from Williams College. Email: Sanford.Bragg@integrity-research.com

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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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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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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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Quandl Launches More Comprehensive Alternative to Email Receipts Data

11/29/2019
Quandl, a leading provider of alternative and core financial data, released a new transaction dataset sourced directly from e-commerce retailers which is designed to offer the advantages of email receipts ...
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State Street Adds Macro Indicators Based on Sentiment Data

11/27/2019
State Street released Macro Linkages Indicators that measure inter-asset pairings as part of its suite of data developed in partnership with MKT MediaStats. Macro Linkages Indicators are sentiment indicators that ...
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Expert Network Guidepoint Hires Equity Analysts to Create Buy-Side Content

11/26/2019
As sell-side research production falters, expert networks are seeking to fill the gap.  Major US expert network Guidepoint Global is ramping up a new ‘Insights’ product to offer events and ...
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