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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Big Data ESG Firm TruValue Labs Raises $13.6 Million

05/16/2018
TruValue Labs, which uses artificial intelligence techniques to collect environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data, closed $13.6m in Series A funding. The round was led by Katalyst Ventures, with participation ...
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Research Aggregator Street Contxt Launches Exchange

05/15/2018
Research distributor Street Contxt launched an all-you-can-eat research distribution platform targeted to small asset managers, primarily in the US.  The firm also launched a directory of research providers and rebranded ...
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Rise of the Super Bulge: Growing Concentration in Equity Franchises

05/15/2018
Over the last five years, the top five equities franchises have gained share from the five next largest equities businesses as more market power has become concentrated into fewer firms. ...
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Recent Research Hiring and Firing

05/14/2018
We pulled together recent recruiting and layoff news to see if we could divine any patterns.  We’ve been cutting back on our coverage of people moves partly because there are ...
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Alternative Data Purveyor 7Park Data Embraces Geolocation Data

05/11/2018
As geolocation data becomes one of the hottest segments of alternative data, vendor 7Park Data added Cuebiq data to its platform.  CEO Brian Lichtenberger views the new offering as symptomatic ...
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Alternative Data Firm Exante Data Seeks ‘Simplexity’ With New Dashboard

05/11/2018
Exante Data, the alternative data affiliate of currency research firm Exante Advisors, is developing a new front-end to improve the ease-of-use of its data, after adding FX factor models and ...
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Cowen’s Brokerage Revenues Up 118% In Q1 2018

05/10/2018
Cowen Group, a mid-sized NY investment bank, reported doubling brokerage revenues over the last year, primarily reflecting its acquisition of Convergex.  More telling was the 10% sequential increase in revenues ...
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Alternative Data Firm Predata Enhances Usability

05/09/2018
Predata, an alternative data research firm that uses social media to predict geopolitical risk, launched a new version of its analytics platform, including a dashboard summary of its risk signals.  ...
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Sustainalytics’ New Carbon Risk Ratings Illustrate Power of Partnership With Morningstar

05/09/2018
Leading ESG research firm Sustainalytics launched a new rating system measuring carbon risks which Morningstar immediately incorporated into its fund analysis.  Now that Morninstar is a partial owner of Sustainalytics, ...
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Hall of Fame Analyst Bails To Corporate Position

05/08/2018
JP Morgan’s top-ranked healthcare analyst accepted a strategy position in one of his covered companies.  While corporate defections are not new, the loss of such a highly ranked analyst is ...
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