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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Geospatial Analysis Firm Orbital Insight Buys AI Firm

09/21/2018
Orbital Insight, a geospatial big data company, acquired FeatureX, an artificial intelligence company specializing in analyzing satellite imagery.  Terms of the acquisition were not announced.  Separately, Orbital Insight expanded its ...
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Baader Helvea and AlphaValue Partner For Research Distribution

09/21/2018
Baader Helvea, a mid-tier German investment bank, will be the exclusive distribution partner for the pan-European research product of Paris-based AlphaValue, a leading independent research firm. Baader Bank, which currently ...
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The Inexorable Rise of JP Morgan

09/20/2018
During its 2014 investor’s day presentation, JP Morgan laid out its ambition to grow its cash equities business, expressing a long-term goal of rising to second or third from its ...
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SciDex: Blockchain Marketplace For Data

09/19/2018
Calling for the ‘democratization of data’, a new startup, SciDex, is testing a blockchain-based platform for data distribution, with ambitions to add alternative data. The alpha version of SciDex’s platform ...
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Study: European Asset Managers Slash Research Counterparties, Not Research Spending

09/18/2018
A buy-side survey conducted by RBC Capital Markets indicates that MiFID II’s research unbundling provisions have significantly reduced the number of research providers European asset managers use, yet overall research ...
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German Expert Network Atheneum Partners Raises €10 Million

09/18/2018
Berlin-based expert network Atheneum Partners raised €10 million ($11.7 million), after having raised €10 million in 2015. The current funding was led by German private equity firm Crosslantic Capital Management.  ...
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Thinknum Distributes Alternative Data Through Citi

09/17/2018
Thinknum, a NY-based firm that provides alternative data culled from the web, allowed Citi to offer a subset of its data through Citi’s capital markets portal, according to an article ...
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Alternative Data Aggregator Eagle Alpha Launches Analytics

09/14/2018
Eagle Alpha, a longstanding consultant in the alternative data space, launched analytics for three proprietary datasets in its latest makeover as an alternative data aggregator. The new analytics, Eagle Edge, ...
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Rapid Ratings Raises $30 Million

09/14/2018
Quantitative rating agency Rapid Ratings International closed a $30 million investment from private equity firm FTV Capital.  Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Rapid Ratings calculates ‘Financial Health Ratings’, ...
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AI-Driven Research Becomes Increasingly Crowded

09/13/2018
Technology analyst Ken Sena left Wells Fargo in August to become the CEO of a startup which seeks to computerize the equity analyst’s role.  More generally, applications of artificial intelligence ...
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