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Causality Link Partners with Arenium Consulting to Distribute Platform in Europe

Causality Link, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider of AI-driven research systems, recently announced that it has signed an agreement with Arenium Consulting, a Paris-based independent consulting company, to provide ...

1010data Sells Buy-side Business to Transaction Data Provider Facteus

Venerable alternative data provider 1010data exited the buy-side segment to focus on retail-oriented companies.  Facteus, a transaction data provider increasingly competing against Yodlee and other established vendors, purchased 1010data’s buy-side ...

Layoffs on Wall Street Surge in December 2021

The Wall Street employment outlook was mixed in December 2021 as layoffs surged to the highest level seen in this series since October of last year when 2,757 layoffs were ...
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Virtual Conferences Dominated As Conference Volumes Rebounded in 2021

Conference activity returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, but traditional physical conferences were the exception rather than the rule as nearly three-quarters of all conferences were virtual, according to data ...

S&P Global Acquires The Climate Service

New York based financial information provider S&P Global recently announced that it has acquired Durham, North Carolina based climate risk provider, The Climate Service.  Financial terms of the deal have ...
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LinkedIn: Equity Research Analyst Compensation Fell 18% in 2021

Although research interactions surged during the pandemic, equity research compensation continued its downward trend, according to statistics collected by LinkedIn.  Salaries, bonuses and the likelihood of receiving bonuses have all ...
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Alternative Data Staffing Grew 25% in 2021

Employee levels at alternative data firms perked up in 2021 after flat lining for over a year, based on our analysis of employees registered on LinkedIn.  Our index of employee ...

U.S. IPO Activity Surges in 2021

US IPO activity recorded historic results for 2021 reflecting a robust rebound following pandemic related closures in 2020.  During 2021, 397 deals were priced, 80% higher than the number of ...
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2021 Review: Research-Related Capital Raises Hit New High

Private equity spigots flowed freely for alternative data firms, expert networks, ESG data firms and research-related fintech companies, with over $1.6 billion in new capital raised during 2021.  The headline ...

Alternative Data: 9 Key Thoughts and Predictions for 2022

The following guest article was written by the team at Eagle Alpha, an alternative data aggregation platform that also provides supporting advisory services for data buyers and vendors. As we ...
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