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CFRA Acquires Policy Research Firm Washington Analysis

10/04/2021
CFRA, the New York-based independent research firm that acquired S&P’s equity research business five years ago, recently announced that it has acquired highly rated independent policy research firm, Washington Analysis, ...
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ESG Data Firm Util Slams ESG Funds

10/01/2021
Funds purporting to focus on ESG investments differ only marginally from non-ESG funds, according to a recent study released by ESG data firm Util.  Moreover, investments made by ESG funds ...
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VoxSmart Acquires NLP Provider Greenkey Technologies

09/30/2021
Recently, VoxSmart, a UK-based provider of communications surveillance for the financial services industry, acquired Chicago-based NLP tool provider GreenKey Technologies (GK) to bolster its surveillance offerings to global financial institutions. ...
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Expert Network AlphaSights Grew By 33% in 2020

09/29/2021
London-based expert network AlphaSights grew over 30% in 2020 even as its revenues surpassed $260 million, according to its latest regulatory filings.  The firm appears to have bought out its ...
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ESG Data Firm Arabesque Launches AI-Powered Portfolio Management Tool

09/28/2021
London-based Arabesque, which is both an asset manager and an ESG data provider, released new artificial intelligence software designed to replicate a portfolio manager’s investment process.  The firm is using ...
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Wall Street Events Rise Modestly in Late Summer

09/27/2021
Corporate event data vendor, Wall Street Horizon, recently reported that the number of Wall Street oriented conferences, roadshows, analyst meetings and company conference calls rose a modest 5.5% in July ...
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ESG Data Provider OWL Analytics Focuses on Wealth Management Channel

09/24/2021
OWL Analytics, an ESG data provider that uses alternative data, has been partnering with firms active with wealth managers as it seeks to differentiate itself. Santa Monica-based OWL Analytics licensed ...
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Fitch Group Announces Launch of ESG Ratings

09/23/2021
Last week, bond rating, data, and fixed-income intelligence provider, Fitch Group announced that they are launching an ESG Ratings product covering a comprehensive range of entities and instruments for all ...
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SEC Makes First Enforcement Action Against Alternative Data Firm

09/22/2021
The US Securities and Exchange Commission fined leading alternative data firm App Annie $10 million for securities fraud, making it crystal clear that the US regulator is scrutinizing the alternative ...
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Hedge Fund Launches Rebound After Two-Years of Net Liquidations

09/21/2021
According to Hedge Fund Research, 189 new hedge funds were estimated to have launched in the 1st Qtr 2021 – the highest number of new launches seen since 4th Qtr ...
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