In a recent white paper entitled Evolution in Asset Management, SEI pointed out that 70 per cent of US fund managers are currently looking to deploy advanced analytics in the front-office. The field of data science and machine learning-based data analysis is helping to transform how fund managers think about data to gain a competitive edge.
Research & Analytics
Fund data management platform Kneip has named Hugues Delcourt as Chairman of the Board whilst founder and previous Chairman, Bob Kneip, moves into the role of Vice-Chairman.
Proteus, an Indianapolis-based alternative investment technology firm, has partnered with Callan, an institutional investment consulting firm to provide alternatives due diligence expertise and streamline the approval of funds available on the Proteus platform.
Kania Advisors, a London-based research and advisory firm focused exclusively on institutional real assets allocations and investment programmes, is expanding its analytics suite to combine the firm’s sector specific factor-based solutions with AI methods to include forward-looking information flow.
Thasos, an alternative data intelligence firm that transforms location information from mobile phones worldwide into real-time, objective and actionable insights, is to offer geolocation data on FactSet’s Open:FactSet Marketplace (OFM).
Scope Analysis, a specialist in the analysis and rating of asset management companies and certificate issuers, as well as mutual funds and alternative investment funds, has published an updated Asset Management Rating Methodology for Alternative Investments.
JP Morgan Asset Management has added a new publication to its Market Insights Program; the 2019 Guide to Alternatives. Much like its sister publication, the Guide to the Markets, the Guide to Alternatives is designed to provide an objective analysis of the key themes impacting alternative asset classes.
London-based asset management consultancy, MJ Hudson, has acquired Amaces, a data and analytics firm, which provides tools and consulting services to help institutional investors benchmark and monitor the cost and quality of the investor services they receive from their custodian banks.
Traditional ‘one size fits all’ benchmark reports are no longer satisfying real estate investors’ needs for effective and insightful analytics and data, according to MSCI Inc, a provider of indexes, portfolio construction, risk management tools and services for global investors.
CAMRADATA, a provider of data and analysis for institutional investors, has launched a Private Markets Database giving investors who are looking for more diversification in their investments access to a new private markets screen within CAMRADATA Live.