What the FCA Got Right


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Welcome to Integrity's free ResearchWatch newsletter for the week of 07/01/2019.  A few of the key research and alternative data industry developments we wrote about last week include alt data firm 7Park's new product launch and expansion of their senior management team; Camgian Microsystem's push into the alternative data business; and, the collaboration between a few asset managers to host proprietary corporate access conferences (see below).

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What the FCA Got Right
Substantive Research, a UK-based independent research provider, recently held their second annual Unbundling Uncovered USA conference in New York City.  One topic addressed in the conference was the FCA's view that asset managers were over reliant on quantitative research evaluations...

Wedbush Securities Names New Director of Equity Research
A few weeks ago, Los Angeles-based investment bank, Wedbush Securities, announced the hiring of Kevin Merritt, CFA to the role of Managing Director, Director of Equity Research.  Mr. Merritt will ...

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Research Unbundling Conference a Resounding Success
Last Wednesday, over 400 delegates from the sell-side, buy-side, IRPs, alternative data providers, and regulators attended UK research firm Substantive Research's second annual New York conference called Unbundling Uncovered USA.  ...

Credit Suisse Adds Two Senior Analysts to European Equity Research Team
Despite the impact of MiFID II, global investment bank Credit Suisse, recently recruited two senior equity research analysts to join its London-based European equity research team. Credit Suisse's New Research Hires According ...

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Commodities Pricing Platform PanXchange Leverages Quandl, Adds Hemp Market Coverage
PanXchange, an over-the-counter cash trading platform for commodities, is distributing its pricing data for frac sand (hydraulic fracturing proppants) through Quandl.  The platform is also expanding its coverage into industrial ...

Large Buy-Side Firms Collaborate on Corporate Access
A year after we reported that large fund groups were recruiting in-house corporate access staff, five asset managers have gone the next step – setting up their own proprietary corporate ...

7Park Data Expands Executive Team and Launches Marketplace
7Park Data, a provider of alternative data, insight and analytics software, recently announced the addition of former GLG executive Jim Sharpe as COO to scale operations and lead go-to-market teams.  ...

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Sensor Firm Camgian Provides Alternative to Satellite Data
Camgian Microsystems, a firm whose main business is defense-related research and development, is making a major push into alternative data leveraging its expertise in sensor technology.  The firm launched a ...

Alternative Data Firm Orbital Insight Expands Product, Coverage and Locations
Continuing its flurry of new product development, alternative data provider Orbital Insight released benchmarks of oil inventories and refinery activity, while expanding its consumer sector coverage.  The firm also opened ...

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