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Eagle Alpha provides solutions to both data vendors and data buyers. Established in 2012, Eagle Alpha is the pioneer connecting the universe of alternative data. We are the leading alternative data aggregation platform with supporting advisory services for vendors and buyers.

Upcoming Events & Key Content

Boston ’22 | June 23rd, 2022

Our 2022 Conference series continues as we go on the road to Boston on June 23rd! This upcoming event will focus on private markets including private equity, venture capital, corporates (M&A), and consultants. This one-day event will bring together, private equity, consulting firms, and corporate buyers for a day of masterclass panels exploring the application of alternative data for insights, data delivery, and due diligence, portfolio company exercises, and how external data is integrated into corporate M&A and much more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to schedule one-to-one meetings with data vendors that offer strong dataset applications for private markets. In our first-ever conference for private markets, in Boston, we dive into the next big application and expansion of the alternative data industry into growth equity, venture capital, real estate, credit, due diligence for M&A, and value creation. Join us on June 23rd for industry intelligence and subject matter expertise, a day of introductions, business development, and networking.

EPFR Informa Financial Intelligence – “Euro zone inflation to burn hotter, but ECB rates to stay on ice”

EPFR Informa Financial Intelligence – “Euro zone inflation to burn hotter, but ECB rates to stay on ice”

Inflation forecasts for 2022 saw a steady increase across Europe last year, driven in part by bottlenecks in supply chains, and rising energy and food prices. For EPFR-tracked Europe Regional bond funds, the extent of this peak in consumer price expectations across European countries has been reflected by a more pronounced downturn in Active vs Passive fund positioning. Active fund manager sentiment towards countries with higher forecasts, such as the UK, has become more bearish compared against 2020 end-of year allocations. In this example, the spread between these fund groups dropped from +2.9%to -10.5%.

Tracking Supply Chain Disruptions with Alternative Data

Tracking Supply Chain Disruptions with Alternative Data

Over the past two years, alternative data sources have proven to offer hugely effective and timely insights for companies wanting to understand the impact of Covid-19. Coming into the winter holiday season, and following on from Black Friday and Thanksgiving, the cracks in the global supply chain have proven to have a devastating impact on commercial sectors, but also disrupting other sectors via a knock-on-effect. Due to this, many industries are now turning to alternative data to further understand this impact.

Eagle Alpha Spotlight – Supply Chain Data

Eagle Alpha Spotlight – Supply Chain Data

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a variety of interesting trends, some of which have created both opportunities and challenges for many organizations globally. Alternative data sources have proven to offer hugely impactful and timely insights for companies wanting to understand the impact of Covid-19 on verticals such as eCommerce (consumer transaction data, social media, etc.), travel, and hospitality (mobility data, geolocation, etc.), among many others. However, two years on, and as we enter the holiday season, organizations are relying on alternative data sources to understand how the global supply chain will be affected this year. This paper outlines the importance of alternative data sources in the understanding of global supply chains, considering some of the more unique and unstructured datasets that are available to global teams.

Letter From Niall Hurley, CEO | 2021 Year in Review

Letter From Niall Hurley, CEO | 2021 Year in Review

Welcome to our “2021 Year In Review”. Given Eagle Alpha’s role as the leading alternative data aggregator and advisor, this year’s review will be both insightful into the major themes we observed in 2021 and, as importantly, be inspirational and thought-provoking in how you approach alternative data in 2022.

Alternative Data: The Source of ESG Truth

Alternative Data: The Source of ESG Truth

Coming soon – our report exploring alternative data – the source of ESG truth. Investors need to be very careful about how they interpret self-reported ESG data. ​Not all ESG controversies are the same​An “outside-in” approach provides a more balanced perspective​. Alternative data is particularly valuable at plugging data gaps in the social factor.​ A data-driven ESG approach can enable more informed engagement with companies. Alternative data can help plug gaps in regulatory reporting requirements.

Alternative Data in Emerging Markets Asia  Copy

Alternative Data in Emerging Markets Asia Copy

Emerging Markets Asia, and China, in particular, have become a hotbed of activity for alternative data. At Eagle Alpha, we are seeing rocketing demand for data from the region. Initially, this demand was from international managers looking to better understand dynamics on the ground in the region, but increasingly we are seeing local managers show more interest in alternative data. We are seeing the supply side of the market wakening up to this increased thirst for data. The data market in EM Asia is growing in size and sophistication.

Profiting From Data with Apptopia’s Jonathan Kay, CEO

Profiting From Data with Apptopia’s Jonathan Kay, CEO

Today’s episode features an interview with Jonathan Kay, Founder, and CEO of Apptopia – a global leader in mobile market intelligence. Jonathan founded Apptopia in 2011 as a competitive intelligence tool for companies with few avenues to digitally benchmark themselves against peers. Now, Apptopia provides accurate estimates of downloads, revenue, and usage for all mobile apps to a wide range of clients, with financial services being the fastest-growing client segment. Jonathan explains Apptopia’s data gathering process, partnering with app developers and collecting billions of publicly available metadata points for their relational algorithms. Additionally, they talk about growth in private markets, the importance of a robust compliance process when dealing with data sources in the media spotlight, regional variations for mobile app data, and what’s to come in 2022. Please enjoy this dialogue between Jonathan Kay, and your host, Niall Hurley.

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