Liquidnet, a global institutional investment network, continues expansion of its artificial intelligence (AI) investment analytics platform with the acquisition of Prattle, a provider of automated investment research solutions for portfolio managers and research analysts. The agreement builds on Liquidnet’s acquisition of RSRCHXchange, an aggregator of institutional research. In 2017, the company acquired OTAS Technologies. With Prattle’s NLP and data science technology, OTAS’s AI-driven analytics, and RSRCHXchange’s distribution platform, Liquidnet’s global network of asset managers will have access to investment analytics leveraging AI methodologies across both structured and unstructured data.
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Alternative data is emerging as a key component of buy-side firms’ efforts to seek out new investment opportunities, for many filling the gap left by the unbundling of sell-side research from execution. By tapping into unique, non-traditional data sets, hedge funds and quantitative fund managers hope to exploit unfound opportunities before they hit the mainstream....
Simulation technology specialist Simudyne has closed a $6 million Series A fundraising led by Barclays. The new funds will help Simudyne to continue to interact with the financial services sector while expanding the applications of its enterprise-ready software beyond bank stress testing, financial risk and contagion management. Simudyne’s solutions assist organisations to harness the power...
Now in its 3rd year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Data lineage has become a critical concern for data managers in capital markets as it is key to both regulatory compliance and business opportunity. The regulatory requirement for data lineage kicked in with BCBS 239 in 2016 and has since been extended to many other regulations that oblige firms to provide transparency and a data...