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Quant Insight Secures Funding to Expand in US and Develop Macro Analytics Platform

Quant Insight (Qi), a London-based macro research firm, has completed a funding round that will support expansion in the US and Asia, and stimulate product development. Over 80% of the multi-million dollar funding came from Qi’s clients, including sizeable investments from Alan Howard (Brevan Howard Asset Management) and Jens-Peter Stein (Stone Milliner Asset Management). Qi…

A-Team Group Reveals Winners of 2018 Intelligent Trading Technology Awards

The winners of this year’s A-Team Group Intelligent Trading Technology (ITT) Awards have been revealed, with winning solution and service providers named across categories from best cloud-based trading environment to best trading analytics platform and best consolidated market data feed. Consultancy categories covered best specialist trading technology consultancy and best specialist market data consultancy. A…

Data Management for Compliance, Business Performance and Reduced Costs

Regulatory compliance is non-negotiable, business performance is crucial, and pressure on costs is continual. So, how can you source and manage data once for both compliance and performance, and how can you contain costs? These questions and more were addressed during a recent A-Team Group webinarhosted by A-Team editor Sarah Underwood and joined by Dessa Glasser,…

Improving Operational Efficiency in the Data Management Process

By: Hugo Boer, Senior Product Manager, Asset Control As the financial services industry starts to harness a raft of new data sources for fast, effective and usable insights, the bottleneck for financial institutions becomes how well they really understand their data management processes. How many firms, for example, can answer the following questions: Do we…

Neudata Names Jan Scibor-Kaminski as Managing Director

Alternative data specialist Neudata has named Jan Scibor-Kaminski as managing director. He was previously in the same role at Structured Retail Products, a data business for the structured products industry and part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor group, and has also worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and for Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Neudata doesn’t…

Neudata Names Alternative Data Specialist Ian Webster as Senior Vice President

Alternative data specialist Ian Webster has joined Neudata as senior vice president with a remit to build relationships with the company’s buy-side investment management clients and expand its work with alternative data providers seeking to monetise their data. Webster holds an MA in Mathematics from the University of Oxford and a Saltire Fellowship in Entrepreneurship…

FactSet and Quantopian Partner to Deliver Enterprise Data Analysis Platform for Quants

FactSet and Quantopian, a crowd sourced asset manager and provider of an open source quantitative finance platform, have formed a strategic relationship to deliver Quantopian Enterprise, a data analysis solution that allows quants to research, test and simulate how investment algorithms will perform in the real world. To support this, the relationship combines Quantopian’s open…

Quant Insight Adds Predata Geopolitical Predictive Risk Signals to Analysis Framework

Quant Insight and Predata have partnered to add Predata’s global geopolitical risk signals from its predictive analytics platform to Quant Insight’s quantitative macro analysis framework and processes. The aim of the partnership is to give institutional investors and traders a better grasp on political, financial and economic factors driving asset prices, and insight to help…

Highlights of A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit

Last week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit covered hot topics from the evolution of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role to the unfinished business of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), the outstanding data management challenges of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the potential of technologies including cloud, machine learning and artificial…

Data Management Summit Innovation Showcase Presents The Investment Data Utility

Join us tomorrow at our London Data Management Summit to find out how to make data an opportunity rather than a risk, what still needs to be done to ensure Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) compliance, how to make the most of alternative data and next generation analytics, the latest technologies adding…