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ESG, Textual and Movement Data Lead Alternative Data Interest During COVID Pandemic

By Warren Breakstone, Managing Director and Chief Product Officer of Data Management Solutions, S&P Global Market Intelligence. As market participants work to understand their risk, uncover new opportunities, and try to make sense of the current state in the midst of COVID-19, there appears to be a heavier reliance on new sources of insight where…

Can EQT Partners Repeat $3 Billion BvD Flip with Rimes Investment?

Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners has emerged as the mystery suitor behind talk that managed data management specialist Rimes Technologies was up for sale. EQT is best known in the data management space as the investor that in 2014 acquired entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk (BvD) and flipped it three years later to…

Nasdaq Acquires OneReport to Accelerate ESG Reporting and Workflow Solution

Nasdaq has acquired OneReport, a privately-held provider of corporate responsibility and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data management and reporting services. OneReport will accelerate the delivery of Nasdaq’s recently announced ESG reporting and workflow solution, to be named Nasdaq OneReport. The platform is available to companies as part of the suite of solutions offered by…

Unlocking the Value of Supply Chain Data

By: Gregory Van Droogenbroeck, head of enterprise reference data; Mark Schwartz, global data product manager for supply chain; and Tom Lagerman, supply chain data analyst, at Bloomberg. A growing number of investors are exploring supply chains’ potential for fresh insights and actionable information on companies, industries, sectors and asset classes. They’re betting the data on…

Future of Sustainable Data Alliance Drives Capital Markets Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Refinitiv has established the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance with the objective of accelerating the mobilisation of capital into sustainable finance. The alliance will address the question: What data do investors and governments need to meet the requirements of both regulators and customers for sustainable investments and products in pursuit of the 2030 Agenda. It…

Style Analytics Adds Sustainalytics ESG Data to Analyse Climate Related Portfolio Risk

Interest in financial stability and provision of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data continues to rise with Style Analytics, a provider of factor-based portfolio and market analytical tools for investment professionals, expanding its ESG factor analysis tool with the addition of carbon risk ratings and emissions data from Sustainalytics, a dedicated provider of ESG research,…

ICE Data Services Partners BofA to Provide ESG Reference Data Service

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Data Services has joined the growing ranks of providers offering environmental, social and governance (ESG) data services. The company is working with Bank of America (BofA) Global Research as a development partner for an ESG reference data service, which it plans to bring to market in the second half of 2020. ICE…

Moody’s Acquires Climate Data Specialist

Moody’s Corporation has acquired a majority stake in Berkeley, CA-based Four Twenty Seven, a provider of provider of data, intelligence, and analysis related to physical climate risks, as part of its wider strategy to develop transparent and consistent standards for evaluating ESG risk. The new acquisition will operate under its existing brand as an affiliate…

London Stock Exchange Acquires Beyond Ratings

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has acquired Beyond Ratings, a provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data for fixed income, as part of continued investment in its Information Services business, which includes FTSE Russell. The acquisition offers an opportunity for LSEG to build out its multi-asset data and analytics capabilities by commercialising Beyond Ratings’…

Workplace Diversity Makes Positive Impact on Bottom Line, Acquiring Talent, Client Service

Whatever your organisation’s commitment to diversity in the workplace, the evidence is stacking up to suggest diversity initiatives are no longer a ‘nice to have’, but an imperative for business development and growth – and the time to act is now. Research carried out recently by Broadridge Financial Solutions looked at the impact of diversity…