Boston, August 14, 2018 – With assets flowing away from actively managed investments and regulatory burdens increasing costs, some asset managers and hedge funds have been gradually introducing alternative data into their investment research and portfolio management process, seeking to gain a competitive edge when financial information is ubiquitous and investment analysis remains largely homogeneous. Is the industry at the precipice of a deep shift in how investment analysis is performed?
This report provides in-depth insights from the buy-side community on alternative data. Based on Aite Group interviews conducted with 22 buy-side market participants between March and May 2018, it highlights buy-side firms’ demand drivers for and current adoption of alternative data strategies as well as their priorities when selecting solution providers.
This 33-page Impact Report contains 23 figures and two tables. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report, the corresponding charts, and the Executive Impact Deck.