Natural Language Processing (NLP) can enhance ESG Investing in a variety of ways, from building alpha-generating strategies to monitoring controversy risk across portfolios.
Technology & software solutions
Most hedge fund managers have taken action to protect their firm’s data from external attacks. However, there is a growing recognition of the importance of shielding the firm from risks which can breed within the firm itself, and also protecting data in transit particularly in the hybrid working environment most of the world currently finds itself in.
By A Paris – The volatility experienced since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020 has largely been a positive development for alpha-hunting hedge fund managers who were able to take advantage of the arbitrage opportunities available. However, various market forces saw those at extreme ends of the investment approaches come under pressure – causing the convergence of quantitative and fundamental philosophies to rise in appeal.
OptionMetrics launches IvyDB Europe 3.0 with extended volatility surface to assess weekly options and complex trading strategies
OptionMetrics, an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, has released OptionMetrics IvyDB Europe 3.0m which offers new features for institutional investors and academia to assess extreme volatility and complex trading strategies.
DASH Financial Technologies (DASH), a US options technology and execution provider, has launched DASH360 Risk and DASH360 Allocations.
Arcesium, a global financial technology and professional services firm, has launched PerformASM, a performance allocations product designed to simplify the investor accounting process and reduce the risks, costs, and manual errors associated with typical spreadsheet-based fund accounting. PerformA is tailored for different client types, including hedge funds, fund administrators, and private equity firms.
Problem solvers: How Brevan Howard spin-out quant platform SIGTech is building a “data refinery” for hedge funds and asset managers
Spun out from Brevan Howard Asset Management in 2019, SIGTech is a London-based fintech company providing what founder and CEO Bin Ren (pictured) describes as a “next generation quant platform”.
Glue42, the company that delivers integrated desktop experiences to financial institutions globally, and Deephaven Data Labs, a start-up that provides capital markets participants with a next-generation data platform, are collaborating to reveal actionable insights from massive datasets.
Hurricane Capital Advisors (Hurricane Capital), a global alternative investment management platform, has launched its operations with SS&C Technologies' front-to-back office solution.
GTS, an electronic market maker across global financial instruments, is joining the Pyth Network, a decentralised financial market data distribution platform.