Asset Managers Likely Overestimating Their Alt Data Capabilities

UBS Asset Management’s CDO & Element22's founder look at some of the challenges facing the alt data space.

The hardships faced by the buy-side these days are no secret—there’s the rise of passive investing, tightening margins and rising costs. And it’s also no secret that in order to find new sources of alpha, buy-side firms are increasingly looking to incorporate alternative datasets into their investment processes. Nevertheless, asset managers are still struggling with how to tap value from these products.

A year after data and analytics advisory firm Element22 released a white paper benchmarking

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