For Buy Side, ESG, Alt Data Are Necessary Cost to ‘Recapture Alpha’

Alternative and ESG datasets hold the promise of delivering better and more predictable returns for investors, but are some firms underestimating the amount of work required to integrate these into their strategies?

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Investment firms are increasingly seeking out sources of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and alternative data to deliver alpha, despite the associated costs and practical challenges of acquiring, managing and integrating the data into their investment strategies, according to a panel at the North American Buy-Side Technology Summit, hosted by WatersTechnology.

“By using alternative data, you can get so much more [insight]… than the limited information that a company makes available

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