FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, announced a strategic relationship with Eagle Alpha.  Eagle Alpha enables asset managers to obtain alpha from alternative data. Through this relationship, FactSet and Eagle Alpha will help clients better understand the alternative data landscape and increase the utilization of unique, non-traditional datasets.

FactSet’s seamlessly integrated content provides clients with global coverage, deep history, and unparalleled transparency. From quotes and news to fundamentals and estimates, clients can integrate this data with their own proprietary data. Now coupled with Eagle Alpha’s alternative data solutions and layered with FactSet’s flexible analytics platform, asset managers have access to a powerful solution that offers new opportunities to drive alpha.

Eagle Alpha’s alternative data solutions include Thought Leadership that keeps asset managers on top of best practice regarding how to obtain alpha from alternative data, a Data Insights offering that provides actionable insights based on alternative datasets and a Data Sourcing solution that aggregates alternative datasets worldwide.

About Eagle Alpha
Eagle Alpha was founded in 2012 with the sole focus of enabling asset managers to obtain alpha from alternative data. Asset management clients include quantitative funds, discretionary hedge funds and traditional mutual funds from around the world. We are a recognised leader in the alternative data space. We regularly host flagship events on alternative data in New York, London and Hong Kong, we author some of the most highly regarded content on the topic, and we have been heavily referenced in alternative data primers by the largest investment banks in the world. Our vision is to be the “go-to’ firm for the alternative data needs of asset managers.

Source: FactSet Press Release