Emmett Kilduff: “This is important to investors but also to Central Banks which need to know are people going to the shops or not.”

As policymakers seek real time data on Covid-19, Eagle Alpha spent last week marketing to global central banks and treasuries

Eagle Alpha, an alternative data aggregator that has raised $9m, has carved out a niche supplying data to finance houses and fund managers. In recent weeks, however, it has been engaging with central banks and governments eager for faster information.

30th Mar, 2020 - 6 min read

Up until now, most of Eagle Alpha’s customers have been hedge funds, quant funds and asset managers.  There has also been a number of private equity houses conducting due diligence and corporations seeking customer insights. All were seeking extra data, insights that would give them an edge when trying to make money by trading, decode a new market or gauge the right price to bid for another company.

Now, however, Eagle Alpha, an alternative data aggregator that has raised $9 million from investors, has noticed an uptick in new clients, and is beginning to sell to international central banks and governments eager to get real-time insights into the...

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