RavenPack Partners with Alliance News to Provide Big Data Analytics to UK Focused Investors

July 25, 2016

RavenPack, the leading provider of big data analytics to financial institutions, is adding an essential source to their analytics platform by partnering with Alliance News, a real-time newsroom dedicated to the UK market.

London, July 25, 2016

Alliance News specializes in breaking news on all UK listed stocks, economic issues, central bank decisions and currencies. Their team focuses on uncovering stories and carrying out thorough fact checks in order to provide their clients with a reliable source of information for making decisions. RavenPack helps clients enhance returns, reduce risk and increase efficiency by systematically incorporating the effects of public information in their models or workflows.

RavenPack has incorporated the full historical news archive from Alliance News and will process all new content published in real-time as part of its big data analytics services. The additional insight provided by Alliance News will help financial professionals generate more alpha, manage headline risk more effectively, and even assist in market surveillance and compliance tasks.

“In order for UK focused investors to make good investment and trading decisions using big data analytics, the underlying content must be timely, relevant and consistent” said Armando Gonzalez, CEO of RavenPack. “By adding Alliance News to our content analysis platform, we help our clients uncover news and check facts affecting the UK in the timeliest manner.”

“We have long known RavenPack as an innovator in the field of news analytics, and Alliance News distinguishes itself with its universal coverage of all London Stock Exchange quoted companies,” said Alliance News Chief Executive Tom Waite. “The Brexit vote and its fallout have created a highly news-driven market in London, so the quick Alliance News reporting on corporate actions, broker ratings and public policy is more influential than ever”

About RavenPack

RavenPack is the leading provider of real-time news analysis services. Businesses rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing millions of news articles and social media posts and transforming them into real-time actionable data to help generate better returns, manage risk, or improve efficiency by systematically incorporating the effects of news in their business processes. The company's clients include some of the best performing quantitative investment firms, banks and financial technology providers in the world.

About Alliance News

Alliance News established its central London newsroom in 2013 to report on the London market and the companies listed there for investors and their advisors. The service is widely used by financial professionals, private investors and corporations. In addition to its coverage of UK listed stocks and funds, Alliance News includes news on blue-chip international stocks, earnings forecasts, broker ratings changes and political, economic and central bank news for the G7 plus China, Ireland and Switzerland.

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