Is APAC the Hidden Gem of Alternative Data?

August 13, 2020

See the Webinar that took place on August 13th as Girish Nair, MD Global and Asia Pac Quantitative Strategist at BoFa, James Sullivan, MD Asia Equity Research at J.P. Morgan, and our own Aakarsh Ramchandani discussing the Alternative Data challenges and opportunities for APAC markets.

At RavenPack we experience a growing interest from investors dedicated to the APAC markets, that’s why we recently opened offices in Singapore in Sydney. In this webinar, experts share their insights and experiences with alternative data with the audience.

The discussion covers the following topics, plus many more:

  • Alternative Data landscape in APAC
  • Regional Challenges in consuming, evaluating & finding value in Alt Data APAC
  • How has COVID-19 altered perception and utility of Alt Data Signals
  • Investment decision making in retail heavy Chinese Equity Markets
  • Future of Sentiment in APAC - Locality, Language, Sources

When :
Thursday, August 13th, 2020
15:00 - 15:45 HKT & China Standard Time
17:00 - 17h45 AEST
08:00 - 08:45 BST

on the GoToWebinar platform


James Sullivan JP Morgan
James Sullivan
Managing Director, Asia ex-Japan Equity Research
J.P. Morgan

James Sullivan is Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Asia ex-Japan Equity Research and Head of APAC Telco Research, holding Asia-based roles in research and fund management since 1998 with leading firms inclusive of Citadel, Millennium, Oaktree, and Credit Suisse. He has been awarded WSJ's Best on the Street award, been named to Global Telecom Business' Top 40 under 40, and earned consistent Telecom sector Institutional Investor rankings. James is a frequent guest host on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Channel News Asia.

Girish Nair BofA
Girish Nair
Managing Director, Global and Asia Pac Quantitative Strategy
Bank of America

Girish Nair Ph.D. is a member of the Global Quantitative Strategy team. He joined BofA in 2004 in Australia, and spent five years in Hong Kong (2010-15) to leverage the Quantitative team’s coverage. Girish previously worked for Ord Minnett in Sydney as a Business/Systems Analyst. Prior to that, he worked as a Financial Analyst/Programmer with a number of global securities houses. Girish received his Ph.D. in Data science from Western Sydney University, Australia, MBA from the University of Technology Sydney, and BBA in Managerial Accounting/IT from Gujarat University and an Advanced Diploma in Software Engineering from Aptech, India. He has published numerous executive journals, academic papers and has contributed chapters for data-science related books. He is currently based in Sydney.

Aakarsh Ramchandani RavenPack
Aakarsh Ramchandani
SVP, Corporate Strategy

Aakarsh Ramchandani runs Corporate Strategy at RavenPack, overseeing RavenPack's strategic investments and launching new revenue generation initiatives. Prior to this, Aakarsh was the Director of Product & Strategy at Third Point, a $15Bn Event-Driven Hedge Fund, where he co-founded and led their data science team. Aakarsh was previously Senior Product Manager at FactSet where he was responsible for re-architecting & launching FactSet's web-based analytics platform servicing over 100,000 enterprise clients. Aakarsh came to FactSet from Revere Data, where he led their Sales & Products efforts and transformed the company into a high margin alternative data business.

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