Marks Significant Global Expansion of Sell-Side Contributors to Meet Growing Needs of Visible Alpha’s Client Base
NEW YORK, NY – Jan. 24, 2024 — Visible Alpha, a financial technology company that enhances the investment research process by surfacing additional value from sell-side analyst models, research reports and corporate access events, today announced the 200th sell-side institution contributing to the Visible Alpha Insights platform. The global expansion of Visible Alpha’s sell-side contributors aligns with growth of the company’s buy-side and corporate client base, helping to cultivate positive collaboration across the market through Visible Alpha’s products and services.
Visible Alpha partners with the world’s premier investment research organizations to empower market participants to leverage the insights of some of the best minds tasked with forecasting the future. Equity research teams from sell-side institutions contribute their full-working Excel models, research reports and corporate access events to Visible Alpha Insights to enable market participants to improve collaboration by surfacing meaningful value from key sell-side assets and optimize the investment research workflow. Sell-side institutions contributing to Visible Alpha benefit from increased line of sight into benchmarking estimates against the market, client usage, and extending global and regional reach of research assets.
“HSBC is pleased to work with Visible Alpha and appreciates the ability to serve clients by providing models in their venue of choice and by making our differentiated forecasts discoverable,” said David May, Global Head of Research, HSBC. “As a strategic investor in Visible Alpha, we recognized the company’s unique approach to leveraging forward-thinking services and solutions to extract meaningful value from key sell-side assets. We commend Visible Alpha on achieving this milestone and applaud their continued growth momentum.”
“Today’s news is a testament to Visible Alpha’s vision of creating mutually beneficial collaborations that drive investment edge on both sides of the Street,” said Mark Hale, CEO of Visible Alpha. “Since our commercial launch, Visible Alpha’s sell-side contributor base has grown nearly 400% and is on track to expand further by year’s end. We look forward to building upon our strong track record of growth and continuing to bring value to the market through our ecosystem partnerships on a global scale.”
Raj Hindocha, Global Research COO, UBS added, “UBS Sales and Research teams greatly benefit from leveraging Visible Alpha for models distribution and inclusion of consensus data in reports, notes and conversation. Congratulations to Visible Alpha on passing a key milestone in the continued growth of their business and product.”
Sell-side institutions joining Visible Alpha as contributors in the last 12 months include Absa Group Limited, Daiwa Securities, EF Hutton, Huatai Securities, JB Capital Markets, Nedbank Ltd, Northland Capital Markets, Pickering Energy Partners, SNB Capital, TP ICAP, and Zelman & Associates, among others. Learn more about Visible Alpha’s sell-side contributors here.
HSBC Holdings plc
HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of HSBC, is headquartered in London. HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 62 countries and territories. With assets of $3,021bn at 30 September 2023, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations.
UBS is a leading and truly global wealth manager and the leading universal bank in Switzerland. It also provides diversified asset management solutions and focused investment banking capabilities. With the acquisition of Credit Suisse, UBS manages 5.5 trillion dollars of invested assets as per second quarter 2023. UBS helps clients achieve their financial goals through personalized advice, solutions and products. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the firm is operating in more than 50 markets around the globe. UBS Group shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).