Interviews, Quotes, Appearances
FundFire Interview: Asset Managers Slow to Use Tech to Simplify Database Reporting
In this October 9, 2019 article, Richard Jackson extols the virtues of automated data distribution to investment databases.
Investment Metrics and Jackson Analytics Announce a Strategic Partnership
Investment Metrics (IM), the leading provider of institutional investment performance analytics and reporting solutions for the institutional investment community, announced today their strategic partnership with Jackson Analytics, LLC to help streamline the asset manager data collection process and reduce the amount of time managers spend updating their data in the leading Investment Metrics Global Database.
Fund Fire Interview: Broadridge Taps Preqin to Target Inst’l Market with Alts Data
In this June 24, 2019 interview, Richard Jackson comments on the recent move by Broadridge Financial Solutions to expand its institutional reach through a partnership with Preqin to offer data on alternative investments.
Fund Fire Interview: Wellington Passes BlackRock as the Most Viewed Company on eVestment
In this April 8, 2019 interview, Richard Jackson comments on mistakes many managers make with regard to their consultant database strategy.
“Managers that only populate their data on a quarterly basis are missing the mark big time.“
FundFire Interview: Missing Out on Searches? These Database Errors Could be to Blame
“…Providing databases with detailed and up-to-date information on strategy holdings is how managers can prove they do what they say they do, explains Richard Jackson, president of Jackson Analytics, which provides data management and marketing services to asset managers.
“Data is the product, because what other tangible evidence do you have that there is a product?” Jackson says. “The data actually proves that whatever you say in narrative form you actually do. If you say you’re a small-cap manager and you don’t update your holdings, there’s no way to prove you’re a small-cap manager.”
Article: “Data is Your Product,”
by Richard Jackson
And that has big implications for investment managers who need to achieve critical mass in order to be profitable and grow their businesses to sustainable levels. In today’s digital world, your firm’s marketing data—performance record, attribution and analysis information, even your assets under management—is your product. That data is the evidence that proves that you are able to do what you say you do—and that you have been able to do it consistently, on an absolute and/or relative basis, over time.