Hedge Funds

Alpha Network aims to add trading ideas for U.S. managers


Alpha Network acts as a research database that pulls information from sell side and buy side firms, allowing fund managers to run filtered searches for equities and other instruments based on sectors or other customized criteria that portfolio managers can choose. The StreamVPN service has been available in Europe for some time, but has just now been formally introduced into the U.S., where hedge fund groups and brokerage groups have been identified as the likely subscribers.

Filters can be used by managers to focus on companies in certain industries, in certain geographical areas or by market cap. The research