RADiENT Blog

2021 Year in Review

2021 brought hope for global economic growth following 2020’s covid caused downturn, largely tied to the development and widespread deployment of COVID-19 vaccines. In this blog, we take a look at the performance of macro-economic indicators and broad indices, and other important events of 2021.

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An Overview of SPAC Activity in 2021

SPACs are known to give venture capital like experience in the public markets which attract amateurs seeking their inner Elon Musk. But it rarely seems to be working for the retail crowd. Originally invented 25 years ago for smaller companies to access the capital they would otherwise have...

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Industry Insights: Dimensional Fund Advisors

Founded in 1981, Dimensional Fund Advisors has a long history of applying academic research to practical investing. The investment management company bases its investing strategies on economic theory and research generated within the hallowed halls of institutions like the University of Chicago,...

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Reviewing Popular Mutual Fund Managers of 2021

In our previous blogs, we looked at some of the best hedge funds and their managers. In this blog, we take a deeper look at some of the top-performing fund managers of actively managed mutual funds.

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RADiENT announces Advisory Board

We are excited to announce our Advisory Board!

The Advisory Board consists of industry-leading investment management experts and senior financial services executives, who will provide the RADiENT team with strategic guidance to develop its investment analytics and research platform into the...

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Q3 13F Activity and Performance of Hedge Funds

Q3’ 2021 Form 13F filings are out!

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Form NPORT Insights: Debt Funds in 2020 and 2021

Form N-PORT data holds comprehensive information on equity and debt funds, and the proportion of asset classes in their portfolio over time.

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13F Insights : Third Point and Sachem Head Capital

Following up from our previous blog on – Greenlight, Baupost and Icahn, we now explore the June 2021 13F filings made by two more hedge funds- Third Point and Sachem Head Capital.

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New Additions to Form ADV: Marketing Rule

In May 2021, the SEC introduced changes to the advertising and cash solicitation rule now referred to as the “Marketing Rule”—given in Rule 206(4)-1 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

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Bitcoin Frenzy – Which institutions have the largest crypto treasuries?

In March 2020, large investors bought bitcoin in sizeable blocks of more than $30 M each. This accelerated in October and reached its crest in early February 2021, when bitcoin was at a whopping $33,000. In April 2021, Coinbase, a prominent cryptocurrency platform revealed that these investors were...

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6 charts that show N-PORT is the future of portfolio analytics

Form N-PORT, introduced in 2019 by the SEC, is required to be filed by all registered management investment companies and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) organized as Unit Investment Trusts, quarterly. The form discloses comprehensive fund information such as

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Datasets on Snowflake : Fixed Income Holdings from N-PORT Filings

RADiENT released its maiden fixed income dataset on Snowflake.

Besides complete portfolio information, this dataset also contains details on performance, fund flows, and realized and unrealized gains.

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Data Solutions from RADiENT

The RADiENT platform acquires, integrates, and generates insights from financial and regulatory data. This data can be accessed by users using RADiENT's interface or by subscribing to our datasets and APIs. This data allows users to track private and public funds, analyze regulatory filings and...

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Rise of Marijuana Stocks in North America

Cannabis stocks have been gradually gaining popularity with investors. Cannabis is illegal at a federal level in the US, however, favourable legislation is sweeping over North America – several US states have legalized recreational marijuana over the last few years, and in October 2018, Canada...

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13F Q2 2021 - What changed for Greenlight, Baupost and Icahn

13F season has just ended! RADiENT has aggregated 13F filings across 4889 filers, with Vanguard Group Inc being the largest filer ($4T). 

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