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  • EMIR/Dodd Frank – award for Best Entity Data Solution goes to Alacra

    09 Oct 2014

    New York & London: Alacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, was announced today as the winner of the EMIR/Dodd Frank Best Entity Data Solution at the annual Data Management Summit held in London this week. With over 300,000 users at more than 200 institutions, Alacra maintains and provides the most in-depth and broadest databases of legal entity and reference data available, allowing firms to substantially increase efficiencies and reduce costs. It enables institutions to meet their global regulatory obligations for customer identification, know-you-customer, ongoing monitoring and vendor risk management. Read more...


    CounterpartyLink and Alacra, Inc. Extend Services to Accelerate Customer On-Boarding

    19 Feb 2014

    New York – February 19, 2014 – CounterpartyLink (CPL), the trusted source of evidence-based legal entity intelligence, today announces that it has teamed-up with Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions and professional service firms, to offer CPL legal entity intelligence within Alacra Compliance Enterprise (ACE), Alacra’s award-winning client on-boarding workflow tool. Read more...


    Alacra Shares the Periodic Table of Business Research Databases

    19 Sep 2013

    New York – September 19, 2013 – Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions and professional service firms announced the release of the Alacra Periodic Table of Business Research Databases. The new periodic table is the latest in a series of web tools for understanding the information world. The Periodic Table of Business Research Databases helps people seeking reliable business information for building an investment case. Read more...


    Alacra Compliance Enterprise Receives Positive Review from FreePint

    1 Aug 2013

    FreePint reviewer Sophie Alexander described the service as “an easy product to use and the latest release includes several improved features that allow users to better screen, onboard, and monitor clients.” The review, entitled “Lowering the Cost of Compliance with Alacra Compliance Enterprise” walks through each of the key workflow sections of the tool, including the Investigation Queue, Entity Search, Investigation, Investigation Report, and Management Statistics. Read more...


    Alacra Compliance Remediation Calculator Helps Compliance Professionals

    11 Jul 2013

    Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions and professional service firms announces the release of the new Alacra Compliance Remediation Calculator. The new Calculator is designed to assist executives in understanding the cost of remediating or “refreshing” onboarded client information. Read more...


    Alacra Releases the Periodic Table of FATCA Acronyms

    21 Jun 2013

    Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions and professional service firms announced the release of "The Periodic Table of FATCA Acronyms." Read more...


    Experian teams with Alacra

    05 Feb 2013

    Experian teams with Alacra to provide business credit reports to AlacraStore.com and Alacra Premium users.Read more...


    Alacra Partners with NominoData

    06 Dec 2012

    Alacra Partners with NominoData to provide enhanced due diligence tool via Alacra Compliance. Read more...


    Alacra releases Best Practices in KYC for Financial Institutions white paper

    12 Nov 2012

    Alacra announces the release of its “Best Practices in KYC for Financial Institutions” white paper detailing observations gleaned by Alacra during multiple compliance workflow engagements. Read more...


    Alacra Launches Alacra Authority File

    09 Sept 2012

    A new cost-effective solution for clean entity reference data, LEI preparation and accelerated KYC onboarding and remediation. Read more...


    Alacra Releases The Periodic Table of Entity and Security Identifiers

    05 Sep 2012

    “With progress being made on the Global Legal Entity Identifier, we thought it would be helpful to take an inventory of all the entity and security identifiers being used on the Street,” said Steve Goldstein, CEO of Alacra. “Customers come to Alacra to help them with their mapping challenges and this periodic table illustrates the range of identifiers that may need to be mapped at a given firm.” Read more...


    Alacra Releases The Periodic Table of Bank Regulation and Compliance

    23 May 2012

    “I can't keep track of all these financial regulations!” Alacra had heard that lamentation more times than they could count. In an effort to help financial services firms keep track of global regulations, their impact and the evolving industry jargon, Alacra created The Periodic Table of Bank Regulation & Compliance. On this extensive and interactive tool, you will find pop up information on many of the most commonly used acronyms in banking regulation. Read more...


    Alacra Compliance Wins SIIA CODiE Award

    26 Jan 2011

    Alacra, a leading provider of online business information solutions today announced that Alacra Compliance has been named the 2011 Software and Information Industry Association CODiE award winner for “Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow.” Read more...


    Alacra Pulse Wins 2 SIIA CODiE Awards

    11 Feb 2010

    Alacra, Inc. a leading provider of online business information solutions, announced that Alacra Pulse was named a SIIA 2010 CODiE Award Winner in TWO categories: Best Online Business Information Service and Best Online News Service. Read more...


    Alacra Adds Morningstar to its Premium Content

    24 Mar 2009

    Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of online business information solutions, today announced the addition of Morningstar equity research and data reports to its list of more than 160 well-regarded databases. Read more...


    Alacra licenses RDC GRID database for Compliance

    20 Oct 2008

    Compliance professionals at financial institutions and other organizations can now access more than five million risk-relevant records that ensure compliance with Know Your Customer laws, thanks to a new operating agreement announced today by Regulatory Data Corp. International (RDC). Read more...


    Alacra Book Wins SIIA CODiE Awards

    2 Jun 2008

    Alacra, Inc. a leading provider of online business information solutions, today announced that Alacra Book, a dynamic electronic publishing application, has been named the SIIA 2008 CODiE Award Winner for Best Solution Integrating Content Into Workflow. This category recognizes technologies that help customers increase the value of their content subscriptions by providing applications to use that content within their daily workflow. Read more...


    Alacra Concordance Offers 402% ROI According To New Study

    2 Jun 2008

    Alacra Concordance, a solution that allows financial institutions and professional service firms to smoothly integrate disparate financial and corporate information, offered users a 402 percent return on investment, according to a new commissioned study – The Total Economic Impact? of Alacra Concordance – conducted by Forrester Consulting, an independent research firm, on behalf of Alacra. In addition, the study found that Alacra Concordance paid for itself within two months of use, and offered a total net value close to $2 million. Read more...


    Alacra Launches Alacra Compliance

    16 Mar 2006

    Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of online business information solutions, announced today the release of its latest web-based workflow tool, Alacra Compliance. Alacra Compliance helps financial institutions employ a consistent, comprehensive and documented process for Customer Identification Programs (CIP), Know-Your-Customer (KYC) efforts and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD). Read more...


    Alacra Launches The Alacra Wiki

    21 Sep 2005

    Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of online business information solutions, announced today the launch of the Alacra Wiki (www.alacrawiki.com), a free website designed to help people find the world’s best sources of business information. The Alacra Wiki provides descriptions and links to an array of in-depth business and financial databases ranging from archival news services to industry-specific directories. Read more...


    Alacra Launches The Alacra Store

    16 Aug 2005

    Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of online business information solutions, announced today the launch of the Alacra Store (www.alacrastore.com), The Premium Business Information Source™. The Alacra Store is an -commerce website offering business professionals access to reports from many of Alacra’s premier database providers. Read more...


    Oxford Analytica and Alacra, Inc. Link Up

    19 Sep 2003

    In a major move, a leading provider of international political analysis and a premier online provider of global business and financial information are teaming up. From October 1st, Oxford Analytica will make its daily analysis of global political and economic developments available through Alacra, a leading aggregator of business intelligence. Read more...


    Alacra Secures Additional $4 million in Financing

    28 Jan 2002

    Alacra, a leading global provider of business and financial information, announced today it received $4 million in third-round funding. The participants in the round were Barra, JP Morgan Partners, Flatiron Partners and Franklin Capital. Read more...


    Alacra receives $11 million from Flatiron Partners-LED Group of Investors

    25 April 2000

    Alacra, Inc. (formerly Data Downlink Corporation), a leading Web-based provider of business and financial information, announced today that it has secured $11 million in financing from several prominent investors, including Flatiron Partners, Chase Capital Partners, Franklin Capital Corporation and BARRA, Inc. Read more...


    Flatiron Partners and Chase Capital Partners to invest $4 Million in Data Downlink Corporation

    7 Jun 1999

    Alacra, Inc. (formerly Data Downlink Corporation), a leading web-based provider of business and financial information, announced today that it has secured $4 million in financing from Flatiron Partners and Chase Capital Partners. Read more...


  • Alacra will be sponsoring the A-Team Group's Data Management Summit

    8 October, 2014, America Square Conference Centre, London


    Alacra will be sponsoring the AMLP Forum - 8th Annual European AML & Financial Crime Conference

    22-23 October, 2014, Merchant Taylors’ Hall, London


    Alacra will be exhibiting, sponsoring and speaking at FIMA 2014

    29 12 - 13 November, 2014, QE11 Centre, London