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Research is Sold, It Is Not Bought – Part 2

09/07/2010
New York, NY – Over the past nine months, a number of independent research firms have come to the realization that in order to rebuild their research businesses in the ...
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DISCERN – A New Alternative Research Provider

05/27/2010
Another alternative research provider emerged this week. Headed by seasoned Wall Street technology analyst, Harry Blount, DISCERN is run by ex-fundamental analysts that sit at the top of the information ...
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The Lehman Equity Research Playbook

04/06/2010
Lehman’s U.S. equity research department made the climb from obscurity to a top ranking twice in recent history, and now its successor has similar designs in Europe and Asia.  The ...

Hedgeye Goes Retail

01/20/2010
New York – Research Edge, a research firm which describes itself as a ‘virtual hedge fund’, announced that it is now targeting retail investors while changing its name to Hedgeye ...

Cleveland Rocks (and Researches)

01/22/2008
New York—Cleveland, the Rodney Dangerfield of American cities, has quietly become a hotbed of investment research.  By our count there are a dozen research firms based in Cleveland, a number ...

Silver Lake takes a Piece of Gerson Lehrman

12/20/2007
Yesterday, Gerson Lehrman Group announced that it had reached an agreement with Silver Lake Partners, a leading private equity firm in the technology space. The agreement calls for Silver Lake to ...

Do Buy Side Analysts Outperform the Sell Side?

09/05/2007
Buy side analysts demonstrate less accuracy in their buy/sell/hold recommendations than sell side analysts, according to a study conducted by professors at Harvard Business School.  The study tracked the recommendations ...

Deutsche Bank ReOrgs Research Again

10/18/2006
Another reorganization at Deutsche Bank in the research area is reflective of the search for the research value proposition on the sell side. Deutsche has restructured its research into three main ...

Gradient Analytics Stung Once Again

02/24/2006
According to an article published in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, independent research provider Gradient Analytics, has been named in a lawsuit brought by a publicly traded company accusing Gradient ...

Overstock.com Sues Hedge Fund and Indie Research Firm

08/16/2005
According to a press release published by the company last week, online retailer, Overstock.com, has filed suit against hedge fund Rocker Partners and research firm Gradient Analytics, claiming the companies conspired to ...
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