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Like Old Soldiers, Independents Don’t Die Just Fade Away

02/15/2016
Industrials analyst Brian Langenberg, who spent over a dozen years as an independent equity analyst, has transitioned to other pursuits. Technically his independent research firm, Langenberg & Company is still ...

Stock Slump Prompts Analyst Layoffs at Oppenheimer & Evercore

02/15/2016
A few weeks ago, investment banks Oppenheimer Holdings and Evercore Partners decided to slash a number of research analysts from their staffs in response to declining equity commission and underwriting ...
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LifeSci Advisors Apologizes For Party That Outraged Biotech Industry

02/12/2016
LifeSci Advisors, a healthcare investor relations consultancy which offers paid-for research, is apologizing to the biotech industry for hiring slinky models for an after-party it organized during a recent industry ...
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UK Small Cap Specialist Peel Hunt Hires Morgan Stanley Analyst

02/12/2016
Peel Hunt LLP, a UK small cap specialist broker, hired a Morgan Stanley healthcare analyst as it added healthcare to the sectors it covers. Amy Walker joins the firm from ...
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London Unbundling Notes, Conclusion: Who Gets Cut?

02/12/2016
In this fourth and final article on the London pre-MiFID environment, let’s look at how unbundling might impact the research provider landscape. The previous note examined research spending post-MiFID, which ...
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Hedge Funds Struggle in January

02/11/2016
Hedge funds posted weak performance during January, though they outdid underlying markets over the same period, due in large part to steep declines in Asian financial markets. January Hedge Fund ...
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Bulge Cash Equities Headcount Hit Hardest

02/11/2016
Industry consulting firm Coalition, which tracks the investment banking industry, estimates equities front office headcount fell 16% from 2010 to 2015, according to an article in Kogonuso. Total equities front ...
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UBS Expands Primary Research Unit

02/11/2016
UBS Evidence Lab, a primary research unit associated with UBS Investment Research, is recruiting to fill four positions, each representing a different facet of its primary research toolkit. UBS Evidence ...
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London Unbundling Notes, Part 3: Will Research Spending Shrink?

02/10/2016
In this third article on the London pre-MiFID environment, I’ll focus on a topic very much on the mind of research producers of all varieties: will the new research payment ...
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Former Jefferies Analyst Starts Merger Research Boutique

02/10/2016
A former Jefferies M&A strategist has set up his own research boutique focused on European risk arbitrage. London-based Manalo LLP (www.manalo-llp.com) incorporated in January 2016, and founder Roderick Manalo is ...
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