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Boutique Athlos Research Quietly Folds Into Consumer Edge Research

06/21/2016
Athlos Research, an independent fundamental investment research boutique covering the North American food & beverage industry, has merged with consumer sector specialist Consumer Edge Research as the Athlos founder has ...
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Rabobank Outsources Equity Research To Kepler Cheuvreux

06/21/2016
Dutch bank Rabobank is shutting down its proprietary equity research and will rely on research provided by Paris-based Kepler Cheuvreux, in a move that will likely be emulated by other ...
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Rising Trading Costs Will Make CSAs Less Appealing

06/20/2016
Greenwich Associates said sales-trader execution of single stocks rose to about 51% in the US -- the first increase since 2011, according to a Bloomberg article.  In Europe, sales traders ...
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New Quant Firm WhiteBox Seeks To Replicate Warren Buffett

06/20/2016
New quantitative research firm WhiteBox Quant released a revised version of its model based on academic research into components of the alpha generated by Berkshire Hathaway.  Founded by a former ...

GMO Cuts Fundamental Research Team And Shifts To Quantitative Research

06/20/2016
Recently, Boston-based asset management firm, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO), delivered pink slips to almost 10% of its global staff of 650 employees, according to a research report ...
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Strategy Platform ClearMacro Adds News Content

06/17/2016
Investment strategy platform ClearMacro has partnered with media platform EditorEye to add news and research content to its product offering. EditorEye, a London-based platform targeted to media companies for aggregating ...
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Expert Network Third Bridge Grew 37% In 2015

06/17/2016
London-based expert network Third Bridge Limited, formerly Cognolink, grew its revenues by 37% in 2015, according to financial statements recently filed with the UK’s registrar of companies.  Much of the ...
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SEC Charges Former Gov’t Official and Hedge Fund Manager in $32 mln Insider Trading Case

06/16/2016
The SEC announced recently that it had charged a former government official and two hedge fund managers for using deceptive means to collect and trade on material nonpublic information from ...
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Berenberg Hires US Equities Head As Part of US Equities Expansion

06/16/2016
Berenberg, a Hamburg-based private bank which grew its equity commission business 31% last year, hired a former BNY Convergex executive to head its US equity capital markets.  The move is ...
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Nomura Dumps US Equity Research On Instinet

06/16/2016
After announcing plans to ‘streamline’ US research in April, Nomura has now decided to integrate its remaining US equity research staff with its agency brokerage affiliate Instinet.   It is not ...
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