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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 ...

BCA Research Partners With Policy Startup

02/10/2016
BCA Research, a leading macroeconomic research provider, has partnered with FiscalNote, a startup which mines US government data, to integrate policy information into BCA’s digital platform BCA Edge. The initial application ...
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Mizuho Hires Analysts From Morgan Stanley & Evercore ISI

02/09/2016
Mizuho Securities USA hired a Morgan Stanley REIT analyst as it continues its US equity research expansion. Haendel St. Juste joined the firm as Managing Director and Senior Equity Research ...
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Credit Suisse Equities Weathers Reorganization

02/09/2016
Credit Suisse restructured its equity sales and trading unit as part of a broader reorganization which favors its wealth management unit over its investment bank.  Despite the reorganization, the bank's ...
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Wall Street Layoffs Plunge in January

02/08/2016
Layoffs on Wall Street plunged in January following a surge the prior month as financial services executives remain cautious due to weak trading revenue, poor IPO volumes, and increased regulations. January ...
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London Unbundling Notes, Part 2: How Will Asset Managers Choose to Pay For Research Post-MiFID?

02/08/2016
In the previous article on the London pre-MiFID environment, I talked about the challenges facing asset managers as they gear up for the new research payment provisions under MiFID II ...
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Recent Poll Expects New European Regulation to Cut Research Spending

02/03/2016
Two thirds of asset managers and research providers expect spending on research to decline over the next three years thanks to new European regulation, according to a poll conducted at ...

Final MiFID II Rules Delayed Once Again…

02/01/2016
MiFID II’s final rules (i.e. delegated acts) which address a wide range of financial market topics including how asset managers can pay for investment research were expected to be released ...
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Stock Exchanges Enter Corporate Access Game

01/27/2016
Stock exchanges are likely to continue to increase services offered to asset managers, potentially in competition with the sell side.  A case in point is corporate access, which is a ...
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New Research Management Platform Hopes For MiFID II Boost

01/26/2016
A new research productivity platform is hoping to benefit from pending regulatory changes in Europe.  Feedstock is a London-based application which filters and prioritizes emails received by asset managers from ...