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US IPO Activity Rebounds in April

05/02/2019
Following weak US IPO activity during March, the number of IPOs priced rebounded to 16 deals in April, the highest monthly number of IPOs seen since last October when 22 ...
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Study: MiFID II Saps European Fund Performance

05/02/2019
US-based funds, largely exempt from MiFID II’s onerous unbundling regulation, outperformed equivalent European-based funds as MiFID II has gone into effect, according to a study by Evercore ISI and Frost ...
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Macquarie Continues Downsizing Cash Equities with Canadian Exit

05/01/2019
After reducing its London-based cash equities staff last year, Macquarie Capital is shutting down its Canadian cash equities business.  For a commodities-oriented firm like Macquarie, the move intimates broader restructuring ...
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First Quarter 2019 Bellwether Research Valuations Rebound from Fourth Quarter

04/30/2019
According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the international M&A advisor, average valuations in the first quarter of 2019 for large publicly traded research and ...
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Alternative Data Firm Orbital Insight White Labels Analysis to Airbus

04/29/2019
Airbus Defence and Space has integrated Orbital Insight’s algorithms into its platform offering access to its extensive library of satellite images.  For Orbital Insight, a leading geospatial analysis company, the ...

Ex-S&P Analyst Found Guilty of Insider Trading

04/29/2019
Recently, a Manhattan federal jury took a little over two hours to find former Standard & Poor’s credit analyst, Sebastian Pinto-Thomaz, guilty of illegally tipping two friends about the $9.3 ...
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Janney Acquires FIG Partners

04/26/2019
Mid-tier investment bank Janney Montgomery Scott acquired community banking specialist FIG Partners as it seeks to expand its financial sector coverage.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  FIG Partners ...
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Franklin Templeton Planning to Cut 5% of Staff

04/25/2019
Earlier this week, San Mateo, California-based Franklin Resources recently sent an internal memo to staff announcing that it plans to cut up to 5% of its workforce in an effort ...
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RMS Provider Alphametry Goes Live

04/25/2019
A year and a half after first pivoting to focus on research management solutions, Paris-based research portal Alphametry announced that it has deployed its RMS platform at DNCA Finance, an ...
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Q1 2019 US Bulge Equities Revenues Fall 21%

04/24/2019
Equities trading in the first quarter of 2019 was off by one-fifth compared to last year for the largest US banks, as 2019 promises to be a tougher year than ...
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