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Mixed Wall Street Jobs Outlook in December

01/03/2019
Layoffs on Wall Street rose in December, while new hiring surged to the highest level seen since January of the year.  Consequently, annual layoffs totaled the highest level achieved in ...
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Research Funding Update: Capital Group Eats Research Costs

01/03/2019
Capital Group, a global asset manager with nearly $2 trillion in assets under management, implemented a policy as of January 1, 2019 of paying for all external research with its ...
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US IPO Market Continues to Strengthen in 2018

01/02/2019
According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, 191 IPOs were priced in the US during 2018, while the volume of capital raised also rose to $46.8 bln during the ...
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Examining the Sales Options for Research Boutiques

01/01/2019
The following is a guest article by Will Richards and Carlos Flores of the Research Alliance, a leading business development agency for independent research formerly known as Financial Research Solutions.  ...
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Barclays Adds Two Senior Utilities Analysts from Macquarie

12/27/2018
Recently global investment bank, Barclays, Plc added Dominic Nash and Peter Crampton – two senior analysts who had previously worked at Macquarie – in an effort to rebuild its utilities ...
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IHS Markit Adds to Alternative Data Offering

12/27/2018
Fulfilling promises made by its CEO over a year ago, IHS Markit launched a suite of alternative data derived from its automotive industry data.  The move reflects a broader trend ...
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SEC Invites Comments on MiFID II Research Unbundling

12/26/2018
The US Securities and Exchange Commission opened a comment period for broker-dealers, investment advisers, issuers and other market participants to submit data and other information regarding the impact of MiFID ...
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Top ResearchWatch Stories for 2018

12/26/2018
2018 was an eventful year for the investment research industry, as reflected in our most-read articles during the year. MiFID II’s ambitious reforms were an enduring topic.  Our analysis of the ...
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Commission Management Provider Commcise Sells to Euronext

12/21/2018
London-based commission management software provider Commcise sold a majority share to Amsterdam-based European exchange Euronext for £27 million ($34 million) representing 78% ownership. Commcise’s revenue model is based on recurring software ...
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Leerink Sells Out For Modest Valuation

12/21/2018
Boston-based healthcare investment bank Leerink Partners was acquired by SVB Financial Group, parent of Silicon Valley Bank, for $280 million.   Following financial sector boutique Autonomous Research's sale for a 'modest ...
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