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European Boutiques Ask For Exemption From MiFID II Rules

04/20/2018
Arguing that “the current market for research under MiFID II is not functioning effectively,” the trade organization representing European independent research providers is requesting that European regulators exclude independents from ...
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US Bulge Equities Revenues Surged 32% in Q1 2018

04/19/2018
Happy days were here again for the top US investment banks as first quarter equities revenues attained levels not seen since the financial crisis.  Equities revenues increased by nearly a ...
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Singapore Exchange Beefs Up In-House Research Staff

04/19/2018
The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), which was one of the first exchanges to pay research providers for coverage of listed companies, has been adding staff to produce reports on firms ...
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Alternative Data Firm Neudata Completes Second Seed Round Financing

04/18/2018
UK-based Neudata Limited, which specializes in identifying alternative data sources, raised $600,000 from angel investors, as the firm continues to add staff. One of the lead investors was Dr. Robert ...
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FIG Partners Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 3-30-18

04/18/2018
The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three year period ending March 30, 2018 came from boutique investment bank FIG Partners, according to performance information collected by Investars, ...
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New Street Research Hires Senior Credit Suisse Salesperson

04/17/2018
New Street Research added an 18-year veteran US salesperson as the London-based firm continues to aggressively build out its capabilities.  The diminution of the research sales function at brokerages is ...
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France To Create ‘Data Commons’ To Foster Alternative Data

04/17/2018
As part of a broader initiative to stimulate investment in artificial intelligence, France proposes to implement policies designed to facilitate the creation of alternative data.  However, potential restrictions on the ...
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Janney Hires Three New Equity Research Analysts and Five Others in Capital Markets

04/16/2018
Last week, Philadelphia-based mid-market US investment bank and asset management firm, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC announced that it has hired three new staff in its equity research group, four fixed-income ...
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AlphaSights: Expert Network Industry Will Be $5+ Billion

04/16/2018
The following is a Q&A with AlphaSights’ co-CEO Max Cartellieri, who co-founded the firm with Andrew Heath in 2008.  AlphaSights is one of the fastest growing expert networks, having grown ...
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Cannabis Gains Increasing Research Coverage

04/13/2018
Investment research coverage of the nascent cannabis industry is growing despite limited levels of institutional investment in the sector. Cowen and Company was one of the first brokerage firms to ...
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