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Greenwich: European Research Spending Down 20%

11/05/2018
A recent Greenwich Associates survey estimates that European asset managers have cut their research spending by 20% leading Business Insider to declare that “Bank analysts are getting crushed” but the ...
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Fourth Annual Unbundling Uncovered Conference Slated to be Held in London

11/01/2018
On Tuesday, November 13th, Substantive Research will be holding its fourth annual Unbundling Uncovered conference in London to foster an industry-wide discussion of how the financial services industry is adapting ...
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UK Research Coverage Slipping Though Analyst Hiring Holding Steady Post MiFID II

10/29/2018
Data compiled by Reuters shows that research coverage of both small cap and larger cap companies has dropped since the implementation of MiFID II at the beginning of 2018.  Despite ...
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MiFID II Increases Risk of Research Underspending – Performance Implications?

10/17/2018
The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting (http://www.frostconsulting.co.uk/) which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases. There is a deafening silence regarding the ...
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Aston Martin IPO Reveals Limited Change to UK IPO Process

09/28/2018
Despite reforms making it easier for ‘unconnected’ analysts to access pre-IPO information, few independent research firms are covering the first IPO under the new process: Aston Martin’s glitzy new offering. ...
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Study: European Asset Managers Slash Research Counterparties, Not Research Spending

09/18/2018
A buy-side survey conducted by RBC Capital Markets indicates that MiFID II’s research unbundling provisions have significantly reduced the number of research providers European asset managers use, yet overall research ...
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New Report Cites Covert Geolocation Data Collection

09/12/2018
A new company founded by a privacy whistleblower released a report citing twenty-four iOS applications which “covertly collect precise location histories from tens of millions of mobile devices” while providing ...
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Why Transparent Research Pricing Remains Elusive

09/10/2018
This is an update of an article originally published in October 2017.  Our latest research pricing survey is currently in the field [if you are a research provider and have ...
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The Revenge of the Investment Banks, Revisited (Conclusion)

09/07/2018
This is the third and final installment of a three-part series reexamining our thesis that unbundling of research payments and execution would unleash powerful competitive forces in the investment research ...
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The Revenge of the Investment Banks, Revisited (Part 2)

09/06/2018
This is the second of a three-part series reexamining our thesis that unbundling of research payments and execution would unleash powerful competitive forces in the investment research marketplace.  The first ...
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