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Visible Alpha Raises $38 mln Led by Goldman Sachs

01/18/2018
Visible Alpha, the New York-based research technology firm founded by a consortium of sell-side investment banks, just announced a $38 mln round of funding led by Goldman Sachs, and a ...
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M&A Advisor To Research Firms Is Itself Acquired

01/16/2018
Quayle Munro, a London-based M&A advisor often used by research and data firms, was acquired by Los Angeles-based M&A advisor Houlihan Lokey, Inc.  Terms were not announced.  The CEO of ...
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2017 Review: MiFID II Drives Research Industry M&A

01/03/2018
MiFID II precipitated much of 2017’s M&A activity, as European banks merged or folded their equities businesses and startups hoping to prosper from MiFID II’s research unbundling provisions raised capital ...
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US IPO Market Rebounds in 2017

12/18/2017
According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, 158 IPOs were priced in the US during 2017, while the volume of capital raised also rose to $35.4 bln during the ...
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Commcise & RSRCHXchange Partner to Create MiFID II Solution

12/14/2017
UK-based buy-side commission and RPA management software provider Commcise, recently announced that it has partnered with research aggregator RSRCHXchange, to create an end-to-end research management solution for asset managers subject ...
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Natixis and Oddo Plan to Merge Cash Equities Units

12/05/2017
French bank Natixis and Franco-German investment bank Oddo BHF Securities are reportedly in discussions about merging their equities units as research unbundling provisions under MiFID II are slated to take ...
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Kepler Cheuvreux Partners With Belgian Bank

11/24/2017
Six months after its deal with Swedbank, Paris-based Kepler Cheuvreux has partnered with Belfius Bank, one of the largest banks in Belgium.  Kepler now has strong local partners in Italy, ...
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Blueshift Research and Intro-act Merge

11/17/2017
Blueshift Research, LLC, an established Boston-based independent research firm recently announced a merger with Intro-act, LLC, a FinTech firm focused on providing corporate access solutions to issuers and institutional investors. ...
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Visible Alpha Buys Alpha Exchange

11/16/2017
Broker-owned Visible Alpha announced it has acquired research aggregator Alpha Exchange, a move which significantly changes the research distribution landscape.  By merging with Visible Alpha it will be easier for ...
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Despite Investment From Goldman Sachs, Can Crux Informatics Succeed Where Others Failed?

11/10/2017
Alternative data outsourcer Crux Informatics closed a $10 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments Group.  Crux, which is a reboot of failed venture Incapture Technologies, ...
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